Women’s Empowerment

January 31, 2019

Ebook: 19 on 2019 – Predictions on Local Government from 19 Experts

From transportation services to fostering equity and inclusion in the workplace, local governments play a central role in day-to-day life across the globe. Reflecting on key […]
November 5, 2018

Photo Feature: Municipal Waste Recycling Program

  Eight million tons of plastic waste are discarded into the word’s ocean annually- the equivalent of dumping an entire garage struck of plastic into the […]
October 25, 2018

From Waste to Work: Taking Action on Ocean Plastics

  The United Nations projects that by 2050 over two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. Ninety percent of that increase will take place in Asia […]
October 3, 2018

USAID Urban Champion: Mike Keshishian

Mike Keshishian is a Local Government Specialist in USAID’s Office of Democracy, Rights and Governance. He has worked for USAID since 1998, with a primary focus […]
September 12, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 30 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global London and other major global cities commit to waste reduction declaration (8/28/18) Source: Envirotec Magazine Global Population […]
May 3, 2016

Urban Gardens Program for HIV-Affected Women and Children

The project began in Ethiopia in 2004-2008. The USAID/Ethiopia funded program established school and community gardens in six cities: Adama, Addis Ababa, Awassa, Bahir Dar, Dessie, […]
April 24, 2016

Support of the Urban Policy (SOUP) Project — Gender Analysis and Strategy

As cities have expanded, urban services have often not satisfied the basic needs of urban residents, especially the urban poor. Services are plagued by poor planning […]
August 22, 2015

Gender Integration in Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG)

The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG Center) has developed this toolkit as a practical guide for USAID staff to better integrate […]
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