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Agustus 2018

The 6th International Conference of Jabodetabek Study Forum

Agustus 29 - Agustus 30
IPB International Convention Center, Botani Square Lt. 2, Jl. Pajajaran Raya
Bogor, Jawa Barat 16127 Indonesia
the 6th Jabodetabek study forum

The development of megacities, particularly in Asia, has come to new challenges as population growth and physical expansion have occurred at unprecedented scale. Besides urban population which is predicted surpassing the rural population in the near future (UNDP, 2014), the expansion of urban fabric has been extended toward small-middle cities, towns, rural zones, and even natural protected areas over coastal, lowland, and upland areas (Elmqvist et al., 2013). This leads to number of consequences that never been faced before either at the local or global level. At the global level, the expanding megacities has escalated emission, pollutant, waste, land use changes, etc. that considerably contribute to global climate change. On the other hand, continuing accumulation of people, infrastructures, and investment have risked regional and global economy as nowadays they are getting exposed to rising natural hazards such as flood, drought, landslides, etc. At the local level, common urban issues such as rural-urban migration, urban poverty, urban informality, congestion, gentrification, criminality, and environmental degradation are getting harder to be handled due to their increasing magnitude.

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