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THE INTEGRATED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF CROSS-BORDER TERRITORIES - Practical Guide

In 2014-2015, the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT) conducted a study on economic development in cross-border territories, focusing mainly on the borders that France shares with its neighbours. The MOT’s point of departure was the observation that the potential for economic development in crossborder territories is not sufficiently exploited. In addition, notwithstanding the free movement of capital, goods, services and people within the European Union, European governments…

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THE INTEGRATED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF CROSS-BORDER TERRITORIES - Brochure

Between January 2014 and September 2015, the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT – Cross-Border Operational Mission), with the support of the national technical assistance programme Europ’Act, carried out a study of economic development in the cross-border territories along France’s borders. This work aims to present the current situation with respect to cross-border economic development, both from the point of view of cooperation between private-sector players and public action.

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10 Things to Know About Transnational Cooperation

This document was prepared by an informal working group including representatives from transnational programmes and interregional programmes*, with the support and facilitation of Interact. The group aimed to identify a common set of messages about the role and achievements of the transnational programmes. The paper represents the outcomes of this work in condensed form, along with examples to illustrate them. It is not a position paper, but part of the programmes’ overall visibility efforts…

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10 Things to Know About Transnational Cooperation

This document was prepared by an informal working group including representatives from transnational programmes and interregional programmes*, with the support and facilitation of Interact. The group aimed to identify a common set of messages about the role and achievements of the transnational programmes. The paper represents the outcomes of this work in condensed form, along with examples to illustrate them. It is not a position paper, but part of the programmes’ overall visibility efforts…

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Value chain: Fish farming

According to FAO (UN) data, aquaculture production has been increasing in recent years. With regard to South America, aquaculture has grown in recent years, including in Colombia and Peru. In the case of the Amazonian Trapezium, especially in Leticia, fishing predominates over the pisciculture. Aquaculture in the border region is still marginal and small-scale, despite significant advances in the cultivation of species such as paiche (or…

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Value chain: Fine flavour Cocoa

The cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao) grows in tropical environments, within 15-20 degrees latitude north and south of the equator. The main cocoa-growing regions are Africa, Asia and Latin America. 15% of global cocoa production comes from the Americas.

The cocoa market distinguishes three main varieties of cocoa beans:

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Value Chain : Smart Agriculture/related IT services

Smart agriculture refers to the use of new and advanced technologies, integrated into one or more systems, to enable farmers and other stakeholders within the agriculture value chain to improve food production. These advanced devices, precision agriculture and robotic systems allow farmers to be more profitable, efficient, safer, and more environmentally friendly.

As…

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Pactos territoriales en la construcción de regiones transfronterizas: por una mayor integración a múltiples niveles

 

El cambio de paradigma con respecto a las políticas de frontera y la cooperación transfronteriza no se ha traducido necesariamente en mayor atención al tema en los mecanismos de integración regional.

Por esta razón, concibiendo a las fronteras como espacios internacionales en donde se condensan las relaciones entre las poblaciones locales (relaciones de contigüidad) y el accionar de los diferentes niveles del Estado (relaciones interinstitucionales y multinivel) de varios…

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ESTUDIO SOBRE SISTEMAS REGIONALES DE INNOVACIÓN EN EL PERÚ: LECCIONES DE POLÍTICA

El presente estudio es un diagnóstico estratégico basado en la metodología RIS 3 de la Comisión Europea sobre “Estrategia de Innovación para la Especialización Inteligente”. En los casos de las regiones de Cusco y Tacna el estudio analiza tanto la oferta brindada por las instituciones de investigación y las universidades de ambas regiones, así como la demanda de innovación requerida por el sector empresarial. Este esfuerzo de investigación empírica identifica la articulación entre los…

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Principales resultados e impactos de los proyectos del Programa URB-AL III

Este documento constituye una recopilación clara y elocuente de los principales resultados e impactos alcanzados por cada uno de los 20 proyectos de URB-AL III durante sus cuatro años de andadura por un Programa que ha conseguido movilizar en una misma dirección a sus 160 actores participantes de ambos lados del Atlántico. Además, la publicación recoge y destaca el ejercicio realizado por todos los proyectos para diseñar estrategias que faciliten la sostenibilidad y replicabilidad de sus…

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