Resources

October 18, 2016

Winds of Change: Building Resilience in Cities Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Check out USAID’s latest photo essay and see how USAID is helping cities across the Philippines integrate climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into their long-term […]
October 14, 2016

USAID is at Habitat III

Habitat III—the upcoming UN Conference on Housing and Urban Development, held once every 20 years—will take place in Quito, Ecuador next week. USAID will have a […]
March 16, 2016

Adapting to Climate Change: How USAID is connecting cities to find solutions

USAID has supported city partnerships for more than a decade to encourage peer learning on a variety of topics, most recently climate change. Read this article about […]
March 16, 2016
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Riding the Growth Bubble in an Increasingly Urban World

Did you know that more than half the world now lives in urban areas? And that in the next several decades nearly all population growth will […]
March 16, 2016

Africa’s Urban Water Services

Urban growth across much of sub-Saharan Africa is generating considerable pressure on public and private utilities to provide safe and reliable water and sanitation services. The […]
April 24, 2016

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services Pilot

This project worked with cities in developing countries and USAID Missions to increase the climate resilience of physical infrastructure and the services it provides. The pilots […]
April 24, 2016

Urban Agriculture and a Planning Approach to Urban Food Systems

This paper discusses ways to support city food systems in the context of rapidly changing social, physical and ecological environments so that urban and peri-urban populations […]
April 24, 2016

West Africa Sanitation Service Delivery Program Fact Sheet

This project fact sheet provides an overview of work being carried out in Benin, Cote d’ivoire, and Ghana to improve sanitation outcomes by developing and testing […]
April 24, 2016

Climate Change Resilient Development: A Framework for Understanding and Addressing Climate Change

This report describes the Climate-resilient Development Framework, a “development-first” approach to climate change adaptation. The framework recommends practitioners use climate analyses to complement those normally undertaken […]
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