Resources

May 23, 2017
Jeremy Gustafson - bio photo

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 […]
May 12, 2016

Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: What Works Where, and Why

ISET worked with stakeholders in 15 cities in 5 countries — Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Thailand and the United States — to identify the challenges climate change […]
May 12, 2016

Reform of the Urban Water and Sanitation Sectors in South Sudan: Project Final Report

The SUWASA project in South Sudan was implemented over a 42 month period to promote a structured, formal and systems-oriented approach to urban water and sanitation […]
May 4, 2016

Urban Open Spaces For Adolescent Girls: An Assessment for Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Urban open spaces are valued for their health, social, economic, and environmental benefits. Outdoor physical activity is important for the well-being of youth, while playfulness is […]
May 4, 2016

Kyrgyzstan Local Economic Development Program: Final Report

The USAID-funded Local Development Program (LDP) stimulated rapid, diversified, and sustained economic growth in the Kyrgyz Republic through strategic partnerships with local governments, the private sector, […]
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