Municipal competitiveness and capacity index

Municipal competitiveness and capacity index

Date: May 2013. - December 2013.


Conduct a baseline study to establish the current degree of competitiveness of the EU PROGRES municipalities to attract development project funding with the objectives to:

Identify municipality shortcomings and growth potential.

Map out the tools and mechanisms for managing development processes within municipalities’ everyday work.

Define a methodology and set up baseline indicators for measuring competitiveness of and the capacity of local governments (the Municipal Capacity and Competitiveness Index - MCCI).

Identify priorities for further reform of the way public resources are being managed and map out opportunities for inter-municipal cooperation, access to external funding and public-private partnerships.


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