Basketball Promotion Week 2016 U15 Tournament in Aného, Togo. Photo: LYSD

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Empowering Africa’s Youth through Basketball is a Slam Dunk for this Nonprofit Organisation

Youth participating in LYSD’s MiLéDou basketball programme learn integration, leadership skills and confidence, both on and off the court. LYSD received grant funding through the Cities Alliance Catalytic Fund.

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New Report on How Partnerships Helped Eradicate Ebola in Liberia Offers Valuable Lessons

In Liberia's urban slums, strong community networks were enlisted to help battle the Ebola Virus Disease and facilitated government efforts to engage communities to help overcome the crisis. The experience shows how valuable partnerships can be in disease outbreaks and other crises.

Photo: Nicholas Miles

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New Toolkit Helps Cities Steer Access to Public Goods to Foster Equitable Economic Growth

The Cities Alliance toolkit helps cities understand equitable economic growth and how they can use the provision of goods and services to create a better environment for decent employment.

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Introducing www.resiliencetools.org

A new comprehensive platform launched by the Cities Alliance Joint Work Programme for Resilient Cities helps local governments and municipal professionals find tools and diagnostics to make their cities more resilient.