Resources

February 15, 2018

Working together to Achieve Safe Urban Sanitation in Nigeria

The USAID WASH Stakeholder Retreat 2017 is the first for the Kaduna Environmental Protection Agency staff…and has widened our vision of the possibility…for a sanitation standard […]
February 8, 2018

South Africa: A New Model for Transformational USAID/Water Office Support?

South Africa is a country of many contradictions.  Since the founding of the Republic of South Africa in 1994 and the fall of apartheid, its leadership […]
February 7, 2018
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Helping Vulnerable Young Hondurans to Gain Job Skills, Self-Confidence and Hope for the Future

Through its “Internships for Inclusion” program under the Honduras Local Government Activity (HLG), USAID is strengthening the competencies of Honduran youth by engaging them in educational, […]
February 7, 2018

In Guatemala, Participatory Planning Produces Strategic Blueprints for Cities

Is it possible for urban municipalities to efficiently deliver public services without a strategic annual operating plan? Surely, large-scale infrastructure projects, like road construction or amplification […]
February 6, 2018
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Progress Mapping: How maps are improving government accountability in Liberia’s cities

As a country that has endured two civil wars in the past 28 years, Liberia and its citizens are all too familiar with what can happen […]
July 27, 2017

Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique

Much of Africa’s rapid urban growth is happening in towns and secondary cities that drive social and economic transformation. These secondary cities, especially those located along […]
January 11, 2017

Econ + Urban: Professor Ed Glaeser Speaks on Economic Governance for Urban Landscapes

USAID Chief Economist Dr. Louise Fox hosted Professor Ed Glaeser of Harvard University for a presentation and discussion on October 30, 2017. Professor Glaeser, an urban […]
December 20, 2016

Analytical Brief on Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment in East Africa

This Analytical brief assesses the financial, educational, and legal barriers that prevent women in East Africa from fully participating and thriving in their economic spheres. Topics […]
December 20, 2016

Analytical Brief on Natural Resources and Economic Growth in East Africa

This Analytical Brief examines the current state of natural resources in East Africa—with an analysis of energy, water, biodiversity, and climate change—and investments that U.S. foreign […]
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