WP9: Elaboration and Optimisation of Indicator Based and Qualitative Tools to Stimulate and Steer Regional Development

Stefan Marzelli, ifuplan, Munich
Duration: October 06 - End of December 07

The results of the work package are summarised in a folder on "Managing Alpine Land Resources – Regional development instruments":

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The final WP9 report is available in English: download pdf-File

Objectives Drawing on the results of WP5-8 and taking into account the different implementation procedures in the Alpine countries, this WP will:
· provide an overview of instruments supporting regional progress
· and elaborate proposals for tools facilitating transnational regional development.
Main activities · Overview of instruments supporting sustainable regional development in the specific sector
· Identification of promoting and hindering conditions for the implementation of regional development tools (see WP5)
· Selection of suitable indicators (see WP7 and 8)
· Proposals for improvement of existing or elaboration of new steering tools for the selected sector
· Optimisation of the tools integrating the results of the stakeholder workshops (see WP10 and 11)
· Compilation of reports
Tasks of WP leader Compilation of an overview of indicator based and qualitative instruments supporting sustainable regional development in the specific sector determined in WP6; identification of promoting and hindering conditions which influence the work with development instruments in the selected sector taking into account the different planning milieus in the cultural regions (see WP5); selection of suitable indicators considering the significance of the different driving forces (see WP7) and availability of the data (see WP8); proposals for improvement of existing or elaboration of new steering tools for the selected sector; optimisation of the instruments, integrating the results of the stakeholder workshops (see WP10 and 11); compilation of internal and external reports
Tasks of other partners

Contribution to the overview of instruments, the promoting and hindering conditions in their countries and the selection of suitable indicators

Outputs 1 report and 1 contribution to the DIAMONT information platform providing proposals for indicator based regional development tools for the sector determined in WP6
Expected results · Improved indicator based regional development capacities and tools in six Alpine regions
· Formulation and dissemination of guidelines with indications for use of indicators in transnational compatible regional development activities in the Alpine arc

 

WP 9

WP5: Impact of cultural differences on regional development in the Alps more
WP6: Analysis of expert´s estimations on alpine development more
WP7: Identification and selection of indicators more
WP8: Specification and test of data for an alpine wide information system more
WP10: First confrontation of theory and practice: Test of tools in six regions more
WP11: Second confrontation: Presentation of strategies for the solution of conflicts within the regions more
WP12: Cooperation with SOIA/Alpine Convention more
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