267.088 Integrierte Regionalentwicklung in Entwicklungsländern
Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist in allen zugeordneten Curricula Teil der STEOP.
Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist in mindestens einem zugeordneten Curriculum Teil der STEOP.

2012S, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC


  • Semesterwochenstunden: 2.5
  • ECTS: 3.0
  • Typ: VU Vorlesung mit Übung

Ziele der Lehrveranstaltung

The students know in practise and theory about the potential and limits of integrated regional development in the international development cooperation and get an insight into basic planning and monitoring techniques.

Inhalt der Lehrveranstaltung

The potentials and limits of regional development in developing countries will be presented by using contemporary project examples from Senegal and Ethiopia; Methodologies and tools of project planning and monitoring such as Project Cycle Management/ Logframe Approach, CAPACITY WORKS etc… will be presented and practiced; An interactive role play simulating a participatory planning situation in Ethiopia will provide an insight into the impact of regional and cultural settings on project planning and implementation. Moreover, current trends of develoment cooperation will be presented and discussed.

Presentations on Mobility and traffic planning in developing countries will highlight the challenges within this crucial field of regional planning.

One to two guest lectures will complete the topic by offering insights into microcredit schemes, community development and the practical challenges in the implementation of development project.

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In charge

March 22 2012




Introduction: Presentation of the lectures and content of lecture, Organisational Issues, personal Introduction of the participants;

Structured assessment of existing knowledge

Introducion of the history of development cooperation through a panel discussion of pros and cons of the current practice in development cooperation


March 29 2012


Evolution of development cooperation and its institutional landscape: approaches, stakeholders, current topics


April 19 2012



Key elements for quality and ethics in development cooperation: Participation, Impact, Capacity Development, Sustainability, Ownership, Good Governance; Lobbying and Advocacy Cross-cutting issues


April 26  2012


Project Cycle Management (PCM):

Logframe, Impact chain, SWOT Analysis (theoretical input and exercise)


May 3  2012 


Role Play: participatory project planning in Ethiopia:  practical exercise with interactive role play, group discussion


May 10 2012



Regional Developent in Serbia – Presentation on EC-financed project implemented by the Austrian Development Agency (guest lecturer Robert Zeiner, Director Programs, ADA)

R. Zeiner

May 24 2012



Insight into practical project work I: Commercialization and certification processes to incentivate regional development – economic sustainability

(guest lecturer Mag. Petra Koppensteiner, HORIZONT3000)


May 31 2012



Insight into practical project work II:  

Senegal: Community participation in local policy-making – strengthening civil society to claim good governance?


June 14 2012



Recent developments in international aid and resulting challenges for Non Governmental Organisations


June 21 2012



Exams: oral exams 


Vortragende Personen


LVA Termine

Do.17:00 - 19:0022.03.2012 Seminrraum ifip, ResselgasseKick Off


schriftliche Prüfung/Hausarbeit zu Semesterende. Written Assignment: Option 1: Analysis and Appraisal of a project proposal: group size maximum 4 students, written report in English, maximum 8 pages Analyse the project proposal by using the following criteria s: Quality of the prevailing situation and framework conditions ? Definition of the target group / Beneficiaries? Quality of project logic and methodology ? Can the results be achieved with the indicated activities ? Is the project objective realistic ? Are the resources sufficient to reach the objective? Is the project sustainable? (ecological, cultural, economical., institutional sustainable) Is the project recoverable - rank it on a scale from 1 (very poor) to 10 (excellent); reason your statement. Option 2: Research and present a development topic of your own choice (e.g. micro finance as means for poverty reduction, use of alternative energy in rural settings, etc ) group size maximum 4 students, written report in English, maximum 8 pages.


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Ort: continous attendance during the semester group presentation at the end of the semester active participation in discussion and group exercises is expected !


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 Ailes, Roger / Kraushar, John, You are the message , ISBN-10: 0385265425, Currency, 1989  Chambers, Robert, Rural Development, Putting the Last First, Harlow: Longman 1983  Chambers, Richard, Whose reality counts? Putting the last first, Intermediate Technology Publications, London, 1997.  Hancock, Graham, Lords of Poverty, London: Mandarin 1989  http://europa.eu.int/europaid/evaluatiln/methods/pcm_handbook.pdf  http://europa.eu.int/comm/europaid/qsm/documents/pcm_manual_2004_en.pdf  http://www.worldbank.org/ieg/ecd/me_tools_and_approaches.html  http://www.oecd.org/document/63/0,3343,en_35038640_35039563_35067327_1_1_1_1,00.html  http://www.worldbank.org/oed/docs/world_bank_oed_impact_evaluations.pdf  Herweg Karl & Schuler Kurt, Impact Monitoring and Assessment, Instruments for Use in Rural Development Projects with a Focus on Sustainable Land Management, 2002  Keough, Noel, Participatory development principles and practices: Reflections from western development worker , Community Development Journal, 33(3), page 187-196, London,1998

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