Should local market centres, second and third tier cities be the target for donor programmes?

This paper also asks how should local market centres, second and third tier cities create local economic opportunities?

Abstract

This paper examines market centres and second/third tier cities that are:(i) close to rural areas; and (ii) not major economic centres. These types of urban areas are offering the most opportunities for informal sector employment, mostly in the form of informal and seasonal occupations.

Citation

Ngoc Do. Should local market centres, second and third tier cities be the target for donor programmes and how should they create local economic opportunities? EPS PEAKS, UK (2016) 16 pp.

Should local market centres, second and third tier cities be the target for donor programmes and how should they create local economic opportunities?

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