Promoted by ILS LEDA, the group named IPLALP - Innovative Practices for the Latin American LEDA Portfolio was established with the general objective of improving the knowledge and operational capacity of LEDAs in support to their users in emerging issues and through innovative practices.
The European Union approved the project "ISUDWOG - Inclusive and Sustainable Development for Women and Girls". The project will be run in the Osmanabad district of Maharashtra State of India during the next three years, and through a partnership between ILSLEDA and Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP), an Indian NGO, which is the lead applicant, Sakhi Social Enterprise Network (SSEN), another Indian NGO, and LEF-Italia-Italian Coordination of the European Women’s Lobby, an European no profit organisation.
Starting activities in June 2017, the European Project ODAK: Enbek-Kazakh Alliance for Sustainable Economic and Human Development is carried out in Kazakhstan by Formaper - Agency of Milan Chamber of Commerce (Italy), the ILS LEDA International Network - KIP International School, IEAWO (International Environmental Association of Women of Orient) and FKF (Farmer of Kazakhstan Foundation).
ILS LEDA is going to launch a new publication: “The house of inclusive and sustainable economic territorial development”.
The work intends to provide a comfortable “tool” where the reader can find what she/he considers more useful for improving her/his knowledge and implementing actions related to Local Economic Development (LED).
Mirtha Silvana Marín Garat is a PhD student at the Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana (UNINI) Mexico. She is finishing her thesis on the limitations and opportunities of the Development Agencies of Uruguay. Silvana is, at the same time, director of the Local Economic Development Agency of the Province of Rivera and, therefore, is not silly in the matter, on the contrary, she lives and suffers on her skin virtues and vices, contradictions and problems , difficulty finding correct and shared solutions from complex organizations from a LEDA.
AULEDA, the Local Economic Development Agency of the Vlora Region in Albania continues to successfully perform its role in strengthening the local economy. Providing services as mapping local resources, sustaining the enterprises in business planning, management and networking, supporting the social economy and the priority economic sectors for regional development as sustainable tourism, agro-food production, fishing and craft, AULEDA serves about 300,000 residents in the seven municipalities of Vlora.