AR-T1211 : Support for Resource-Based Socioeconomic Development in Patagonia, Argentina
Project Status: Implementation
The objective of this project is to promote socio-economic development based on natural resources in the Argentine Patagonia, with the private sector as the driving force. To this end, the project will support specific activities to plan and prioritize improvements in infrastructure and urban services, promote local and regional economic diversification in the Buenos Aires Lake Department (Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina). The project seeks to contribute to the implementation, on a small scale, of a concept called "Development Compact": a coordinated effort of the three main actors - public sector, private sector, civil society - to promote long-term territorial planning and development activities term, based on consensus regarding challenges and opportunities, and the mobilization of resources.