Publications

Cluster Twinning: Understanding the Dynamics and Methodological Issues

The paper focused on “Cluster Twinning” was implemented that aimed at optimal process for the linking two clusters across different countries at different levels of development, i.e. a developed or mature and a developing or emerging cluster that were nevertheless producing similar products.

More specifically, cluster twinning was meant to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of existing but currently underachieving and not yet fully developed SME cluster. This objective was to be achieved by forging twinning arrangements between Indian and foreign clusters, by strengthening the capacities of firms within clusters through linkages among the internal cluster firms and between the firms and their support institutions

Published by: UNIDO
Year of publication: 2013
Number of pages: 48

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Fostering Business Responsibility in MSME Clusters Volume 3

Fostering Business Responsibility in MSME Clusters’ is in three volumes. Volume I is for Policy Makers, Volume II for Implementing Agencies (IAs) and Volume III for Cluster Development Agents (CDAs). These volumes are a guide to the varied roles and responsibilities all three stakeholders in encouraging Business Responsibility among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through a cluster development approach have been explained in these volumes by using various case studies and illustrations. The document was made under the IICA-GIZ programme.

Published by: IICA-GIZ
Year of publication: 2013
Number of pages: 248

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Fostering Business Responsibility in MSME Clusters Volume 2

Fostering Business Responsibility in MSME Clusters’ is in three volumes. Volume I is for Policy Makers, Volume II for Implementing Agencies (IAs) and Volume III for Cluster Development Agents (CDAs). These volumes are a guide to the varied roles and responsibilities all three stakeholders in encouraging Business Responsibility among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through a cluster development approach have been explained in these volumes by using various case studies and illustrations. The document was made under the IICA-GIZ programme.

Published by: IICA-GIZ
Year of publication: 2013
Number of pages: 178

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Fostering Business Responsibility in MSME Clusters Volume 1

Fostering Business Responsibility in MSME Clusters’ is in three volumes. Volume I is for Policy Makers, Volume II for Implementing Agencies (IAs) and Volume III for Cluster Development Agents (CDAs). These volumes are a guide to the varied roles and responsibilities all three stakeholders in encouraging Business Responsibility among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through a cluster development approach have been explained in these volumes by using various case studies and illustrations. The document was made under the IICA-GIZ programme.

Published by: IICA-GIZ
Year of publication: 2013
Number of pages:150

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Mapping Energy, Environment and Social Issues among MSME Clusters in India-Way Forward

This report has indentified clusters from 11 sub-sectors in India which are economically significant, energy intensive
and environment sensitive through a systematic methodology. A way forward has been suggested for tackling various
energy, environment and social issues in the clusters. This study is funded by IICA.

Published by: IICA-GIZ
Year of publication: 2013
Number of pages: 208

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