The Characteristics Industrial Clusters need to be Successful

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) launched a $1 billion grant called the ‘Build Back Better Regional Challenge’ (BBBRC) which aims to transform regional economies through industrial clusters. Despite the fact, there are many clusters in the US and the EU...

Powering up the Regions requires collaborative networked action

Drawing on his research, experience and professional practice, Dr. David Wilson founder of Cities and Regions Ltd - an independent research consultancy supporting regional development in New Zealand - published the paper titled "Powering up the Regions. Improving the Mechanisms to achieve a...

Mainstreaming Gender in Cluster Development

Acknowledging the importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women to the vision of the 2030 Agenda for achieving inclusive and sustainable growth around the world, UNIDO strives to systematically adopt a gender perspective throughout the planning and implementation phases of its...