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2. Quality Infrastructure enables the Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved  
Quality Infrastructure enables the Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved In 2015 the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which provides a framework for peace and prosperity for the planet and its people. 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) form the core of the 2030 Agenda. The SDGs demand concerted action in a global partnership to end poverty and other…  
3. About Us  
Zdravko Miovcic Valerie Hindson Dr Jörg Meyer-Stamer Scholarship Annelien Cunningham About us Mesopartner is a knowledge firm that specialises in economic development, competitiveness and innovation.  Our strategic intent is to be globally acknowledged as an innovator in economic development practice. Combining theory, practice and reflection, we enable clients to explore options and…  
4. Circular Territorial Development  
Circular Territorial Development Looking at the inefficient and polluting way that energy is produced and used worldwide, it becomes apparent that we are still following the linear economic development model of “take, make, use, lose” (Raworth, 2017): Take the material resources which are necessary to produce a product, make it by using additional matter and heat resources available at a price or…  
5. Presencing in International Development Cooperation  
Presencing in International Development Cooperation We wrote this article from our home offices due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which made the invitation from the u.lab course seem all the more relevant. How can humanity find a way to a future that cares for everyone on the planet and the planet itself? In September 2018, a group of development consultants from various parts of the world and…  
6. Inspirational practices from East German Regional Growth Pole (RGP) experiences  
Inspirational practices from East German Regional Growth Pole (RGP) experiences During 2018 and 2019 we were asked by different regional governance and private sector development projects in the Ukraine and Peru to identify key procedures and learnings from regional growth pole (RGP) strategies and institution-building processes in East Germany. The interest focused primarily on the region of…  
7. The Great Sustainability Transformation and Mesopartner's role  
The Great Sustainability Transformation and Mesopartner's role The global fossil fuel-based economic growth and the mass consumption model has pushed us to the edge of planetary boundaries. The concept of planetary boundaries was developed by world-class scientists and Nobel laureates in 2009 (Rockström et al., 2009). The concept builds on the argument that we have reached the Anthropocene era,…  
8. Updates  
Updates 2 July 2020 LATEST PUBLICATION We are publishing our Annual Reflection 2020 articles! View them on our home page under the new publications section. Chris Corrigan: in our most creative moments, we feel invited into working together. We published another episode of the Systemic Insight Podcast (Episode 9). In this episode of the podcast, Marcus Jenal…  
9. Systemic change: evolving conditions that hold a situation in place  
Systemic change: evolving conditions that hold a situation in place Under the Systemic Change research theme, we are researching, developing and applying concepts that help development practitioners to catalyse and assess systemic change. In earlier work, we looked at economic evolution and institutions to rethink systemic change in economic development from a once-off change event to a…  
10. Case Study: Made in Saerbeck  
Case Study: Made in Saerbeck “Made in Saerbeck” and not “Made in Germany” was a brand used by two companies involved in supplying renewable energy products in Germany to demonstrate their local heritage. Saerbeck is a German village of 7,500 inhabitants located in Germany's largest region, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).  
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