Approaches

Local Economic Development encompasses a multitude of different interventions. One of the main characteristics of LED is that it will always be different wherever you go. That is because a LED strategy necessarily takes into account the different conditions/situations on the ground and builds on them. This heterogeneity of interventions in LED also means that it is often very difficult to explain to someone what LED actually is and encompasses. In order to fully understand what LED is about the SA LED Network structures all LED approaches according to the target a LED intervention may have: