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The som was co-chaired by begoña arano, head of unit for north america, latin america and the cariibean at dg research and innovation and erlinda handal, vice-minister for science and technology of el salvador, currently holding the pro tempore presidency of celac. Import substitution industrialization (isi) is a trade and economic policy which advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production isi is based on the premise that a country should attempt to reduce its foreign dependency through the local production of industrialized products. Several initiatives in latin america regarding the definition of ris strategies, eu-lac bilateral exchange of experiences, and in a wider sense, projects aimed at strengthening regional innovation systems and improving regional innovation policy. Innovation, productivity and economic development in latin america and the caribbean gdp per capita in latin america has been falling behind high-income countries and other benchmarks for decades and the region's mediocre growth performance is one of the main reasons why poverty reduction, and living standards more generally, in the region is.
Innovation and economic development identifies several opportunities and challenges for bringing about a more dynamic role of ict in the process of structural change and productivity growth and contends that accelerating the adoption and efficient use of ict is essential to any strategy for further success. Innovation for development in latin america: where are national innovation systems and development in latin america a general strategy of sustainable and. The defensive strategy anchors itself in the evaluation of suppliers, while the offensive strategy focuses on the development of suppliers and cooperation with the focal company in developing new sustainable products and services. Her unconventional model combines education and development goals in a three year nonformal education program, which seeks to help rural communities develop their own localized strategies for development.
Harrie vredenburg is professor of strategy at the university of calgary's haskayne school of business and holds the suncor energy chair in competitive strategy and sustainable development, a haskayne research chair affiliated with the university's institute for sustainable energy, environment and economy. This paper sets out a strategy for invigorating development in latin america by taking advantage of specific opportunities in the current context and the advantages offered by the region. To counterbalance uncertainty, commitment to innovation and skills development will be crucial latin america is expected to grow 1-15% in 2017, after two years of negative growth yet, economic.
Creating new models innovative public-private partnerships for inclusive development in latin america global agenda councils authored by the members of the world economic forum global agenda council on latin america. The development agenda in latin america and the caribbean as the region endeavors to move beyond middle-income status and join the ranks of advanced economies. Regional strategy: building education for sustainable development in latin america and the caribbean 3/9 groups, communities and sectors of society that are excluded from political life.
For the economic commission for latin america and the caribbean (eclac), innovation is a central element in the development strategy, defined as a dynamic process of interaction linking agents who work guided by market incentives (such as companies) and other institutions (such. 'latin america has made great strides in innovation, including in macro-economic-management, pro-poor policies and the development of new business models' said mario pezzini, director of the oecd development centre.
With full p&l responsibility also lead sector marketing organization including ownership of branding, value proposition and innovation within all 4 regions (north america, latin america, europe. Latin america and caribbean's in-service fleet to more than double by 2036 region's economy predicted to grow above world's average in the next two decades from 2017-2036 latin america and the caribbean will need 2,677 new passenger and freighter aircraft to meet rising demand, according to the latest airbus global market forecast (gmf. Latin america is expected to return to positive growth in 2017 after two consecutive years of recession yet the region is facing increased social vulnerability, productivity stagnation and growing global protectionism.