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July 27, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 27 July 2017

USAID Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique Global Cities set the pace on fighting poverty, climate change but who will […]
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 […]
May 31, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 1 June 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance Article: Financing the […]
October 29, 2017

Highlights from the Cities Development Initiative

U.S. Government and Legazpi City enter into partnership to promote inclusive and resilient urban growth U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission […]
October 1, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 19 October 2017

USAID Note to Stakeholders and Prospective Applicants for USAID-funded Grants under the Municipal Waste Recycling Program United States Partners with Sri Lanka to Protect Oceans by […]
September 27, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 5 October 2017

USAID USAID Opportunity: Democracy Fellow, Conflict, Fragility & Peacebuilding United States Partners with Sri Lanka to Protect Oceans by Improving Waste Management Global Cities are gaining […]
September 26, 2017
Montserrat Acosta

USAID Urban Champion: Montserrat Acosta

  Montserrat Acosta is a Climate Change Adaptation Specialist at the USAID Mission in the Dominican Republic, where she is originally from. She manages the CLIMA […]
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