Regional development consulting

Commissioned by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit - GTZ 
Project duration: January, 2001 – December, 2004 
Project manager: Nenad Starc, PhD

Project goals: 
Consulting activity in the Directorate for Islands in the Ministry of the Sea, Tourism, Transport and Development; methodological co-ordination between the program of sustainable development of islands and state island programs; establishing , launching and maintaining the Internet portal; development seminars for those preparing the program of sustainable development of islands; monitoring and evaluating completed strategic development programs for Virovitica and Samobor and sustainable development program for the island of Šolta; producing guidelines for strategic development program drafting.

Project result: Guide for drafting the Strategic Development Programs, EIZ – GTZ, Zagreb – Frankfurt am Main (available at; 

Kordej-De Villa, Ž. - Rašić Bakarić, I. - Starc, N. - Stubbs, P. - Sumpor, M. - Šišinački, J. (2004): The Spatial Dimensions of Development in Croatia – from Theory to Policy Vacuum, 65th Anniversary Conference of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, November 18-19, 2004.