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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 […]
May 16, 2017

USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance

  More than 350 experts and delegates gathered in Manila to exchange best practices and new approaches in land reform during the Conference on Sustainable Land […]
May 15, 2017
Puerto Princesa City business owner

Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive

“It used to take us three to five days to get a business permit and there were no clear systems or steps,” shared Arsenia Seydandiego, who […]
May 4, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 4 May 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: USAID Event: Adaptation Community Meeting: Strengthening Adaptation Planning in Mozambican Coastal Cities Article: Financing the Growth of Cities (4/28/2017) […]
October 29, 2017

Highlights from the Cities Development Initiative

U.S. Government and Legazpi City enter into partnership to promote inclusive and resilient urban growth U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission […]
October 1, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 19 October 2017

USAID Note to Stakeholders and Prospective Applicants for USAID-funded Grants under the Municipal Waste Recycling Program United States Partners with Sri Lanka to Protect Oceans by […]
September 27, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 5 October 2017

USAID USAID Opportunity: Democracy Fellow, Conflict, Fragility & Peacebuilding United States Partners with Sri Lanka to Protect Oceans by Improving Waste Management Global Cities are gaining […]
September 26, 2017
Montserrat Acosta

USAID Urban Champion: Montserrat Acosta

  Montserrat Acosta is a Climate Change Adaptation Specialist at the USAID Mission in the Dominican Republic, where she is originally from. She manages the CLIMA […]
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