We are experienced practitioners in economic and regional development, in rural, metropolitan and Pacific contexts. At Localise, we subscribe to the view that localities and regions can take action to make the most of their assets, minimise their shortcomings and manage risks. Economic development is the art and science of understanding how your local and regional economy works and intervening to make it work better. This takes:
- strong local governance and leadership
- a sound information base
- an agreed strategy and aligned projects
- strong institutional and social capital
- a local commitment to, and ownership of, development
We use a robust framework to develop strategies that create the best environment for thriving local and regional economies. The framework also covers support for implementation and monitoring progress. Communication, engagement and partnerships are a strong feature throughout the framework to ensure strong buy-in and collaboration to achieve common goals.