Food Security

October 23, 2019

How Can Cities Fuel International Economic Development? Takeaways from the World Bank’s Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

By Lydia Lo In September, urban economists and international development experts gathered in Washington for the World Bank’s sixth annual Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference.   […]
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 […]
September 1, 2017

Green Infrastructure Resource Guide

   
May 12, 2016

Emergencies in Urban Settings: A Technical Review of Food-Based Program options

The objective of this paper is to provide technical information and lessons learned to support the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners […]
May 12, 2016

Commercialization of Improved Cook Stoves for Reduced Indoor Air Pollution in Urban Slums of Northwest Bangladesh

Beginning in 2003, the energy team of USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade, and the environmental health team of the Bureau for Global Health […]
April 24, 2016

Urban Agriculture and a Planning Approach to Urban Food Systems

This paper discusses ways to support city food systems in the context of rapidly changing social, physical and ecological environments so that urban and peri-urban populations […]
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