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Local Economic Development - An Application In The Strengthening Of The Productive Chain For Decorative Stones In Santo Antonio De Padua - RJ

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

1,307 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000041

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

R. e Silva Neto & F. Dias Coelho

Abstract

This article describes an experiment by the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro, through the State Secretary of Planning, to promote economic development in the interior of the state. It concerns the creation of Consortiums for Regional Development, which aim at inducing an endogenous style of development in the region, to look for a more balanced territorial development by stimulating local potential, supporting local development initiatives to generate employment and income. The focus of the development model is the strengthening of the productive chains. The intention is to promote the articulation of local small businesses in virtual consortiums not dependan

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