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October 22, 2019

Despite Challenges, Urban Microgrids Increase Resilience

This blog was originally published on Chemonics website. By Michael Ashford | Lisa Pagkalinawan Urban microgrids can harness underutilized sources of low-emission energy in cities — […]
October 22, 2019

Professionalizing Nigeria’s Water Sector: Transforming Service Delivery One State at a Time

By USAID Water Team “If you drink Zobo, we’re going to drink Zobo with you,” Dennis Mwanza, project director of USAID/Nigeria’s Effective Water and Sanitation Hygiene […]
October 22, 2019

Understanding the Ocean Pollution Problem in Latin America & the Caribbean

Did you know plastic is the number one type of pollution in the waters of Latin America and the Caribbean? And that most of the plastic […]
October 10, 2019

Indonesian Foundation Working to Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution Wins Google.org Support

Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, issued an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use artificial intelligence […]
October 10, 2019

USAID Awards New Project to Prevent Ocean Plastic Pollution

On August 29th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a $48 million contract to reduce and prevent ocean plastic pollution around the world. Clean […]
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 […]
March 16, 2016
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Riding the Growth Bubble in an Increasingly Urban World

Did you know that more than half the world now lives in urban areas? And that in the next several decades nearly all population growth will […]
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