A Case Study on Local Initiatives and Questions of National Resources

  • Lucija Mulej Mlakar Faculty of Organisation Studies Novo mesto, Novi trg 5, 8000 Novo mesto
  • Annmarie Gorenc Zoran Faculty of Organisation Studies Novo mesto, Novi trg 5, 8000 Novo mesto
  • Jaroslav Mihalik University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Faculty of Social Sciences, 4/A, Bučianska St., 917 01 Trnava
Keywords: social entrepreneurship, local initiatives, types of capital, rural development, local action group

Abstract

The case study in this paper presents an initial descriptive account of a local initiative in utilizing local resources to stimulate not only economic growth, but also rural resources, knowledge and experience of residents and entrepreneurs. Living Houses project is one example of a tangible local initiative. The descriptive case study describe one local action group located in central Slovenia and their experience with implementing a project that includes principles of rural development set out by EU policy. The authors of the article also present further steps and evaluation tools that need to be implemented into the project.

Published
2014-05-09
Section
Articles