Resources

May 18, 2017

The Role of Cities in Countering Violent Extremism

By Michael Duffin The Strong Cities Network (SCN) is a notable example of a group building resilience against violent extremism among cities and local leaders around […]
May 16, 2017

USAID Leads Conference on Sustainable Land Governance

  More than 350 experts and delegates gathered in Manila to exchange best practices and new approaches in land reform during the Conference on Sustainable Land […]
May 15, 2017
Puerto Princesa City business owner

Business Owners Enjoy Faster Business Registration as Cities Become More Competitive

“It used to take us three to five days to get a business permit and there were no clear systems or steps,” shared Arsenia Seydandiego, who […]
May 4, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 4 May 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: USAID Event: Adaptation Community Meeting: Strengthening Adaptation Planning in Mozambican Coastal Cities Article: Financing the Growth of Cities (4/28/2017) […]
April 28, 2017

Article: Financing the Growth of Cities

By Clare Romanik, Urban Resilience Adviser, USAID Cities of the developing world face a daunting challenge in accessing the financing required to build infrastructure and deliver […]
May 3, 2016

Urban Gardens Program for HIV-Affected Women and Children

The project began in Ethiopia in 2004-2008. The USAID/Ethiopia funded program established school and community gardens in six cities: Adama, Addis Ababa, Awassa, Bahir Dar, Dessie, […]
May 3, 2016

Reforming the Water and Sanitation Sector Challenges in Corporatizing Service Provision: The Case of Jordan

The project recommended and implemented the most suitable option for the operation and maintenance of the Greater Amman, Jordan water & sanitation services, which covers approximately […]
May 3, 2016

Urban Solutions: Metropolitan Approaches, Innovation in Urban Water and Sanitation and Inclusive Smart Cities

Evidence-based research is the foundations upon which decisions about urban policies and priorities must be made. To encourage a new generation of urban scholars, practitioners, and […]
May 3, 2016

Climate Policy Matrix

This Excel-based matrix is a decision support tool to enable city staff to communicate amongst themselves and with higher level decision makers around climate impacts, policy […]
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