The paper illustrates brief history of the LEDAs promoted by the United Nations and lately by the Undp ART Program, through ILS LEDA, what they are and what services provide; how they sustain human development, and two case studies: the SEIBO Leda in Dominican Republic, and AULEDA in Albania.
This document aims to systematize several practices that the ART Initiative (Articulation of Territorial and Thematic Networks of Cooperation for Human Development) has undertaken to promote and sustain local economic development, in the framework of Country Programs as well as at international level.
In the new 'knowledge economy" approach, innovation is conditioned by several factors, of both a socio-cultural and technical-economical nature, which can affect the various stages of the process, ranging from the production of new knowledge to its practical application and commercialization.
Innovation is a collective/interactive process, which cannot take place outside a highly territorial and systemic dimension.
El micro-crédito tiene un rol importante en el marco de las políticas de welfare o de las políticas activas para el empleo, en cuanto es un instrumento muy válido para facilitar un ingreso a la población más vulnerable o el acceso a actividades micro-económicas...