Typology for the Greek islands for the design and implementation of integrated local development and innovation strategies

Project duration: 2017 – 2019
Budget: €71,920.00
Role: Support to the Aegean Energy & Environment Bureau
Funding body: Ministry of Rural Development and Food, General Secretariat of Agricultural Policy and Management of Community Funds, Special Management Service for RDP 2014-2020

The purpose of the study is to produce a detailed and thorough typology of the entire Greek island region, by analyzing the particular political, social, economic, environment and development characteristics of the various islands. The ultimate goal is to enable the integrated designing and implementation of local innovative development strategies on “case study” islands that may be reproduced in the rest of the Greek island region and inspire other regions in the country.

The study has two parts:

  • Phase 1 – completing island typology and description of the strategic approach to integrated and innovative development for each type of island.
  • Phase 2 – selection of suitable case study islands for the pilot implementation of integrated local innovative development strategies.