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Case Study on Territorial Development in Japan (English)

Word War second left Japan crippled, affecting its economy, governance, demography, settlements, social well-being, and others. However, Japan used this as an opportunity to restructure itself to become a progressive, balanced, and well-rounded country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137934 JAN 01, 2019

Jain,Vibhu; Arai,Yuko Disclosed

Case Study on Managing Urban Expansion in Tokyo (English)

Tokyo, with a population of 38 million (2017) has been the world’s largest mega city for the past sixty years in terms of economic scale and population agglomeration. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137933 JAN 01, 2019

Okazawa,Yuko; Arai,Yuko Disclosed

Development Knowledge of Toyama City (English)

As no prior comprehensive write‐up exists on the development story of Toyama city, the World Bank through the Tokyo development learning center (TDLC) has commissioned this study to undertake a major literature review, conduct key informant interviews with stakeholders involved, and collect relevant maps and diagrams to best illustrate the story for an international audience. ... See More +

Working Paper 142176 JAN 01, 2019

Arai,Yuko Disclosed

Land Readjustment in Japan : Case Study (English)

The origin of Land Readjustment (LR) in Japan dates back more than 100 years. The modern land management system and agricultural land consolidation (ALC) were established in the late 19th century. ... See More +

Working Paper 142178 JAN 01, 2019

Arai,Yuko; Sakaki,Shigeyuki; Chen,Mansha Disclosed

Yokohama Development Knowledge Sourcebook (English)

The City of Yokohama offers useful lessons for other cities seeking to achieve sustainable urban development. It simultaneously managed rapid economic growth and a sharp rise in population through a series of thoughtfully conceived and well‐integrated development projects and regulative measures, each designed to be implemented over the long term and actively involving participation of citizens and the private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 131973 NOV 01, 2018

Okazawa,Yuko; Levine,Daniel Disclosed

Towards a Transit Oriented Development Approach for Belgrade (English)

The purpose of this report is to explore opportunities to better integrate land use and public transit planning in Belgrade. Specifically, the aim is to develop an approach toward Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) for Belgrade building off the city’s recently approved Transport Master Plan (2017). ... See More +

Working Paper 130458 SEP 01, 2018

Nishimaki,Hiroshi; Levine,Daniel; Okazawa,Yuko Disclosed

Cultural heritage, sustainable tourism and urban regeneration : capturing lessons and experience from Japan with a focus on Kyoto (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) has long recognized that the restoration and preservationof cultural heritage, urban regeneration, and sustainable tourism can play a vital role in developing countries’ efforts to promote local economic development, accelerate social integration, and alleviate poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 128058 JAN 01, 2018

Eiweida,Ahmed A. R.; Okazawa,Yuko Disclosed

Kitakyushu Model Subsector : Interplay between Solid Waste and Urban Flood Risk (English)

The Kitakyushu Model is a methodology developed in Kitakyushu City, Japan to provide appropriate solutions for environmental challenges to pursue sustainable urban development. ... See More +

131903 JAN 01, 2017

Okazawa,Yuko; Levine,Daniel Disclosed

Case Study on Tokyo Metropolitan Region, Japan (English)

Japan entered its period of rapid economic growth in the late 1950s, and for half a century since then, the concentration of population, industries, and other functions in three major metropolitan areas, particularly in Tokyo, was remarkably intense. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 138019 JAN 01, 2017

Jain,Vibhu; Arai,Yuko Disclosed