Jennifer Anderson

December 13, 2019

Video: Waste Less Arugam Bay

Waste Less Arugam Bay (WLAB) is a social enterprise funded by USAID through the Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP), which offers holistic solutions to plastic related […]
December 4, 2019

Ocean Plastics Media Scan: October 2019

Forbes: We Need the World’s Ocean Philanthropies to Join the Fight Against Ocean Plastic   Proving the plastics recycling investment case is the best way to attract […]
October 23, 2019

How Can Cities Fuel International Economic Development? Takeaways from the World Bank’s Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

By Lydia Lo In September, urban economists and international development experts gathered in Washington for the World Bank’s sixth annual Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference.   […]
October 22, 2019

Despite Challenges, Urban Microgrids Increase Resilience

This blog was originally published on Chemonics website. By Michael Ashford | Lisa Pagkalinawan Urban microgrids can harness underutilized sources of low-emission energy in cities — […]
October 22, 2019

Professionalizing Nigeria’s Water Sector: Transforming Service Delivery One State at a Time

By USAID Water Team “If you drink Zobo, we’re going to drink Zobo with you,” Dennis Mwanza, project director of USAID/Nigeria’s Effective Water and Sanitation Hygiene […]
October 10, 2019

Indonesian Foundation Working to Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution Wins Google.org Support

Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, issued an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use artificial intelligence […]
October 10, 2019

USAID Awards New Project to Prevent Ocean Plastic Pollution

On August 29th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a $48 million contract to reduce and prevent ocean plastic pollution around the world. Clean […]
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 […]
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