Reducing Pollution in Vietnam: One Good Design at a Time

In 2020, Social Impact’s USAID Learns provided a full range of design support services to USAID Vietnam, resulting in the Reducing Pollution Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). This was an exciting opportunity to support the Mission in translating the Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) focus on collective action into tangible environmental programming with lasting impact. Read More

Making Power Smarter in Pakistan

In the summer, the city of Multan in Pakistan can reach scorching temperatures of 120 degrees — with more extreme heat expected in the future due to climate change. Multan is known for agricultural production, and in this heat, crops need a steady supply of water. Mureed Abbas, a… Read More

How USAID is Advancing Low-Carbon and Climate-Resilient Solutions in Cities

Cities are on the frontline of the climate crisis–both experiencing severe climate impacts and leading on ambitious solutions to protect communities and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Cities in developing countries face development and environmental challenges like pollution, limited access to financing, food and water insecurity, inadequate infrastructure, and social and… Read More