Against the backdrop of slowing economies, a number of municipal governments have sought to revamp the local business climate and promote entrepreneurship. What instruments and approaches are successful local governments implementing to support the business community to bring in investment and create jobs? How can these practices be replicated and adopted by other cities?
“We’ve got to actively instil a spirit of entrepreneurship among the population, especially the younger generation.”
“Mayors must understand that small business is not just a source of revenue … it’s also an area for growth.”