e*Entrepreneurship and local development Initiative
, which aims to develop investment attractive business models at the level of districts and governorates.
The study of each local development initiative
corresponds to a case study.
Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, highlighted the importance of translating the SDGs into national agendas through learning and scaling-up successful rural and local development initiatives
. This includes elements of the Saemaul Undong - a successful rural and local development initiative
practiced in the Republic of Korea in the 1970s and later updated and adapted to various developing country contexts.
Project Description : This project supports the national strategy of decentralization and empowerment of local governments , in particular the Municipal Local Development Initiative
( IMDL ) and agricultural decentralization in Las Tunas , Guantanamo and Pinar del Rio.
Recipients of the SGLG will be eligible for the Performance Challenge Fund to finance their local development initiatives
and will have an access to other programs and capacity development assistance from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
In this respect, activities will focus on closely cooperating with public authorities, other local and migrant actors to efficiently implement local development initiatives
aimed at improving local services and providing local revenue-generating opportunities.
Despite the changing political and social context, however, community contributions to local development initiatives
There are opportunities to be exploited in enhancing women's participation in local governance and their access to benefits from local development initiatives
. There are also constraints to managed and addressed'
Recipients of this year's SGLG from 81 provinces, 145 cities and 1489 municipalities will be conferred with the SGLG marker; eligibility to the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) to finance their local development initiatives
; and an access to other programs and capacity development assistance from the DILG.
Ellen Lee, the city's director of community and economic development, said the zones align with local development initiatives
launched by former Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration and continued under Mayor LaToya Cantrell to focus resources on underdeveloped areas such as the Eastern corridor, Claiborne Avenue corridor and Algiers.
Characterized by participatory development, legal identity, professional management capacity, activistled governance structure and a strong base of voluntary community organizations at the core, the LSOs aim at providing public and private sector service providers an interface to effectively mediate, channelize and sustain local development initiatives
and service delivery functions on an ongoing basis.
"Apart from Makueni's Sh33 million ward development budget, we are discussing the possibility of our 300 cluster committees becoming direct implementors of local development initiatives
as is done in India.