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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 […]
June 21, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 21 June 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global Mesmerizing NASA Images Show Just How Much Cities Grew Over 30 Years (6/14/18) Source: Forbes What […]
June 8, 2018

USAID Radio Show Boosts National Conversation about Local Government

A Palestinian local radio station is broadcasting its own version of a USAID-funded radio show to help citizens in the southern West Bank learn more about […]
June 7, 2018
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Urban Development Media Scan – 7 June 2018

USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global Why Cities Should Support, Not Exclude, Street Vendors (5/30/18) Source: CityLab Satellite Images Can Harm the Poorest Citizens (6/5/18) […]
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 […]
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