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Partnering For Wealth
Project Wealth: Promoting Local Sustainable Economic Development
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Thursday 19 May 2015,  Karasso Science Park, Beer Sheva, Israel

08.30 Registration
09.00 Opening remarks and greetings:
  • Dr. Esmat Karadsheh, ENPI CBCMed regional office, Aqaba
  • Adva Eshel Rabinovich, Negev and Galilee Development Ministry
  • Dr. Muhammad Al-Nabari, Mayor, Hura municipality
  • Ronit Heyd, director, Shatil
Project Wealth overview, Gili Baruch, Project manager, Shatil
10.30 Break
10.45 Regional measures for wellbeing
Moderator: Asaf Raz, Shatil
11.30 Local Procurement
  • Yahav-Anchor institution, Vered Goshen, Negev Development
  • Procurement from small businesses: a legal point of view Adv. Lana Warwar, Clinic for Social and Economic Development in the Community, Law Faculty, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Local procurement from local SMEs the local enterprise point of view
12.15 Light lunch
13.30 Local food systems for LSED
14.15 Fostering of Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses in Local Economy
Moderator: Ronit Shelach-Morton, Shatil
  • Supporting local businesses: the local municipality role Michael Bitton, mayor, Yeruham
  • Working recommendations Supporting agencies and platform Hugo Barros, CRIA, University of Algarve, Portugal and Ronit Shelach-Morton, Shatil, Beer Sheva
  • KAN center in Eastern Negev as a representing case Zohar Dvir, Shiluvim and Yoni Wolff, Kan Center, Eastern Negev
15.00 Break
15.20 Creative industries
16.10 Closing remarks
*The event will be followed with simultaneous Hebrew-English translation

20.00 “Local Culture in the Negev", Fringe Theatre, Beer Sheva
Hosted by the Negev Development Authority, Project Wealth and
The Negev Creative Industries Forum

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