October 18, 2016

Winds of Change: Building Resilience in Cities Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Check out USAID’s latest photo essay and see how USAID is helping cities across the Philippines integrate climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into their long-term […]
October 14, 2016

USAID is at Habitat III

Habitat III—the upcoming UN Conference on Housing and Urban Development, held once every 20 years—will take place in Quito, Ecuador next week. USAID will have a […]
March 16, 2016

Adapting to Climate Change: How USAID is connecting cities to find solutions

USAID has supported city partnerships for more than a decade to encourage peer learning on a variety of topics, most recently climate change. Read this article about […]
March 16, 2016

Riding the Growth Bubble in an Increasingly Urban World

Did you know that more than half the world now lives in urban areas? And that in the next several decades nearly all population growth will […]
March 16, 2016

Africa’s Urban Water Services

Urban growth across much of sub-Saharan Africa is generating considerable pressure on public and private utilities to provide safe and reliable water and sanitation services. The […]
September 1, 2017

Green Infrastructure Resource Guide

August 28, 2017

Visiting Sri Lanka and Vietnam with USAID’s Municipal Waste Recycling Program

By Darren Manning, Urban Development Officer, USAID From May 20 to June 2, I visited Sri Lanka and Vietnam with implementing partner Development Innovations Group (DIG) […]
August 24, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 August 2017

USAID Notice: Communications, Evidence and Learning (CEL) Project Municipal Waste Recycling Program Annual Program Statement – Amendment 2 Global UN-Habitat faces shake up (8/22/2017) Source: Cities […]
August 11, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 10 August 2017

USAID Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique Global Sprawl Can Be Beautiful—if Cities Learn to Manage Growth (8/10/2017) Source: Bloomberg […]