Local Development
Communities, cities and governments around the world are increasingly turning to local development strategies to meet the challenges of globalization and decentralization. Local development promotes participation and local dialogue. It connects public and private stakeholders and their resources in the search for better employment and a higher quality of life for both men and women. Local development looks at social, economic and environmental issues within a territory, and finds solutions that create employment and decent work.

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Redução do risco de desastres e desenvolvimento local sustentável

O objetivo deste curso é contribuir para reforçar as capacidades dos atores locais na integração da redução do risco de catástrofes nos processos de desenvolvimento local. Propõe a análise de conceitos teóricos e a elaboração de ferramentas práticas em matéria de prevenção, preparativos, reconstrução, mudança climática e planeamento estratégico para o desenvolvimento local. Read More

Code: A977122

When: 05/05/2014 - 31/12/2014

Venue: Distance

Language: Portuguese, Spanish

Management of Local Development

This distance course aims to boost local stakeholders' capacity to design and implement local development strategies. It deals with key concepts and methodologies to ensure sustainable local development: participation, strategic planning, private-public partnerships, employment creation and sustainability. Read More

Enrolment deadline: 16/06/2014

Code: A977119

When: 30/06/2014 - 27/02/2015

Venue: Distance

Language: Portuguese, Spanish, English

PRORURAL - Proyectos para el desarrollo rural: formulación, ejecución, monitoreo y evaluación

El objetivo de los cursos es capacitar a los participantes para diseñar planes estratégicos territoriales y proyectos específicos de desarrollo rural utilizando la metodología del marco lógico y enfatizando en la importancia de implicar a los actores locales en todas las fases del proceso. Read More

Enrolment deadline: 12/08/2014

Code: A977118

When: 12/09/2014 - 12/12/2014

Venue: Distance

Language: Spanish, Portuguese

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Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development

The Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development Programme uses the knowledge base of the ILO globally to design academies, courses and training packages. Training courses and academies focus on disseminating good practices and sound methodologies. Training draws on the expertise of the global team of ILO enterprise development and social finance specialists.

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