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October 10, 2019

Indonesian Foundation Working to Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution Wins Google.org Support

Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, issued an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use artificial intelligence […]
October 10, 2019

USAID Awards New Project to Prevent Ocean Plastic Pollution

On August 29th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a $48 million contract to reduce and prevent ocean plastic pollution around the world. Clean […]
October 7, 2019

Ocean Plastics Media Scan: September 2019

Fortune: Preventing Plastic Waste is a Global Crisis- and an Investment Opportunity Investors and companies around the world are beginning to see the global plastics pollution […]
September 17, 2019
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Monitoring and Evaluation for Climate Adaptation Initiatives: Lessons from the Philippines

This post was originally published on Climatelinks. Increasingly, cities are taking control of assessing local risks associated with climate change and implementing adaptation activities to build […]
September 12, 2019

Calling All Photographers for the Climatelinks 2019 Photo Contest

This contest was originally published on ClimateLinks. Do you have great photos of climate and development? Do you want to showcase your photos and promote your […]
June 7, 2019

Blended Finance Partnership to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution

USAID and the Private Sector:  Blended Finance Partnership to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution (Launch Event) June 5, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM 6th Floor Flom […]
May 24, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 May 2018

USAID Paving the Way for Efficient Service Delivery Global World’s urban growth will surge most in India, China and Nigeria (5/16/18) Source: Reuters Could air pollution […]
February 6, 2018

Women in Waste Management Networking Event

World Urban Forum Networking Event Women in Waste Management – An Opportunity WUF 9 Networking Event Saturday, 10 February, 3:00-5:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Room […]
April 28, 2017

Article: Financing the Growth of Cities

By Clare Romanik, Urban Resilience Adviser, USAID Cities of the developing world face a daunting challenge in accessing the financing required to build infrastructure and deliver […]
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