September 26, 2017
Montserrat Acosta

USAID Urban Champion: Montserrat Acosta

  Montserrat Acosta is a Climate Change Adaptation Specialist at the USAID Mission in the Dominican Republic, where she is originally from. She manages the CLIMA […]
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 […]
May 12, 2016

Exploring Methane Capture Options Under the Asansol-Durgapur Urban Area Solid Waste Management Project: Final Report

The Financial Institutions Reform and Expansion (FIRE-D) provided technical support to the Government of West Bengal to operationalize the West Bengal Solid Waste Management Mission (WBSWMM) […]
May 12, 2016

Delivery of Humanitarian Shelter in Urban Areas: The Case of KASS

This Guide seeks to provide the reader with an understanding of the importance of integrated shelter-led humanitarian intervention, and the associated issues. The guide is in […]
May 12, 2016

Emergencies in Urban Settings: A Technical Review of Food-Based Program options

The objective of this paper is to provide technical information and lessons learned to support the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners […]
May 12, 2016

Commercialization of Improved Cook Stoves for Reduced Indoor Air Pollution in Urban Slums of Northwest Bangladesh

Beginning in 2003, the energy team of USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade, and the environmental health team of the Bureau for Global Health […]