Resources

March 15, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 15 March 2018

USAID A Look Back at the 2018 World Urban Forum Global Disability inclusion – ensuring equal access to urban opportunities for all (3/6/18) Source: The World […]
March 1, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 1 March 2018

USAID A Look Back at the 2018 World Urban Forum Global UN to development community: Think urban for the SDGs (2/16/18) Source: Devex Corruption and the […]
February 27, 2018

A Look Back at the 2018 World Urban Forum

In February, USAID Urban was proud to participate in the 2018 World Urban Forum (WUF) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Held biannually, WUF is the most important […]
February 20, 2018

The Case of Jordan: Empowering Municipalities to Improve Public Service Delivery

Quick infusions of public services are usually a surefire way for local officials to increase their political capital. But pushing through reforms that spur longer-term economic […]
February 20, 2018

Governor Mohammed Abubakar Fast Tracks Bauchi Water Board’s Reform with Support from USAID’s WASH Coordination Project

Just months after the launch of the USAID WASH Coordination Project (WCP), the Bauchi State Governor, Barrister Abubakar issued an Executive Memorandum on February 27, 2017, […]
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 15, 2016

Making Cities Work Assessment and Implementation Toolkit: Municipal Finance

Municipal finance has an impact on development in several different ways, so it is natural that USAID missions may want to provide assistance to improve the […]
May 15, 2016

USAID Democracy & Governance: Democratic Decentralization Programming Handbook

The Democratic Decentralization Programming Handbook conceptualizes decentralization as a reform that advances the exercise of political freedom and individual economic choice in a context of stability […]
May 15, 2016

Urbanization: Meeting the Challenges and Opportunities of an Urban Future

Too often, urban growth is accompanied by increasing urban poverty. But it does not have to be this way. Cities can and should be places that […]
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