Recife Metropolitan Region Development Strategy

Project

At-a-Glance

Approval Date
Actual Completion Date
Proposal Focus
1471
Core Focus
Secondary Cities
Country Type
Brazil

Detail

Summary
This initiative would complement the current preparation of the Pro-Metropole project whose objective is to improve the capacity of public, private and civic institutions to deliver and provide land, infrastructure, and basic urban services to the RMR.
Objectives
Preparation of a proposed RMR development strategy; prepared separately, but in conjunction with the implementation of the Pro-Metrópole project.
Activities
1) Seminar: In search of a methodology for the RMR development strategy;   2) Identification and study of clusters: Tourism, medical services and informatics;  3) Promoting partnerships for development; Volunteerism and Philantropy:  How to induce and coordinate private sector and community’s participation in the tackling of areas’ social problems (health, violence, employment, etc);   4) Strategies: a methodology on how to internalize the strategizing mentality; A strategy to improve the situation of the poor: the various dimensions of poverty:  (i) income; (ii) services; (iii) wealth
Expected Impacts and Results
The RMR development strategy would provide, in the vein of the Pro-Northeast Initiative, information and public-private coordination on private investment opportunities at city level.