Economic Growth

March 27, 2019

U.S. and Indonesia Combat Marine Plastic Waste

Jakarta – U.S. Ambassador Joseph R. Donovan Jr., Senior Advisor to the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Dr. Tukul Rameyo Adi, and Director of Solid Waste Management […]
February 12, 2019

Can we create better jobs in Africa’s booming construction sector?

ILO-The Lab compares constraints and opportunities in the building construction sector in Mozambique, Zambia and Rwanda   By Steve Hartrich and Elisa Mandelli, the Lab Project If […]
November 5, 2018

Photo Feature: Municipal Waste Recycling Program

  Eight million tons of plastic waste are discarded into the word’s ocean annually- the equivalent of dumping an entire garage struck of plastic into the […]
October 26, 2018

Municipal Waste Recycling Program

Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Indonesia | Philippines | Sri Lanka | Vietnam With rapid global population growth and urbanization, municipal waste generation is expected to […]
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 […]
April 1, 2018

Accelerating Economic Growth Through Structural Reform

   
April 1, 2018

Assessment of the Business Enabling Environment in Cities Development Initiative Cities

   
April 1, 2018

Guatemala Urban Municipal Governance Project

   
January 11, 2017

Econ + Urban: Professor Ed Glaeser Speaks on Economic Governance for Urban Landscapes

USAID Chief Economist Dr. Louise Fox hosted Professor Ed Glaeser of Harvard University for a presentation and discussion on October 30, 2017. Professor Glaeser, an urban […]
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