Summer Academy Venue Information
Berlin is an attractive metropolitan and multi-cultural city with a vibrant and creative industry. Brandenburg is the surrounding rural region which is famous for its history and the role it plays in supplying agricultural products to Berlin. However, when we look beneath the surface, it becomes obvious that this formerly divided city and region is still going…
The Summer Academy will start with an informal dinner Sunday evening, 5 July at 19:00 and end Friday, 10 July around 15:30. Please book your return flight on Friday after 17:30 to ensure you can participate to the end of the academy. Flights should be booked to Berlin Tegel Aiport (TXL).
Your accommodation will be covered from Sunday to Friday morning…
Rapid Assessment of Occupational Safety and Health in Agriculture in Myanmar
In the second half of 2017, BuSoDev Myanmar in cooperation with Mesopartner (Christian Schoen) were commissioned by the ILO SafeYouth@Work Project to prepare a rapid assessment of the situation of occupational safety and health (OSH) in the agriculture sector in Myanmar.The assignment…
University Degree in Latin American Regional Science with specialisation in economics and political sciences (University of Cologne, Germany, 2003).
Lives and works in Peru, with assignments in the Andean Region, other Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries as well as in Germany.
Main fields of expertise
Local and Regional Economic Development Value Chain analysis…
Zdravko lives and works in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. He has a Masters Degree in Management (Solving Development Problems) obtained in 1991. He is the founder and director of Eda - Enterprise Development Agency established in 1998 in Banja Luka as a first sustainable agency focused on economic development in B&H.
Areas of expertise
PhD from Lomonosov Moscow State University with specialisation in political economy.
Armenian, with more than 15 years experience in rural economic development, start-up business promotion, organisational diagnoses and development. Co-author of Armenian “SME Promotion National Strategy 2012- 2015”.
2014- current- President of Regional Development…
South African and French. Post Masters Degree in Political Studies specialising in public service administration (Aix en Provence, 1992).
1994: Manager in the French Department of Public Works, Transportation, Housing and Tourism, from 1996 to 1999 responsible between for bilateral cooperation with African and Middle Eastern countries. Since 2002:…
Annelien provides administrative, management and content support to Mesopartner. Her main tasks involve organising events such as the Summer Academy in Berlin, maintaining the website, managing the client database and customer communication. She manages Mesopartner Africa and provides project implementation support to several projects. Her background…
Meso Assessment Framework
The Compass of Local Competitiveness
The Hexagon of Local Economic Development
Regional Economic Potential Analysis
Mesopartner has developed or co-developed a number of methods and tools that are widely used by territorial development practitioners.
If you would like to engage us on this topic, email Christian Schoen or Dr Shawn Cunningham
Competitiveness is based on innovation. Any company that wants to thrive in a globalised economy has to constantly innovate. Innovation is shaped by the structure and the pattern of interaction in an innovation system. Innovation systems have a territorial dimension. Any location that wants…