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LEDCast: The Political Economy at district level in Indonesia June 21, 2010

By:Christian Schoen

In this LEDCast episode Christian Schoen of Mesopartner and Dr. Christian von Luebke of Stanford University discuss the political economy at the ... more

Experiences in cluster development February 12, 2010

By:Shawn Cunningham

In this episode, Frank Wältring of mesopartner interviews Dr. Göran Lindqvist on the learning experiences in cluster development since 2003. Dr. ... more

Cluster Facilitation vs. Cluster Management January 19, 2010

By:Frank Waeltring

In this LEDCast episode, Frank Waeltring interviews Ifor Ffowcs-Williams on the role of a cluster facilitator. The difference between cluster ... more

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LED in post recovery disaster areas August 31, 2009

By:Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke

Economic Recovery introduces an economic dimension in the emergency response to disasters. Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke of mesopartner interviews professionals of the NGO World Vision: Elvire Douglas, Humanitarian Emergency Officer in Haiti and Tregenna Myrabo, Economic Recovery Coordinator at the ... more

Category: LEDcast

LEDcast Natascha Walker on Facilitation, Part 2 July 10, 2009

By:Shawn Cunningham

This is the 2nd part of the interview between Shawn Cunningham and Natasha Walker on facilitation. more

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Category: LEDcast, Tools

LEDcast Natascha Walker on Facilitation, Part 1 July 08, 2009

By:Shawn Cunningham

Shawn Cunningham interviews Natasha Walker on the essence of facilitation. During the conversation they share some practical tips and also agree on many pet hates. The issues discussed range from dealing with so-called difficult participants, balancing the role of facilitator and expert, and ... more

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Category: Case Studies

LEDcast -- Case #16: The Provincial Competitiveness Index in Vietnam March 12, 2009

Edmund Malesky and Christian Schoen discuss the conceptual foundation and the impact of the PCI, an exercise that has been running in Vietnam for some years, unleashing significant sub-national government efforts to create a more business-friendly environment. more

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Category: Innovation

LEDcast -- Innovation #3: Analysing an innovation system in South Africa February 08, 2009

John Lawson, Geoff Ritson and Jorg Meyer-Stamer discuss the outcomes of a RALIS exercise, i.e. a quick diagnosis of the innovation system around the Downstream Chemicals Technology Station at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  more

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Category: Case Studies

Cluster promotion in Western Cape province, South Africa January 25, 2009

Nigel Gwynne-Evans of the Department of Economic Development in the Western Cape, South Africa, shares his experience with ten years of cluster promotion. more

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Lessons learnt in value chain promotion January 09, 2009

Jorg Meyer-Stamer has a conversation with Jim Tomecko (GTZ, Thailand) on some of the main lessons learnt in value chain development initiatives. more

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Category: LEDcast

A conversation with Jorg Meyer-Stamer, part 2 December 29, 2008

Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke and Frank Waeltring interview Jorg Meyer-Stamer on the second part of his career, working as an advisor and trainer and founding mesopartner. This is the second of two LEDcasts which come as a companion to a book that Ulrich and Frank edited on the occasion of Jorg's 50th ... more

Category: LEDcast

A conversation with Jorg Meyer-Stamer, part 1 December 21, 2008

Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke and Frank Waeltring interview Jorg Meyer-Stamer on the first part of his career, when he was working in academia and policy research. This is the first of two LEDcasts which come as a companion to a book that Ulrich and Frank edited on the occasion of Jorg's 50th birthday. ... more

Category: Innovation

Innovation #2: Innovation systems December 12, 2008

Shawn and Jorg explore the relevance of national, regional and sectoral innovation systems and discuss practical ways of changing the way in which they work. more

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