Resources

December 20, 2016

New Monthly Feature: USAID Urban Champions

  Each month, we will feature profiles of Urban Champions within USAID to learn about their work advancing sustainable urbanization. Kevin Nelson is the new Urban […]
December 8, 2016

Urban Development Media Scan – 15 December 2016

To accompany the new UrbanLinks website, USAID’s E3/Urban office is launching a bi-weekly media scan of relevant urban development news and resources. Posts and media items […]
October 19, 2016

Looking Beyond Quito — The U.S. Agency for International Development and the New Urban Agenda

Urbanization is today’s defining development trend. With over two thirds of the world’s population projected to be living in urban areas by the middle of the […]
October 18, 2016

Winds of Change: Building Resilience in Cities Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Check out USAID’s latest photo essay and see how USAID is helping cities across the Philippines integrate climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into their long-term […]
October 14, 2016

USAID is at Habitat III

Habitat III—the upcoming UN Conference on Housing and Urban Development, held once every 20 years—will take place in Quito, Ecuador next week. USAID will have a […]
April 24, 2016

Support of the Urban Policy (SOUP) Project — Gender Analysis and Strategy

As cities have expanded, urban services have often not satisfied the basic needs of urban residents, especially the urban poor. Services are plagued by poor planning […]
April 24, 2016

Clean Kumasi: Digital Tools to Transform Urban Waste Management

In the fall of 2012, IDEO.org partnered with Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor to tackle the issue of open defecation. IDEO.org and WSUP were […]
April 24, 2016

COMPENDIUM – The USAID Climate-Resilient Development Project

The Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) project was a four-year project (2011-2015) implemented under the leadership of the Global Climate Change Office in the United States […]
April 24, 2016

Water and Development Strategy Implementation Field GuideHome

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) first ever Water and Development Strategy was launched and became effective May 21, 2013. The Strategy is intended […]
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