Регіональне врядування та розвиток - Regional Governance and Development
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Promoting Regional Economic Development in Ukraine 

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Please, be informed that the RGD project has moved to the new office, which was provided by the "Association of Rayon and Oblast Councils": http://uaror.org.ua/. Read more...

Contributing to Sustainable Development of Regions – a Joint Task for Government and Communities

Economic reforms in Ukraine are not possible without effective regional policy in place. State authorities, supported by the Regional Governance and Development (RGD) project, have taken steps toward achieving strategic goals for sustainable regional development in Ukraine. In particular, the RGD project provided the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MoEDT) with expert technical assistance in improving the State Strategy for Regional Development (SSRD) till 2015 and designing the new SSRD till 2020, both key in ensuring effective regional economic development (RED) policy is fostered. RGD also strengthened regional human capacity through conducting a series of specialized training programs that resulted in trainees developing over a hundred investment projects by. Read more...

New Knowledge Applied Results in Positive Changes for Ukrainian Regions

The Regional Governance and Development (RGD) project conducted a Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey to document opinions and assess results from key stakeholders such as senior management and specialists of oblast and rayon state administrations, representatives of local self-governments, NGOs and training institutions, who had participated in the RGD’s training programs. Over 70 participants were queried on the impact the RGD training programs had on regional economic development (RED) in their respective regions. Project experts from Ukraine and Canada developed a final Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey which RGD’s key trainers carried out in eight oblasts. Read more...

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About the project

The Regional Governance and Development (RGD) Project is an eight-year initiative that promotes regional economic development (RED) in Ukraine. RGD’s current efforts focus on working with its Ukrainian partners to establish a practical in-service training program on RED for some 600 civil servants from 13 oblasts across Ukraine.


Strategic Planning of Regional Economic Development
Social and Gender Impact Assessment
Environmental Sustainability in RED

Collaborating Projects:

Municipal Local Economic Development Program (MLED)

Policy Reform and Implementation Support Mechanism (PRISM)

Evidence-Based Economic Development Project (EBED)