Climate

October 25, 2018

From Waste to Work: Taking Action on Ocean Plastics

  The United Nations projects that by 2050 over two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. Ninety percent of that increase will take place in Asia […]
October 3, 2018

USAID Urban Champion: Mike Keshishian

Mike Keshishian is a Local Government Specialist in USAID’s Office of Democracy, Rights and Governance. He has worked for USAID since 1998, with a primary focus […]
September 12, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 30 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global London and other major global cities commit to waste reduction declaration (8/28/18) Source: Envirotec Magazine Global Population […]
August 20, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global 30 Most Crowded Cities in the World (8/13/18) Source: 24/7 Wall St. Is the world more […]
August 8, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 2 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global How will humanity feed itself by 2050? (7/30/18) Source: Eco-Business Rapid Urbanization Is a Risk to […]
April 20, 2016

Urban Intersections: Food Security, Water, and Climate Change

The USAID-funded, ICMA CityLinks program partnered with the RUAF Foundation-International Network on Urban Agriculture and Food Security to present a two-part webinar series illustrating local government […]
April 15, 2016

USAID Programs Supporting Climate-Smart Cities

This document provides information on USAID funded programs that support climate-smart cities. USAID partners with local governments to support energy efficiency, improve urban planning, enable access […]
August 22, 2015

Financing Urban Adaptation and Resilience Examples and Experiences

The 8th Exchange on “Financing Urban Adaptation and Resilience” was raised by Dr. Peter King on 16 June 2015 to engage the APAN climate change adaptation […]
August 22, 2015

6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

One of the ways USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific supports the region is by designing and implementing standalone capacity building programs targeted specifically at government officials. Responding to […]
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