Amrit Bhandari

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 […]
August 20, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global 30 Most Crowded Cities in the World (8/13/18) Source: 24/7 Wall St. Is the world more […]
August 8, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 2 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global How will humanity feed itself by 2050? (7/30/18) Source: Eco-Business Rapid Urbanization Is a Risk to […]
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 […]
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 30, 2018

Stopping Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

By Carrie Thompson, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) The amount of plastic pollution flowing into the ocean is […]
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