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July 26, 2019

Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Gender and Urban Services Webinar: Access, decision making, and economic empowerment

This recording was originally published on IUCN website. The webinar highlighted two recent USAID-supported knowledge products on gender and urban services: Advancing Gender in the Environment: […]
July 24, 2019

U.S. Government Awards Grants to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Philippine Oceans

This news was originally published on U.S. Embassy in the Philippines website. The U.S. government awarded two grants totaling Php20 million to local organizations for projects […]
July 18, 2019

Event: Assessment of the Implementation of USAID’s Urban Policy

Society for International Development Washington Infrastructure & Urban Development Workgroup Event Date: August 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM Venue: SIDW, 1129 20th St NW #500, Washington, […]
June 25, 2019

Partnering to Reduce Ocean Plastics

The news and video were originally published on Voice of America. An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic pour into the oceans every year, amounting […]
June 18, 2019

Catalyzing capital to prevent plastic waste: A conversation with Circulate Capital’s Rob Kaplan and USAID’s J.P. Gibbons

This dialogue was originally published on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, June 17 – Plastic waste is a global crisis. Investing to prevent plastic waste is an investment opportunity. Circulate Capital, […]
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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