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101. Modern Industrial Policy or Postmodern Industrial Policies?  
Modern Industrial Policy or Postmodern Industrial Policies? Industrial policy is a multidimensional term combining a number of different policy fields at a number of levels. As a result, political control suffers. The changes in general conditions brought about by globalisation only make things harder by hampering the design of industrial policy. To make coordination more efficient, the control…  
102. LED - An Overview  
LED - An Overview As part of it’s support for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) employment and income (e+i) network, Marcus Jenal of Mesopartner contributed to the development of an overview of current thinking and practice in Local Economic Development (LED). The process included a document study, interviews with LED experts and a broad consultation with members of SDC’s…  
103. Promotion of Technology and Innovation in the Context of “Sustainable Economic Development”  
Promotion of Technology and Innovation in the Context of “Sustainable Economic Development” Technical assistance has a tendency to address technology and innovation in an implicit way, as something that is elementary in creating or strengthening productive sectors and services in latecomer countries. Technology is often addressed in an intuitive way. For sector specialists, it goes without…  
104. Assessing the Applicability of Private Sector Development Instruments in Agricultural Economic Development  
Assessing the Applicability of Private Sector Development Instruments in Agricultural Economic Development The starting point of this GTZ paper is the observation that private sector development (PSD) and agricultural economic development (AED) have historically been two distinct approaches in development cooperation. Both looked at ways to promote productive development in developing countries.…  
105. Knowledge, Technologies and Innovation for Development in the Agenda 2030: Revisiting Germany's Contribution  
Knowledge, Technologies and Innovation for Development in the Agenda 2030: Revisiting Germany's Contribution A discussion paper by Dr Shawn Cunningham & Frank Waeltring was commissioned by the GIZ Sector project “Development Orientated Trade and Investment Policy and Promotion” on behalf of the BMZ. We would love to hear your feedback on this discussion paper. It provided us with an opportunity…  
106. Explore, Scale Up, Move Out: Three Phases to Managing Change under Conditions of Uncertainty  
Explore, Scale Up, Move Out: Three Phases to Managing Change under Conditions of Uncertainty IDS Bulletin. Private sector development is dominated by the use of ‘good practice’ solutions, driven by a desire of the development donors to control the outcome of development initiatives – with limited success. Bottom-up participatory approaches are more appropriate to find solutions for the complex…  
107. Regional Economic Potential Analysis  
Regional Economic Potential Analysis In 2006, mesopartner was commissioned by the European Union–Vietnam Private Sector Support Programme (EU-VPSSP) to develop a methodology for Regional Economic Potential Analysis and the supervision of its first application in the three provinces Hai Phong, Da Nang and Can Tho. The aim was to identify sectors to be addressed by the project for deeper analysis…  
108. The Guiding principle in SME Promotion: Remedy Market Failure, Enable Markets  
The Guiding principle in SME Promotion: Remedy Market Failure, Enable Markets The Guiding principle in SME Promotion: Remedy Market Failure, Enable Markets The Guiding principle in SME Promotion: Remedy Market Failure, Enable Markets The Guiding principle in SME Promotion: Remedy Market Failure, Enable Markets The Guiding principle in SME Promotion: Remedy Market Failure, Enable Markets The…  
109. Mesopartner Annual Report 2010  
Mesopartner Annual Report 2010 Mesopartner used the year 2010 as a year of reflection and for reorientation after the passing away of the company’s co-founder, Dr Jörg Meyer-Stamer in 2009. It has also been a time for consolidation of the main business activities. We concentrated on growing our strengths in certain topical areas and strengthening linkages with selected key clients and our…  
110. Mesopartner Annual Report 2009  
Mesopartner Annual Report 2009 2009 was a year of sorrow and sadness for mesopartner, as we had to come to terms with the unexpected and untimely death of our friend, partner and co-founder Jörg Meyer-Stamer (30 October 1958 - 1 May 2009). His passing is not only a great loss for mesopartner, but for the whole community in the fi eld of private sector development and local economic…