Michele Clara, industrial development officer in the Cluster and Business Linkages Unit of the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) shares some of the lessons learnt over many years of cluster promotion.
Clive Pegus tells Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke how the carnival in Trinidad is an important factor in the local economy, not only due to its growth and the tourism it attracts but also because it has spawned carnivals in other cities around the world.
Edmund Malesky and Christian Schoen discuss the conceptual foundation and the impact of the PCI, an exercise that has been running in Vietnam for some years, unleashing significant sub-national government efforts to create a more business-friendly environment.
Economic Recovery introduces an economic dimension in the emergency response to disasters. Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke of Mesopartner interviews professionals of the NGO World Vision: Elvire Douglas, Humanitarian Emergency Officer in Haiti and Tregenna Myrabo, Economic Recovery Coordinator at the…