Women’s Empowerment

June 18, 2019

Catalyzing capital to prevent plastic waste: A conversation with Circulate Capital’s Rob Kaplan and USAID’s J.P. Gibbons

This dialogue was originally published on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, June 17 – Plastic waste is a global crisis. Investing to prevent plastic waste is an investment opportunity. Circulate Capital, […]
June 12, 2019

Water Currents: Peri-Urban Sanitation

A central goal of the U.S. Government Global Water Strategy is to facilitate sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, and promote the adoption […]
June 7, 2019

Blended Finance Partnership to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution

USAID and the Private Sector:  Blended Finance Partnership to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution (Launch Event) June 5, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM 6th Floor Flom […]
March 27, 2019

U.S. and Indonesia Combat Marine Plastic Waste

Jakarta – U.S. Ambassador Joseph R. Donovan Jr., Senior Advisor to the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Dr. Tukul Rameyo Adi, and Director of Solid Waste Management […]
February 12, 2019

Can we create better jobs in Africa’s booming construction sector?

ILO-The Lab compares constraints and opportunities in the building construction sector in Mozambique, Zambia and Rwanda   By Steve Hartrich and Elisa Mandelli, the Lab Project If […]
May 24, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 May 2018

USAID Paving the Way for Efficient Service Delivery Global World’s urban growth will surge most in India, China and Nigeria (5/16/18) Source: Reuters Could air pollution […]
February 6, 2018

Women in Waste Management Networking Event

World Urban Forum Networking Event Women in Waste Management – An Opportunity WUF 9 Networking Event Saturday, 10 February, 3:00-5:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Room […]
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 […]
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 […]
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