The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. The series, a joint publication of UN-HABITAT and EcoPlan International, is comprised of Five Volumes;
Volume 1 - Quick Guide: an overview of the LED Series [download]These publications are also available in Portuguese and French.
Volume 2 - Manual: LED concepts and a 10-step planning process [download]
Volume 3 - Toolkit: tools to support the planning process [download]
Volume 4 - Action Guide: action ideas and case studies [download]
Volume 5 - Trainer's Guide [download]