Climate

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 7, 2019

Ocean Plastics Media Scan: September 2019

Fortune: Preventing Plastic Waste is a Global Crisis- and an Investment Opportunity Investors and companies around the world are beginning to see the global plastics pollution […]
September 17, 2019
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Monitoring and Evaluation for Climate Adaptation Initiatives: Lessons from the Philippines

This post was originally published on Climatelinks. Increasingly, cities are taking control of assessing local risks associated with climate change and implementing adaptation activities to build […]
September 12, 2019

Calling All Photographers for the Climatelinks 2019 Photo Contest

This contest was originally published on ClimateLinks. Do you have great photos of climate and development? Do you want to showcase your photos and promote your […]
August 22, 2019

USAID’s Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Environment

USAID’s Office of Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment is thrilled to announce Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the […]
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 […]
December 20, 2016

Analytical Brief on Natural Resources and Economic Growth in East Africa

This Analytical Brief examines the current state of natural resources in East Africa—with an analysis of energy, water, biodiversity, and climate change—and investments that U.S. foreign […]
August 31, 2016

Climate Vulnerability and Land Use Tool

Some land use planning and development decisions are straightforward and require little analysis to implement. However, climate change adds a new dimension to land use plans, […]
May 12, 2016

Lessons Learned in Pilot Sustainability: Vietnam Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool

The Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool (CIMPACT-DST or tool) is an easy-to-use Excel-based decision support tool for urban planners and project developers. Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc. […]
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