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August 11, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 10 August 2017

USAID Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique Global Sprawl Can Be Beautiful—if Cities Learn to Manage Growth (8/10/2017) Source: Bloomberg […]
July 27, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 27 July 2017

USAID Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique Global Cities set the pace on fighting poverty, climate change but who will […]
July 12, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 14 July 2017

Global Upgrade slums, expand rentals to ease urban housing crisis: researchers (7/12/2017) Source: Reuters A guide to fixing the urban housing crisis (7/12/2017) Source: Devex As […]
June 28, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 29 June 2017

Global Event: 4th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference Why mobility tech could be $600 billion boon for cities (6/28/2017) Source: GreenBiz Three countries show why culture […]
June 15, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 June 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Jeremy Gustafson Publications Financing Sustainable Urban Development in the Least Developed Countries Source: UNCDF – Financing for Development Office/UN-DESA Water Safety Planning for […]
July 27, 2017

Urban Resilience Planning for Secondary African Cities: A Case Study of Mozambique

Much of Africa’s rapid urban growth is happening in towns and secondary cities that drive social and economic transformation. These secondary cities, especially those located along […]
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 […]
March 21, 2017

Request for Information/Sources Sought: Communications, Evidence and Learning Project

The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3), Office of Land and Urban (LU) is issuing a Request for […]
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 […]
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