You are here Home Urban Development Media Scan – 7 June 2018 USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global Why Cities Should Support, Not Exclude, Street Vendors (5/30/18)Source: CityLab Satellite Images Can Harm the Poorest Citizens (6/5/18)Source: The Atlantic Go green for healthier, happier, richer cities (6/6/18)Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Plastics made from plants could be the answer to the world’s waste problem (5/17/18)Source: CityMetric Growing ‘green’ rice (6/5/18)Source: ASU Now Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short (6/5/18)Source: Reuters Africa Figures of the week: Informal employment in African cities (6/1/18)Source: Brookings Urban refugee economies: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Working Paper March 2018 (5/31/18)Source: ReliefWeb Asia Is Chongqing’s ‘horizontal skyscraper’ the answer to overcrowded cities? (6/4/18)Source: The Guardian When New Delhi’s Informal Settlements Make Way For Something ‘Smarter’ (5/30/18)Source: CityLab Southeast Asia taps AI and satellites to tackle traffic jams (5/31/18)Source: Nikkei Asian Review Here’s What Pyeongchang Looks Like Now (6/5/18)Source: CityLab These Chinese buildings are coming to a city near you (6/1/18)Source: CNN Southeast Asia’s plastic “addiction” blights world’s oceans (6/5/18)Source: Reuters LAC Could Congestion Charges Work in Latin America? (5/29/18)Source: CityLab The Indigenous Voice of Mexico City (6/4/18)Source: CityLab Puerto Rico towns band together to secure CDBG funding (5/25/18)Source: Caribbean Business Middle East Can Duqm become the Arab world’s next ‘great city’? (6/4/18)Source: CNN Posts and media items included in the scans are not endorsements and do not represent the views of USAID or the U.S. Government, unless stated otherwise. You can sign up to receive this, along with our newsletter here.