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This book presents and analyses interesting recent developments in the field of community capacity building, in a variety of OECD and non-OECD countries. The focus is on how CCB has effected change in three major areas: social policy ; local economic policy; and environmental policy.
Explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking to build successful clusters.
The Impact of Culture on Tourism examines the growing relationship between tourism and culture, and the way in which they have together become major drivers of destination attractiveness and competitiveness.
La globalizzazione impone ai paesi OCSE di essere all’avanguardia nello sviluppo di nuovi prodotti e di nuove idee nel settore turistico, per mantenere elevati standard di competitività. Se la concorrenza è il veicolo fondamentale d’innovazione nel settore turistico, cio’ non di meno la co-operazione resta essenziale. Imprenditori creativi possono contribuire a sviluppare in maniera più vantaggiosa le destinazioni turistiche. Queste
This event will address some concrete cases of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the field of tourism. A session will also present some business and policy issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation in tourism and implications for policy.
This conference was held in Glasgow on 5-6 June 2006 to discuss the findings of the expert study mission which took place in Glasgow last January. Participants included stakeholders, policymakers and politicians.
This workshop looked at local development assets and capacities in Northern Albania with a focus on the traditional handicraft sector, including skills development and the role of partnerships in the design, implementation and evaluation of local development strategies.
The LEED Programme of the OECD and its Trento Centre held a two day capacity building seminar focusing on how policy makers and practitioners can use evaluation to better design and deliver local development strategies. The event took place on 10-12 July, 2006 in Trento, Italy.
To ensure that people's needs are met, governments decentralise the way policies are designed and implemented. In the field of labour market policy, decentralisation is welcomed by a whole range of stakeholders....
Innovation, skills, entrepreneurship and social cohesion are key drivers of growth, and essential goals of effective economic development strategies. Each has a strong governance component, which requires real partnership....