The research project „Learning Economies. Modelling Community-Led Local Development for the Sustainable Economic Trajectories of the Negotin and Zlatibor Regions“ is part of the “Executive Programme for Scientific and Technological Cooperation Between The Italian Republic and The Republic of Serbia for The Years 2016-2018”. The institutions in charge of the co-ordination of the present Executive Programme are for the Italian Party: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Directorate General for the Country Promotion (Economy, Culture and Science), and for the Serbian Party: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development. This bilateral research project is considered to be a Joint Research Project of “Particular Relevance” (“Progetti di Grande Rilevanza” aisensi della I. 401/90) and has been granted a financial contribution from Italian Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Direzione Generale per la Promozione del Sistema Paese (MAECI).
The main aim of the project is the identification and construction of a CLLD-intervention model on the regional sustainable development paths. This model will be the core section of a feasibility study for the implementation of a proactive decision-support web-platform providing a valuable interface between firms, communities, authorities with solution-oriented innovative approaches in a public and participatory dimension.
The partners in this project are: Fondazione Di Vittorio (ex IRES – Istituto Ricerche Economiche e Sociali) from Rome, University of Belgrade-Faculty of Architecture, Università Di Roma La Sapienza (Facoltà di Architettura), Università di Sassari – Facoltà di Architettura and University of Belgrade- Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia (IAUS), Riserva Naturale dei Monti Navegna e Cervia.
The Italian scientist responsible for the project is Dr Elena Battaglini (Dirigente di Ricerca/Senior Researcher from DI VITTORIO FOUNDATION) and Serbian scientist responsible for the project is Jelena Živković (Associate Professor from University of Belgrade – Faculty of Archtiecture).
The researchers on the project are:
• Fondazione Di Vittorio: Dr Elena Battaglini, Dr Pasquale Pignatale
• University of Belgrade – Faculty of Architecture: Dr Zoran Djukanović, Dr Vladan Djokić, Dr Jelena Živković, Dr Ksenija Lalović + Dr Jasminka Cvejić (Faculty of Forestry)
• University of Rome La Sapienza – Faculty of Architecture: Dr Francesca Giofrè
• University of Sassari – Alghero School of Architecture: Dr Arnaldo Cecchini, Dr Giuseppe Onni
• University of Belgrade -Faculty of Philosophy: Dr Marija Babović
• Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia (IAUS): Dr Marina Nenković-Riznić, Dr Nikola Krunić
Project “Learning Economies”: The Workshop with Stakeholders at the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade, 2017
Project “Learning Economies”: The Workgroup Meeting and the Methodological Workshop in Rome, 2016
Presentation, workshop, round table and kick-off meeting: Learning Economies