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February 23, 2017

New Urban Perspectives: Climate Change, Refugees, and Planning

On Monday, March 6, 2017, the Wilson Center’s Urban Sustainability Laboratory invites you for a discussion about the latest research from the field on innovative urban approaches to […]
February 23, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 February 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: USAID USAID Launches Municipal Waste Recycling Program in Southeast Asia (2/17/2017) Municipal Waste Recycling Program Annual Program Statement […]
February 17, 2017
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USAID Launches Municipal Waste Recycling Program in Southeast Asia

By Darren Manning, Urban Development Officer, USAID’s E3/Land and Urban Office Asian countries are responsible for more than half of the plastic waste in the world’s […]
February 9, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 9 February 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: Global FACTBOX-Rocketing urban growth challenges city resilience (1/31/2017) Source: Reuters Mayors’ Toolkit Offers Picture of Equitable Development in […]
January 30, 2017

Municipal Waste Recycling Program Annual Program Statement

The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to solicit grant applications for funding available through the Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) from organizations in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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