Resources

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 […]
May 15, 2016

Making Cities Work Assessment and Implementation Toolkit: Municipal Finance

Municipal finance has an impact on development in several different ways, so it is natural that USAID missions may want to provide assistance to improve the […]
May 15, 2016

USAID Democracy & Governance: Democratic Decentralization Programming Handbook

The Democratic Decentralization Programming Handbook conceptualizes decentralization as a reform that advances the exercise of political freedom and individual economic choice in a context of stability […]
May 15, 2016

Urbanization: Meeting the Challenges and Opportunities of an Urban Future

Too often, urban growth is accompanied by increasing urban poverty. But it does not have to be this way. Cities can and should be places that […]
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