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February 20, 2018

The Case of Jordan: Empowering Municipalities to Improve Public Service Delivery

Quick infusions of public services are usually a surefire way for local officials to increase their political capital. But pushing through reforms that spur longer-term economic […]
February 20, 2018

Working together to Achieve Safe Urban Sanitation in Nigeria

The USAID WASH Stakeholder Retreat 2017 is the first for the Kaduna Environmental Protection Agency staff…and has widened our vision of the possibility…for a sanitation standard […]
February 20, 2018

Governor Mohammed Abubakar Fast Tracks Bauchi Water Board’s Reform with Support from USAID’s WASH Coordination Project

Just months after the launch of the USAID WASH Coordination Project (WCP), the Bauchi State Governor, Barrister Abubakar issued an Executive Memorandum on February 27, 2017, […]
February 15, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 15 February 2018

USAID Annual Program Statement: Municipal Waste Recycling Program Recorded Webinar – Women in Waste Management: An Opportunity USAID Urban Blog Series: South Africa: A New Model […]
February 8, 2018

South Africa: A New Model for Transformational USAID/Water Office Support?

South Africa is a country of many contradictions.  Since the founding of the Republic of South Africa in 1994 and the fall of apartheid, its leadership […]
February 6, 2018

Women in Waste Management Networking Event

World Urban Forum Networking Event Women in Waste Management – An Opportunity WUF 9 Networking Event Saturday, 10 February, 3:00-5:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Room […]
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 […]
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