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Rural India: impact of urban migration

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Video is part of a half day session in Switzerland to around 120 leaders from many nations, looking at the impact of global tends.

Urbanisation is an unstoppable force with 300 million people expected to move from rural areas to cities in China (mainly coastal region) from 2009 to 2020, and 750 million Africans expected to be living in cities by the same date.  What about India? Expect massive urban migration to cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Madras, Bangalore and expansion of slum dwellings in megacities. At the same time expect rapid infrastructure investment with new roads, power, water and electricity supplies – as these cities expand. Depopulation of rural areas. Keynote conference speaker Patrick Dixon at Stein Am Rhein Leadership Summit – questions and answers facilitated by Professor Prabhu Guptara.

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* Patrick Dixon has given keynote presentations on a wide range of emerging markets issues in Central America, Latin America, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South East Asia. He has been a conference speaker at events in Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burundi, China, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Estonia, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Panama, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Uganda, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe



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