Six Takeaways from Indore’s New Air Quality Monitoring Stations

Research around the world shows that pollution levels can vary enormously within the same city and even within the same neighborhood. Local monitoring data can thus prove essential to understanding air pollution sources, how they affect different communities and groups, and where to target policy solutions. That’s why Clean Air Catalyst launched three air quality monitoring stations in Indore in January 2023. These new stations have significantly improved the city’s air quality tracking capabilities in some important ways. Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Leveraging Small, Local Service Providers for Urban Water and Sanitation Services

Join Global Waters for a webinar to learn about recent research conducted by USAID URBAN WASH on approaches for formally leveraging small, local providers of water and sanitation services and a framework for cities to formalize, engage, and partner with these small providers. Then, hear from representatives from Zambia and Mozambique about their experience going through the process for water and fecal sludge emptying services. Read More

Clean Air Catalyst

Clean Air Catalyst is a global partnership launched in 2020 by USAID to find lasting solutions to air and climate pollution that also contribute to addressing its inequitable effects in the most polluted urban regions around the world. Read More

Clean Air Catalyst Fact Sheet – Indore, India

With a population of 3.4 million, Indore is the most populous city in the Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and a commercial and industrial hub. Although it has been recognized in the Swachh Survekshan as the cleanest city in India for six years in a row for its solid… Read More

Funding Opportunity: Asia Resilient Cities (ARC)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for acooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Asia Resilient Cities (ARC)activity. The ARC activity is a five-year cooperative agreement with the anticipated start of performancearound July 15, 2022. ARC will work with three or more cities… Read More

RFI – Plastics Pollution Activity India

This Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit comments/suggestions in order to incorporate new, innovative solutions into a solicitation or notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) to address ocean plastic pollution and solid waste management in India should USAID decide to issue either one. By issuing this RFI, USAID/India aims to… Read More