The Fundamentals of Innovation System Promotion for Development Practitioners August 20, 2012

By:Dr. Shawn Cunningham

This book introduces the fundamental principles of understanding, diagnosing and improving innovation systems. The book is not about innovation ... more

Reducing Red Tape February 17, 2012

By:Shawn Cunningham and Mattia Wegmann

This book is a collaboration between Mattia Wegmann and Shawn Cunningham. It is a practical book on how local stakeholders can identify and ... more

Understanding Market Failures  February 17, 2012

By:Shawn Cunningham

This is the long awaited monograph on Understanding Market Failures in an Economic Development context by Shawn Cunningham more

Category: Manuals

How to conduct a PACA October 01, 2008

The volume contains a narrative explanation of how to apply the PACA method. It takes you through all the steps from the build-up through the fieldwork and to action planning.  more

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Category: Books

Building Competitive Rural Locations September 19, 2008

By:Jörg Meyer-Stamer

Local economic development around agriculture and agriprocessing: Cases and concepts. mesopartner monograph #2 more

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Category: Books

Creating Prosperous Towns September 11, 2008

By:Jörg Meyer-Stamer

How to launch and sustain local economic development in developing and transformation countries. mesopartner monograph #1 more

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Category: Case Studies

Tourism value chain, Da Nang, Vietnam August 01, 2008

By:Christian Schoen

Category: Case Studies

Report on Local Economic Development Study Tour for a Group of South African Practitioners, June 2008 June 30, 2008

By:Jörg Meyer-Stamer

Category: Case Studies

Assessment of impact of the RALIS for the clothing and textiles sector in the Western Cape June 03, 2008

By:John Lawson,Stuart Gottschalk

Category: Annual Reports

mesopartner Annual Report 2007 June 01, 2008

Category: PACA News

PACA News #15 April 01, 2008

Polarity management -- LED Tour to Germany -- Guyana -- Formal transport sector in Vietnam  more

Category: Case Studies

Documentation of the LED Exposure Tour in North Rhine-Westphalia for Experts from South East European Countries December 04, 2007

By:Frank Wältring

Category: Working Papers

Donor Approaches to Local Economic Development in Africa December 01, 2007

By:Doug Hindson

Working Paper 12 more