Resources

March 6, 2017

USAID Urban Champion: Jeffrey Szuchman

Jeffrey Szuchman is a Senior Policy Analyst in USAID’s Policy Office in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL), where he leads a team that works […]
February 23, 2017

New Urban Perspectives: Climate Change, Refugees, and Planning

On Monday, March 6, 2017, the Wilson Center’s Urban Sustainability Laboratory invites you for a discussion about the latest research from the field on innovative urban approaches to […]
February 23, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 February 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: USAID USAID Launches Municipal Waste Recycling Program in Southeast Asia (2/17/2017) Municipal Waste Recycling Program Annual Program Statement […]
February 17, 2017
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USAID Launches Municipal Waste Recycling Program in Southeast Asia

By Darren Manning, Urban Development Officer, USAID’s E3/Land and Urban Office Asian countries are responsible for more than half of the plastic waste in the world’s […]
February 9, 2017

Urban Development Media Scan – 9 February 2017

Here are the recent urban development media items: Global FACTBOX-Rocketing urban growth challenges city resilience (1/31/2017) Source: Reuters Mayors’ Toolkit Offers Picture of Equitable Development in […]
April 24, 2016

Integrating Climate Information into Land-Use Decisions in Vietnam

USAID’s Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) program is helping Vietnam and other developing countries withstand the impacts of climate on their development goals and investments. As […]
April 24, 2016

Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience: A Training Manual

This training manual is part of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course. This course is developed in collaboration with […]
April 24, 2016

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services Pilot

This project worked with cities in developing countries and USAID Missions to increase the climate resilience of physical infrastructure and the services it provides. The pilots […]
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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