Role of governments in the regional development process

a review of experience in Japan and the Philippines. by United Nations. Centre for Regional Development.

Publisher: United Nations Centre for Regional Development in Nagoya [Japan]

Written in English
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  • Philippines.,
  • Japan.

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  • Regional planning -- Philippines.,
  • Regional planning -- Japan.

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Series[Document - United Nations] ; OTC/CRD/UIPD/6
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LC ClassificationsJX1977 .A2 OTC/CRD/UIPD/6
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL4282431M
LC Control Number78308737

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The Role of Local and Regional Institutions: /ch This chapter explores the ways in which regions that are remote from the main concentrations of economic wealth and power can achieve development in a highAuthor: John Tomaney. THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES TRAINING FOR EMPLOYABILITY: THE U.S. SIDE Marie-Louise Caravatti* SINCE THIS CONFERENCE IS FOCUSSED on workforce development in the context of the United States and Canada, I want to set the stage with a vignette that I find quite : Marie-Louise Caravatti. CHAPTER 3: THE ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT. INTRODUCTION. Government operations are those activities involved in the running of a. state for the purpose of producing value for the citizens. Public administration is a vehicle for expressing the values and preferences of citizens, communities and society as a whole. M.M. Shah, in Encyclopedia of Ecology, Sustainable Development. Sustainable development is defined as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” The concept of needs goes beyond simply material needs and includes values, relationships, freedom to think, act, .

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