Resources

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 4, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 4 May 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: USAID Event: Adaptation Community Meeting: Strengthening Adaptation Planning in Mozambican Coastal Cities Article: Financing the Growth of Cities (4/28/2017) […]
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 […]
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, […]
May 4, 2016

Final Evaluation of USAID GEMAP Activities

This project assisted the Government of Liberia and Monrovia City Corporation with creation and institutionalization of effective financial and asset management policies and procedures, containment of […]
May 4, 2016

India Health of the Urban Poor Program

USAID funded the Urban Child Health and Nutrition Program, with slum-based neonatal health and hygiene improvement activities in Indore, Jamshedpur, Kolkata and Agra. Other key components […]
May 4, 2016

USAID Health Care Improvement Project

This project supported the Ministry of Health to expand best practices in tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis, case management, and Directly Observed Treatment Short course in urban health […]
X