SEMINAR: Territorial Approaches to Local Development:
What does it entail and how can it be fostered in Asian and Pacific countries?
The seminar's three major goals:
Over the last 3 decades of decentralisation reforms worldwide, generic lessons have been learnt:
The EU CSO-LA Thematic Programme has made testing pilot actions promoting local development through a territorial approach one of its three overarching goals.
In addition to using budget support operations or smart projects to channel funds directly to LAs, EU delegations may also consider new financing mechanisms like blending and trust funds.
Why putting direct funding of LA at the center of smart projects?
There are three main reasons smart projects put direct funding of LAs at the centre of their interventions:
Supporting DLGTD is about facilitating policy and institutional changes that transform the sub-national system of governance and public administration and make it developmental. There are two types of orientation that can be taken:
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