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Youth can reduce negative impacts of urbanization

  • Tifa Asrianti

    The Jakarta Post

| Sat, March 26 2011 | 10:00 am

PREMIUM Youth should be the agents of change in communities to reduce problems caused by urbanization and industrialization, experts say.

The Central Statistics Agency estimates Indonesia will reach a 68 percent urbanization rate by 2025.

In several provinces, especially in Java and Bali, urbanization rates are higher than the national rate.

As the urbanization rate climbs, so do su...