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Sustainable Local Economic Development training

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Nairobi, Nairobi County

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INTRODUCTION


The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. Regions and localities are faced with two major trends in opposite directions: internationalization and decentralization. Internationalization exacerbates the interactions between the global and the local levels but operates selectively.

FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED

The course is meant for government officials (municipal, provincial or national), representatives of private sector organizations and employees of NGOs that are dealing or will deal with SME development and/or Local Economic Development policies

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5 days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES



By the end of the training, participants will have increased knowledge about SMEs and their role in the local economy. Participants will also be able to analyze the local economy and value chains in which local enterprise agglomerations and clusters are inserted and analyze policies and develop instruments that support local businesses.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Conceptualizing local economic development studies

  • Why has LED become an issue? - Globalization, cohesion and competitiveness

  • Why has LED become an issue? - Decentralization and Local Economic Development

  • Stakeholder analysis of clusters

  • Value chains 1: basic principles

  • Value chains 2: standards and upgrading

  • Value chains 3: agri-food systems

  • Small producer upgrading in value chains: role of chain promoters

  • Urban livelihood and LED promotion

  • Urban livelihood and LED promotion

  • Locality development and urban economic policies

  • Local organizations for LED promotion

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