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October 18, 2016

Winds of Change: Building Resilience in Cities Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Check out USAID’s latest photo essay and see how USAID is helping cities across the Philippines integrate climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into their long-term […]
October 14, 2016

USAID is at Habitat III

Habitat III—the upcoming UN Conference on Housing and Urban Development, held once every 20 years—will take place in Quito, Ecuador next week. USAID will have a […]
March 16, 2016

Adapting to Climate Change: How USAID is connecting cities to find solutions

USAID has supported city partnerships for more than a decade to encourage peer learning on a variety of topics, most recently climate change. Read this article about […]
March 16, 2016
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Riding the Growth Bubble in an Increasingly Urban World

Did you know that more than half the world now lives in urban areas? And that in the next several decades nearly all population growth will […]
March 16, 2016

Africa’s Urban Water Services

Urban growth across much of sub-Saharan Africa is generating considerable pressure on public and private utilities to provide safe and reliable water and sanitation services. The […]
May 31, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 1 June 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance Article: Financing the […]
May 23, 2017
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USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson

Jeremy Gustafson manages the Environment Office at the USAID Mission in Manila, which consists of a large bilateral program in the Philippines that covers water, forestry, […]
May 18, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 18 May 2017

USAID Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance Article: Financing the Growth of Cities Global […]
May 18, 2017

The Role of Cities in Countering Violent Extremism

By Michael Duffin The Strong Cities Network (SCN) is a notable example of a group building resilience against violent extremism among cities and local leaders around […]
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