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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
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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 […]
July 27, 2017

Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique

Much of Africa’s rapid urban growth is happening in towns and secondary cities that drive social and economic transformation. These secondary cities, especially those located along […]
July 12, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 14 July 2017

Global Upgrade slums, expand rentals to ease urban housing crisis: researchers (7/12/2017) Source: Reuters A guide to fixing the urban housing crisis (7/12/2017) Source: Devex As […]
June 28, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 29 June 2017

Global Event: 4th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference Why mobility tech could be $600 billion boon for cities (6/28/2017) Source: GreenBiz Three countries show why culture […]
June 15, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 June 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson Publications Financing Sustainable Urban Development in the Least Developed Countries Source: UNCDF – Financing for Development Office/UN-DESA Water Safety Planning for […]
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