Resilience

July 24, 2019

U.S. Government Awards Grants to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Philippine Oceans

This news was originally published on U.S. Embassy in the Philippines website. The U.S. government awarded two grants totaling Php20 million to local organizations for projects […]
July 18, 2019

USAID Urban Policy: Lessons After Five Years of Implementation

Assessment of the Implementation of USAID’s Urban Policy The Society for International Development Washington Infrastructure and Urban Development Workgroup, on Thursday, August 8, 2019 hosted a […]
June 25, 2019

Partnering to Reduce Ocean Plastics

The news and video were originally published on Voice of America. An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic pour into the oceans every year, amounting […]
June 18, 2019

Catalyzing capital to prevent plastic waste: A conversation with Circulate Capital’s Rob Kaplan and USAID’s J.P. Gibbons

This dialogue was originally published on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, June 17 – Plastic waste is a global crisis. Investing to prevent plastic waste is an investment opportunity. Circulate Capital, […]
June 12, 2019

Water Currents: Peri-Urban Sanitation

A central goal of the U.S. Government Global Water Strategy is to facilitate sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, and promote the adoption […]
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 12, 2016

Lessons Learned in Pilot Sustainability: Vietnam Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool

The Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool (CIMPACT-DST or tool) is an easy-to-use Excel-based decision support tool for urban planners and project developers. Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc. […]
May 12, 2016

Urban Resilience in Situations of Chronic Violence: Final Report

While the sources and forms of social and political violence have been extensively examined, the ways ordinary people along with their neighbors and officials cope with […]
May 12, 2016

Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: What Works Where, and Why

ISET worked with stakeholders in 15 cities in 5 countries — Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Thailand and the United States — to identify the challenges climate change […]
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