Some practical next steps to grow local cooperation

Monypenny, Richard (2008) Some practical next steps to grow local cooperation. In: Proceedings of the 12th SEGRA Conference 2008, pp. 1-17. From: 12th SEGRA Conference 2008, 18-20 August 2008, Albury, NSW, Australia.

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Abstract

Increased local cooperation is a well understood processes used by experienced regional development and/or local capacity building practitioners (practitioners) to help stakeholders with local capacity building. However, there are some situations, like for example, tourism development in areas, with little or no experienced practitioners available. Thus this paper outlines a starting point for new practitioners in such situations, to improve local cooperation based largely on readily accessible material. In practice it matters little where the new practitioners start, it matters much more that they actually start to increase cooperation between locals (Monypenny, 2008).

The wisdom that current practitioners have is an excellent support to new practitioners in terms of: • The drivers of regional development. • The drivers of local cooperation. • The practical next steps that locals could consider taking to help them grow local cooperation.

We encourage new practitioners to seek the wisdom of more experienced local practitioners.

Item ID: 7724
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: regional development; mentoring
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Conference theme "Creative Solutions: Expect them to be different"

ISBN: 978-0-9802833-5-8
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2010 23:27
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140218 Urban and Regional Economics @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9199 Other Economic Framework > 919999 Economic Framework not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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