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:…
South African and French nationality.
DPhil (Development Studies) from the University of Sussex, UK. Experience
Prior 2002, research professor in social and economic development From 2002, independent development consultant Areas of expertise
Advice, design, facilitation, training and evaluation in the following areas of local and regional…
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…
Dr Jörg Meyer-Stamer Scholarship Research Paper 06
Hady Salman wrote his Research Paper on 'Insect Food Value Chains: Mapping and Governance Mechanisms'. He concluded that governance in insect food value chains is needed as suppliers lack technical competence or market knowledge. He was supervised by Prof. Dr. Utz Dornberger from the International SEPT Program (research and training program) at…
Mesopartner Working Paper 16
Gaining systemic insight to strengthen economic development initiatives. Drawing on systems thinking and complexity theories to improve developmental impact. This working paper provides a theoretical grounding for the work we have done in the last three years and will continue to do. We consider some definitions, ponder the implications and try to formulate some…
Mesopartner Working Paper 14
Systemic Competitiveness Revisited - Conclusions for Technical Assistance in Private Sector Development. This paper is organised as follows. Section 2 gives an overview of the evolution, key elements and underlying concepts of Systemic Competitiveness. Section 3 addresses the mesolevel and mesopolicy. Section 4 addresses the metalevel. Section 5 looks at systemic…