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Comparative Research Report on the Localized Performance Indicator Systems of the International Guidelines for Industrial Parks in China

Based on a comparative study, this report compares and analyses the performance indicator systems of the International Guidelines for Industrial Parks and those used in various guiding documents for the industrial parks in China. The report summarizes and refines the key points of the localized performance indicator systems from the perspective of availability, applicability and special value of the relevant indicators. View more

Experiences and Best practices of Industrial Park Development in the People’s Republic of China

The publication has been jointly produced by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Cross Disciplinary Team on Industrial Parks (CDTIP) and the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC) within the framework of UNIDO project: “Establishing UNIDO Industrial Parks Guiding Framework”. View more

UNIDO's Contribution to the Development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Industrial Parks (IPs) in China

The paper assesses UNIDO’s experience in the development of SEZs and IPs in developing countries based on its function of providing policy advice, its convening power and normative role as well as standard-setting activities. In the same vein, it examines UNIDO’s contribution to the development of SEZs and IPs in China. View more

Industrial Park Development in Ethiopia: Case Study Report

Economic growth in Ethiopia is progressing at an impressive rate, where industrial parks have piqued the interest of international investors in the country's economy. The Industrial Park study analyzes the adequacy of industrial parks as a means for industrialization, and focuses on how to use industrial parks effectively, seeking to answer three main research questions: What is the current status of Industrial Parks in Ethiopia? How could the country's industrialization benefit from industrial parks? How could industrial park development be enhanced in future? View more

Eco-Industrial Parks, Achievements and Key Insights from the Global RECP Programme 2012 - 2018

This publication presents the key results and insights stemming from the work undertaken as part of the pilot projects on eco-industrial parks (EIPs), managed by UNIDO in the period from 2012 to 2018, as part of the Global RECP Programme, which was funded by Switzerland. View more

Implementation Handbook for Eco-Industrial Parks

The aim of this handbook is to assist private and public sector stakeholders with the practical implementation of eco-industrial park concepts into existing industrial parks and new industrial parks . It aims at supporting practitioners with the implementation of EIPs, covering scoping EIP interventions, awareness raising, policy support, park management models, upscaling resource efficiency and industrial synergies, performance monitoring, and contribution to sustainable cities. View more

Global Assessment of Eco-Industrial Parks in Developing and Emerging Countries

This global comparative assessment, carried out in twelve countries, is undertaken by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) within the framework of its joint global Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) program with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (2016-2025)

Recalling its resolution 35/66 B of 5 December 1980, in which it proclaimed the 1980s as the first Industrial Development Decade for Africa, its resolution 44/237 of 22 December 1989, in which it proclaimed the period 1991-2000 as the Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa, its resolution 47/177 of 22 December 1992, in which it adjusted the period for the programme for the Second Decade to cover the years 1993-2002, and its resolution 57/297 of 5 March 2003 on the Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa, Recalling also its resolution 70/1 of 25 September 2015, entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, which reflects the importance of industrial development to the 2030 Agenda, including Sustainable Development Goal 9, Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation, and its interrelated targets, Recalling further its resolution 69/313 of 27 July 2015 on the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, which is an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, supports and complements it and helps to contextualize its means of implementation targets with concrete policies and actions, and in which the General Assembly stressed the critical importance of industrial development for developing countries, in particular African countries, as a critical source of economic growth, economic diversification and value addition. View more

Framework of Operational Guidelines on United Nations Support to South-South and Triangular Cooperation

The present note by the Secretary-General containing the framework of operational guidelines on South-South and triangular cooperation is submitted in compliance with decisions 16/1, 17/1, 18/1 and 18/IM/1 of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation and General Assembly resolutions 69/239 and 70/222. The document provides priority actions and performance indicators for United Nations organizations and agencies, including regional commissions, towards mainstreaming their support for South-South and triangular cooperation at the global, regional and national levels. It has been revised to reflect the views of the High-level Committee expressed at its seventeenth and eighteenth sessions and to align the guidelines with the objective of applying South-South and triangular cooperation during the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. View more

Ecomic Zones in the Asean - Industrial Parks, Special Economic Zones, Eco Industrial Parks, Innovation Districts as Strategies For Industrial Competitiveness

Economic zones (industrial parks, special economic zones, eco-industrial parks,technology parks, and innovation districts) have been promoted as cornerstone strategies for economic development in countries around the world. Competitive strategies depend on the country's stage of economic development.

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Review of the SEZ Policy and Development of Industrial Parks in Rwanda

The report presents a detailed background of the Kigali Special Economic Zone, followed by an analysis on Industrial Parks. The publication includes recommendations for the SEZ policy and provides recommendations for improvements to the SEZ Policy, Institutional and Operational Frameworks for SEZ regulation in Rwanda. The report concludes with a roadmap for how UNIDO's proposed recommendations could be implemented. View more

Planning and Managing Sustainable Industrial Parks:Training Guidelines:

The purpose of this document is to provide training guidelines for planning and managing industrial parks in developing countries. The guidelines prepared by UNIDO and Michigan State University, aim at helping promoters of industrial parks in developing countries capitalise on the experience and know-how that has been accumulated in developed countries. View more

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