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Local Economic Development: towards Local Agribusiness Cluster Development

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Wageningen University
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In this course, professionals in the field of rural economic development will increase their knowledge, improve their skills and enlarge their toolkit in a highly interactive course. You will bring in your own case and design an intervention strategy to take home. We use an adapted economic model to analyse the competitive advantage of local sub-sectors. And how to make use of that advantage through targeted interventions aimed at agribusiness cluster development, focussing on the role of local communities and youth.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • Have a good understanding of conceptual frameworks to identify development opportunities for rural communities and spin-offs for rural wealth creation;
  • Having gained a better understanding of the linkages livelihood strategies, the role of agribusiness development and effective services delivery, and the potential of rural markets, local trade and value chains to ‘work for the poor’;
  • Be able to facilitate participatory approaches and methodologies for innovation and change processes;
  • Be able to apply tools and instruments for strategic and effective interventions catalysing processes that boost rural economies.

Fee information

Price 2022: EUR 4300 This covers the tuition of the course. Since this course is online, there are no costs for accommodation, insurance or travel. Scholarship is applicable

How to Register

Registration form can be found below:
https://www.wur.nl/web/en/Research-Results/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/Course-registration.htm?frmprm1=8939