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Case Studies

Networking small enterprises in Ethiopia’s leather sector

A progress report: The UNIDO project is upgrading Ethiopia's leather industry and leather products

Lacquerware Cluster in Myanmar

Diagnostic Study on a Lacquerware Cluster in Bagan and Nyaung-U, Myanmar

Small business flourishing in the Golden Triangle

The Stainless Steel Cutlery Cluster of Wazirabad, Pakistan.

Senegal Artesian Directory

The Artisan Directory, showcases various Senegalese artisans and their products. This publication has been developed as a marketing tool, to increase artisans’ visibility with buyers worldwide.

Upscaling cluster development for poverty reduction in Orissa, India.

An overview of the UNIDO strategy to disseminate the cluster approach and promote its replication in the state of Orissa, India.

Social Development through Productive Activities in the Cluster of Barpalli

UNIDO provides support to clusters whose development has the potential to benefit poor people the most and it implements these interventions to maximize their pro-poor impact.

Network and cluster development in Nicaragua

From the promotion of horizontal networks to cluster development: an evolving growth strategy.

Forging competitive linkages in the apparel cluster of Atuntaqui, Ecuador

A case study on the promotion of collective efficiency to strengthen innovation and market access.

Stimulating SME environment in Senegal

Partnerships and multi-stakeholder networks to facilitate local private sector growth.

Reducing poverty through productive activities

The UNIDO experience in the handloom cluster of Chanderi.

CITER - Infocenter knitwear and textile

This paper explores the role played by CITER in the cluster of Carpi, Italy.

ENEA - Programs of R&D support to SMEs

A study on a pioneer technology provider for Italian SMEs.

Effluents treatment plants - Nove and Arzignano: Leather and Ceramics

The experience of the leather and ceramics clusters in Nove and Arzignano, Italy.

Quality consortia - Parma and San Daniele: food processing

This study inquires the evolution and challenges of two Italian food processing clusters that have earned a quality certification.

PROMOSEDIA - Marketing support: furniture

Managing crisis and seizing opportunities: the experience of the Chair-Manufacturing district of Manzano, Italy.