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Urban development addresses current issues such as global warming, poverty and exclusion and encourages the benefits of agglomeration by providing collective public goods.
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Regional policy requires multi-level governance mechanisms within a coherent, forward looking, cross-sectoral,andflexible framework.
The NORA region is a transnational area comprising the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and coastal Norway. This review recommends strengthening co-operation across the region to improve accessibility, diversify the economic base, and ensure sustainable development of fisheries.
This review assesses Guangdong’s current approach to economic development. It is the country’s most populous and rich province with 95.4 million inhabitants and provides one-eighth of the national GDP with "processing trade" as a key development feature.
Rural England plays a significant role in the economy of the United Kingdom, but an even larger social and cultural role, and being geographically compact is is unique among OECD regions.
This review offers a comprehensive assessment of the country's New Regional Policy, implemented following the 2002 review. It finds that overall, regions in Switzerland are faring well but there is room for improvement in regional labour productivity growth.
This book shows how city and metropolitan regional governments working in tandem with national governments can change the way we think about responding to climate change.
The report will help countries to better understand regional policies and to formulate and diffuse horizontal policy recommendations. The analysis suggests an important role for regional policies in shaping sustainable endogenous development.
This workshop, hosted in Montreal, discussed how the production of renewable energy could represent a development opportunity for rural regions.
This review examines Québec's rural policy approach, which aims at community empowerment and land occupancy, and presents recommendations for integrating social, economic and entrepreneurial development and implementing stabilisation measures in lagging areas.