Infrastructure

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 […]
April 3, 2018

Progress Toward Financing Urban Infrastructure

Progress Toward Financing Urban Infrastructure  An Update on the C40 Cities Finance Facility March 30 | Danielle Miley Photo: Eric Dorrejo | USAID Planning for Climate […]
September 1, 2017

Green Infrastructure Resource Guide

   
December 20, 2016

Analytical Brief on Economic Growth in East Africa

The “Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade in East Africa” Analytical Brief is intended to provide an overview of economic growth, trade, and agriculture in the East […]
May 4, 2016

Urban Open Spaces For Adolescent Girls: An Assessment for Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Urban open spaces are valued for their health, social, economic, and environmental benefits. Outdoor physical activity is important for the well-being of youth, while playfulness is […]
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