The development of particular sectors of the economy
community capacity to sustain growth and development of its agriculture
and food sector.
agricultural firms to become more competitive.
information that agricultural firms need to thrive in a rapidly changing
communication between community leaders, farms, and agribusiness persons,
planners and economic developers.
of Women to raising levels
of nutrition, improving the production and distribution of food and
agricultural products and enhancing the living conditions of rural
and promote cooperation among firms in the sector.
and development of new technology or new products.
transfer or modernisation, to assist firms in adopting up-to-date
financing, to fill capital needs not met by banks and other conventional
and training programs, to assure an adequate and skilled workforce.
programs, to help firms access new markets and generate more sales.
directed at other key competitiveness issues as revealed by the industry
analysis. Examples might include transportation, zoning or land use
impediments, or the cost of energy.
an environment that supports the success of existing business and new
the condition and capacity of the infrastructure to support tourism
an integrated regional marketing program for tourism development.
Natural Resource-based Tourism
well-trained and spoken workforce adapted for tourism and customer
Health and Social Services for a larger influx of population