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February 15, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 15 February 2018

USAID Annual Program Statement: Municipal Waste Recycling Program Recorded Webinar – Women in Waste Management: An Opportunity USAID Urban Blog Series: South Africa: A New Model […]
February 15, 2018

Working together to Achieve Safe Urban Sanitation in Nigeria

The USAID WASH Stakeholder Retreat 2017 is the first for the Kaduna Environmental Protection Agency staff…and has widened our vision of the possibility…for a sanitation standard […]
February 8, 2018

South Africa: A New Model for Transformational USAID/Water Office Support?

South Africa is a country of many contradictions.  Since the founding of the Republic of South Africa in 1994 and the fall of apartheid, its leadership […]
February 7, 2018
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Helping Vulnerable Young Hondurans to Gain Job Skills, Self-Confidence and Hope for the Future

Through its “Internships for Inclusion” program under the Honduras Local Government Activity (HLG), USAID is strengthening the competencies of Honduran youth by engaging them in educational, […]
February 7, 2018

In Guatemala, Participatory Planning Produces Strategic Blueprints for Cities

Is it possible for urban municipalities to efficiently deliver public services without a strategic annual operating plan? Surely, large-scale infrastructure projects, like road construction or amplification […]
May 15, 2016

Financing Sustainable Urban Development: USAID’s Role in Bridging the Gap

To meet our goals, much of the needed investments in electricity, schools, transportation, telecommunications, housing, water, and sanitation infrastructure will have to take place in cities. […]
May 15, 2016

Urban Development Timeline

Rapid urbanization is one of the most important demographic trends of this century. USAID’s success in achieving our core development objectives—eliminating extreme poverty, reducing hunger, improving […]
May 15, 2016

Urban Child Poverty, Health, and Survival in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This USAID-funded report examines levels and trends in poverty, health status, and use of health services among children under age 5 living in large cities in […]
May 15, 2016

The High Cost of HIV-Positive Inpatient Care at an Urban Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

While most HIV care is provided on an outpatient basis, hospitals continue to treat serious HIV-related admissions, which is relatively resource-intensive and expensive. This USAID-funded study […]
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