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January 4, 2017

UrbanLinks Event: Financing Urban Infrastructure

USAID’s E3/Urban Team is launching a new event series that will examine important issues in urban development and feature experts who can share innovative ideas and […]
December 29, 2016

Urban Development Media Scan – 29 December 2016

Here are the recent urban development media items: Global 2016 reveals deadly dangers of air pollution (12/27/2016) Source: The Herald Strategizing Urban Policies for the Anthropocene […]
December 20, 2016

New Monthly Feature: USAID Urban Champions

  Each month, we will feature profiles of Urban Champions within USAID to learn about their work advancing sustainable urbanization. Kevin Nelson is the new Urban […]
December 8, 2016

Urban Development Media Scan – 15 December 2016

To accompany the new UrbanLinks website, USAID’s E3/Urban office is launching a bi-weekly media scan of relevant urban development news and resources. Posts and media items […]
October 19, 2016

Looking Beyond Quito — The U.S. Agency for International Development and the New Urban Agenda

Urbanization is today’s defining development trend. With over two thirds of the world’s population projected to be living in urban areas by the middle of the […]
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 […]
July 12, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 14 July 2017

Global Upgrade slums, expand rentals to ease urban housing crisis: researchers (7/12/2017) Source: Reuters A guide to fixing the urban housing crisis (7/12/2017) Source: Devex As […]
June 28, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 29 June 2017

Global Event: 4th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference Why mobility tech could be $600 billion boon for cities (6/28/2017) Source: GreenBiz Three countries show why culture […]
June 15, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 June 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson Publications Financing Sustainable Urban Development in the Least Developed Countries Source: UNCDF – Financing for Development Office/UN-DESA Water Safety Planning for […]
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