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May 23, 2017
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USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson

Jeremy Gustafson manages the Environment Office at the USAID Mission in Manila, which consists of a large bilateral program in the Philippines that covers water, forestry, […]
May 18, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 18 May 2017

USAID Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance Article: Financing the Growth of Cities Global […]
May 18, 2017

The Role of Cities in Countering Violent Extremism

By Michael Duffin The Strong Cities Network (SCN) is a notable example of a group building resilience against violent extremism among cities and local leaders around […]
May 16, 2017

USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance

  More than 350 experts and delegates gathered in Manila to exchange best practices and new approaches in land reform during the Conference on Sustainable Land […]
May 15, 2017
Puerto Princesa City business owner

Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive

“It used to take us three to five days to get a business permit and there were no clear systems or steps,” shared Arsenia Seydandiego, who […]
September 21, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 21 September 2017

USAID USAID Opportunity: Democracy Fellow, Conflict, Fragility & Peacebuilding Caribbean Hurricanes USAID Urban Champion: Montserrat Acosta Visiting Sri Lanka and Vietnam with USAID’s Municipal Waste Recycling […]
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 […]
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