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Sustainable Tourism and Local Development in Apulia Region
OECD leed policy review
A report prepared by the Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme and the Tourism Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in collaboration with Apulia Region, Italy.
30 September 2010

This report has been prepared within the project ―Sustainable tourism and local development in Apulia Region‖ as part of the activity of the OECD‘s Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme on Tourism and Local Development, undertaken in cooperation with the OECD Tourism Committee. The principal authors are Neil MacCallum (Neil MacCallum Associates, UK), Thierry Baert (Senior Officer, Lille Metropolitan Agency, France) and Pierfelice Rosato (Professor, Faculty of Economics, university of Salento, Italy). Further written inputs were provided by Stefano Barbieri (OECD). The report was prepared under the supervision of Stefano Barbieri (Head of the OECD LEED Trento Centre for local development) and Alain Dupeyras (Head of the OECD Tourism Unit). The support and the inputs of the Regional Ministry for Mediterranean Affairs, Culture and Tourism of Apulia Region, and in particular of Mr. Francesco Palumbo (Director General, Promotion of Territory, Tourism, Culture and Arts) was critical to the production of the report, as was the contribution of the representatives of regional and local authorities and other Apulian institutions and organisations who participated in meetings and provided documentation and comments.

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