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December 29, 2016

Urban Development Media Scan – 29 December 2016

Here are the recent urban development media items: Global 2016 reveals deadly dangers of air pollution (12/27/2016) Source: The Herald Strategizing Urban Policies for the Anthropocene […]
December 20, 2016

New Monthly Feature: USAID Urban Champions

  Each month, we will feature profiles of Urban Champions within USAID to learn about their work advancing sustainable urbanization. Kevin Nelson is the new Urban […]
December 8, 2016

Urban Development Media Scan – 15 December 2016

To accompany the new UrbanLinks website, USAID’s E3/Urban office is launching a bi-weekly media scan of relevant urban development news and resources. Posts and media items […]
October 19, 2016

Looking Beyond Quito — The U.S. Agency for International Development and the New Urban Agenda

Urbanization is today’s defining development trend. With over two thirds of the world’s population projected to be living in urban areas by the middle of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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