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October 5, 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 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 […]
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 […]
September 21, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 21 September 2017

USAID USAID Opportunity: Democracy Fellow, Conflict, Fragility & Peacebuilding Caribbean Hurricanes USAID Urban Champion: Montserrat Acosta Visiting Sri Lanka and Vietnam with USAID’s Municipal Waste Recycling […]
August 28, 2017

Visiting Sri Lanka and Vietnam with USAID’s Municipal Waste Recycling Program

By Darren Manning, Urban Development Officer, USAID From May 20 to June 2, I visited Sri Lanka and Vietnam with implementing partner Development Innovations Group (DIG) […]
April 28, 2017

Article: Financing the Growth of Cities

By Clare Romanik, Urban Resilience Adviser, USAID Cities of the developing world face a daunting challenge in accessing the financing required to build infrastructure and deliver […]
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 14, 2016

USAID is at Habitat III

Habitat III—the upcoming UN Conference on Housing and Urban Development, held once every 20 years—will take place in Quito, Ecuador next week. USAID will have a […]
March 16, 2016

Adapting to Climate Change: How USAID is connecting cities to find solutions

USAID has supported city partnerships for more than a decade to encourage peer learning on a variety of topics, most recently climate change. Read this article about […]
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