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21. Concepts  
Listen to the Mesopartner Podcasts on iTunes Mesopartner Concepts Podcasts  
22. Mesopartner Books  
Mesopartner Books  
23. Calidena  
Additional Resources CALIDENA website  CALIDENA handbook  CALIDENA is a participatory methodology developed and implemented by the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and Mesopartner to stimulate quality in value chains (VC) and aims to systematically and sustainably support the improvement of the national quality infrastructure (NQI) in developing and transformation…  
24. Economic Cooperation between German and Lebanese Municipalities  
Economic Cooperation between German and Lebanese Municipalities Frank Waeltring of Mesopartner co-organised and facilitated a Local Economic Development (LED) Workshop with LED practitioners from German and Lebanese cities and districts. The workshop is only one among many other events in the Connective Cities-Initiative organised by the GIZ, the German Association of Cities (DST) and…  
25. SED Programme Development in Nepal  
SED Programme Development in Nepal Sustainable economic development (SED) is one focal area of German Development Cooperation (GDC) in Nepal. Several projects have been implemented by GIZ, PTB and recently also by KfW within this focal area, but a topical and strategic roof was still missing. In early 2018, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)…  
26. The Fundamentals of Innovation System Promotion for Development Practitioners  
This book introduces the fundamental principles of understanding, diagnosing and improving innovation systems. The book is not about innovation within a business as such, but is about the innovation system around firms, within regions or between industry sectors. The technological progress of a society or a specific industry is very dependent on knowledge and learning. The fact that economies…  
27. Reducing Red Tape  
Increasingly governments and international organisations are attempting to reduce bureaucracy and red tape. While many of these reforms are aimed at national laws and reducing the costs of compliance, not much guidance is available on how local stakeholders can identify and attempt to streamline red tape at a local level. In this publication, Shawn Cunningham and Mattia Wegmann share their…  
28. Understanding Market Failures  
Many development practitioners are familiar with the phrase “market failure”. However, not many people relate to the topic in a practical sense. Many remember boring lectures in universities where market failures were presented as abstract theoretical concepts in economics 101. In this book,  Dr Shawn Cunningham takes a perspective that the clues to begin to address market failures…  
29. Value Chain Promotion  
Value chain promotion is increasingly being used by donor organisations and development agencies to conduct private sector promotion in a more effective way. This volume addresses two issues. What are the consequences of the phenomenon of value chains for SME promotion efforts? How can value chain promotion be effectively conducted at a local or regional level? Author: Dr Jörg Meyer-Stamer …  
30. Creating Prosperous Towns  
How to launch and sustain local economic development in developing and transformation countries: This book introduces Local Economic Development (LED) as an organic process. It will help you to get an LED process going quickly. It will tell you how not to spend too much time and money on research. It will explain how to pull various stakeholders into a participatory process, and how to move…