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December 3, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 14 December 2017

USAID USAID Rejoins Cities Alliance Millennium Challenge Corporation Annual Program Statement: Urban Growth Analysis and Urban Management Partnership Opportunity Global Why Hundreds of Completely New Cities […]
December 3, 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Colin Quinn

  Colin Quinn is an ecologist who works for the USAID’s Bureau for Africa. He is on the climate change team where he focuses primarily on […]
November 28, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 30 November 2017

USAID USAID Urban Champion: Colin Quinn USAID Rejoins the Cities Alliance Partnership Postponed | Women in Waste Management: An Opportunity Global Urban Form and Environmental Performance […]
November 2, 2017

UrbanLinks Launches Enhanced Resource Library

The refreshed UrbanLinks Resource Library has dozens of new resources and search features that make finding what you’re looking for easier than ever. Take a look: […]
November 1, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 2 November 2017

USAID Note to Stakeholders and Prospective Applicants for USAID-funded Grants under the Municipal Waste Recycling Program Global Migration and Its Impact on Cities (10/25/17) Source: World […]
February 8, 2018

South Africa: A New Model for Transformational USAID/Water Office Support?

South Africa is a country of many contradictions.  Since the founding of the Republic of South Africa in 1994 and the fall of apartheid, its leadership […]
February 7, 2018
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Helping Vulnerable Young Hondurans to Gain Job Skills, Self-Confidence and Hope for the Future

Through its “Internships for Inclusion” program under the Honduras Local Government Activity (HLG), USAID is strengthening the competencies of Honduran youth by engaging them in educational, […]
February 7, 2018

In Guatemala, Participatory Planning Produces Strategic Blueprints for Cities

Is it possible for urban municipalities to efficiently deliver public services without a strategic annual operating plan? Surely, large-scale infrastructure projects, like road construction or amplification […]
February 6, 2018
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Progress Mapping: How maps are improving government accountability in Liberia’s cities

As a country that has endured two civil wars in the past 28 years, Liberia and its citizens are all too familiar with what can happen […]
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