The conference, held from 12-13 December 2002 in Fortaleza, Brazil, provided a valuable opportunity to bring together key actors from the public and private sectors. Participants had the unique occasion to discuss trends in regional inequalities related to territorial development policies, with a special focus on the role of FDI in the development of regions in Brazil, other Latin America countries, Europe and Asia. See below for a selection of papers presented during the conference.
On trends and challenges in territorial development:
On governance and FDI:
For papers that address specifically the situation in Brazil: