Why local efforts to stimulate economic growth matter so much? What can local administrations do in order to succeed in this task? This debate is ongoing and relevant as ever. Check out a short video from the Local Economic Development Forum, held in September 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia, where expert opinions on the topic are featured.
On 27 June 2018, the key stakeholders of the EU flagship Initiative “Mayors for Economic Growth” gathered together in Cimislia, Moldova, for the second time since the start of the Project implementation in January 2017.
Ukrainian amalgamated territorial community NoveMisto will create a unique tourist product by combining traditions of American cowboys and culture of ‘Boyky’ local ethnic group. A new tourist area of 6, 6 hectares will be located in Hrabivnytsia village, which is the part of the community territory just near the Polish border. The project titled “COWBOYky. UkrainianWildWest”is funded by the EU under the Mayor for Economic Growth (M4EG) Initiative.
In the increasingly globalized and interconnected world, projecting the right kind of image to the outside world is indispensable for smaller territories to attract investors, visitors, and talent, all of which are key for dynamic local economic development.