Good Practices on Local Economic Development

Local Economic Development

Lörrach plans Germany’s first timber-built commercial area


There is more than enough wood available in the town of Lörrach and its proximity to the Black Forest. The idea was born…


Partnerships for Circularity


Through strategic partnerships, Jerash municipality in Jordan was able to overcome impediments in solid waste management…


Trash to Cash


Despite the weaknesses that permeate solid waste management in Lebanon, some municipalities have committed themselves to…


Turning social business ideas into reality with yooweedoo


Founders of social start-ups – so-called social entrepreneurs – have a one-stop contact point in Schleswig-Holstein: the…


German city of Wiesbaden: sustainable logistics to make the city more liveable


Wiesbaden has taken an ambitious approach to make urban logistics more sustainable. Based on a political resolution, it…


Hazmieh in Lebanon: A lighthouse in good urban governance


Hazmieh municipality has set a comprehensive and effective strategy for local economic development, in which the public…