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July 26, 2019

Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Gender and Urban Services Webinar: Access, decision making, and economic empowerment

This recording was originally published on IUCN website. The webinar highlighted two recent USAID-supported knowledge products on gender and urban services: Advancing Gender in the Environment: […]
July 24, 2019

U.S. Government Awards Grants to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Philippine Oceans

This news was originally published on U.S. Embassy in the Philippines website. The U.S. government awarded two grants totaling Php20 million to local organizations for projects […]
July 18, 2019

USAID Urban Policy: Lessons After Five Years of Implementation

Assessment of the Implementation of USAID’s Urban Policy The Society for International Development Washington Infrastructure and Urban Development Workgroup, on Thursday, August 8, 2019 hosted a […]
June 25, 2019

Partnering to Reduce Ocean Plastics

The news and video were originally published on Voice of America. An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic pour into the oceans every year, amounting […]
June 18, 2019

Catalyzing capital to prevent plastic waste: A conversation with Circulate Capital’s Rob Kaplan and USAID’s J.P. Gibbons

This dialogue was originally published on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, June 17 – Plastic waste is a global crisis. Investing to prevent plastic waste is an investment opportunity. Circulate Capital, […]
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
Visit to a regulated landfill and composting project

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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