Juan Noguera

Juan Noguera
University of Valencia | UV · Interuniversity Institute of Local Development

PhD in Geography

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Introduction
Doctor in Geography. Involved in many research projects of EU Programs. Projects relate to key territorial development issues (governance, public-private partnerships, policy evaluation, etc.). Member of official evaluations of rural development policies by EU. Director of Master in Local Development, Master on the Territorial Vision. Associated Professor of Regional Geography and Director of the Institute for Local Development (University of Valencia). Periodically invited to OECD projects.
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February 1994 - present
University of Valencia
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  • Managing Director
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Publications (34)
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At a time when physical distance or travel/freight costs are becoming less and less a constraint to economic activity and quality of life, new factors for territorial development (NFTD) are increasingly impacting regional dynamics in Europe, making it possible to overcome traditional difficulties associated to peripheral locations, and offering new...
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The paper presents an analysis of the subjective perception of the policy efficiency on peripherality in 12 regions of six countries of the EU. In each country two regions are selected: one peripheral but relatively dynamic and another accessible but relatively lagging. Public action conditions a range of processes and activities that continuously...
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The Final Report has been designed as follows: • A summary of the Conceptual Framework (Chapter 2). The main ideas regarding the conceptualization of Inner Peripheries have been collected and are presented in the main report in a summarised form, while Annex 1 includes all relevant information on the conceptual and theoretical framework of the proj...
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Inner Peripheries remain, in many ways, territorial enigmas. Their geographical distribution is unknown, and the process through which they are formed is poorly understood. Little is known about how their geographical distribution has evolved over time. From the point of view of policy action, there are few examples of dedicated schemes and program...
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In a large part of the 17 sustainable development objectives set as goals for humanity by the UN, sustainability can be glimpsed. As a result of the dominant socio-productive model, the only way to head towards more sustainable territories that allow achieving and maintaining the well-being of the world’s population is to bear in mind the need to p...
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The sustainable city debate is gaining ground in recent years, featuring as a prominent issue in several policy documents of the European Commission, and enjoying support by the main organisations and institutions at international level. At the same time, improving local governance standards by involving citizens in local decision-making is a recur...
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This paper presents the methodological process for the design of regional development typologies in the frame of the EDORA project (European Development Opportunities for Rural Areas). These typologies constitute an important reference in the process of refreshing the stereotypes which underlie design and implementation of regional policy, and can...
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El comercio de buena parte de los destinos maduros de sol y playa a lo largo de la orilla norte del mar Mediterraneo afronta, ano tras ano, rendimientos decrecientes a causa de la crisis economica que afecta a los principales mercados de origen, y a la competencia de nuevas formas y destinos turisticos. En la mayoria de los casos, se trata de nucle...
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The European Landscape Convention came into force on the 1st March 2004, and by 2014 has been signed, ratified and enforced by 38 of the 47 parties of the Council of Europe. The goals and actions contained under the articles of the ELC represent a fundamental shift in how we interpret, regulate, and intervene in landscapes in Europe, and worldwide....
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The aim of this paper is to present a state-of-the-art analysis of the provision and access to Services of General Interest (SGI) in rural areas of the European Union. This analysis aims at identifying SGI-related drivers of change, opportunities and constraints that either promote or hinder rural development. The paper reviews various theoretical...
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One of the main challenges facing EU territories is the development of strategies to better adapt to changing global socio-economic trends. Lifelong education and training is a main strategic tool and a key component in the achievement of EU goals. One component of the lifelong education concept is Vocational Education and Training (VET), aimed at...
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In the Fordist society, the productive activity focused development strategies, considering the role of leisure and tourism as “complementary” productive activities. The consolidation of post-productivism since the decade of 1990s has caused profound changes in individual and collective values and priorities. These have seen the introduction of a r...
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The intensive agricultural systems of Mediterranean plains face processes of change caused by the increasing land competition (tourism, new residential uses infrastructures and services). This results in a shift from family-based agriculture to a professional model. Reasons for this shift are failures of the associative model, maintenance of land a...
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In recent years Gandia, a medium-sized town located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, has become an outstanding example of local economic growth within the region, while at the same time facing important challenges. These include the arrival of immigrants, the need to adapt the local economic system and the labour market to an increasingly compe...
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En los últimos años, Gandia, una ciudad media del mediterráneo español, se ha convertido en un ejemplo de crecimiento económico mientras que, al mismo tiempo, enfrenta retos importantes. Estos incluyen la llegada de un relevante flujo de inmigrantes y la necesidad de adaptar el sistema económico local y el mercado de trabajo a un entorno cada vez m...
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In recent years Gandia, a medium-sized town located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, has become an outstanding example of local economic growth within the region, while at the same time facing important challenges. These include the arrival of immigrants, the need to adapt the local economic system and the labour market to an increasingly compe...
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El análisis para la Comunidad Valenciana de la movilidad por trabajo y estudio entre 1991 y 2001 pone de manifiesto cómo han ido cambiando, en un contexto general de incremento de la movilidad, algunos de sus rasgos distintivos (relación con la edad, cuestiones de género, dinámicas propias de cada sector económico o nivel de estudios en curso). Asi...
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Javier.Esparcia@uv.es Joan.Noguera@uv.es Vicente.Ferrer@uv.es El proyecto AsPIRE (Perifericidad No Espacial, Innovación y la Economía Rural) intenta dar respuesta a algunas de las dudas que están surgiendo en ciertos modelos geo-económicos tradicionales. El desarrollo de otros factores parece que puede suplir parcialmente las deficiencias ligadas a...
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El presente artículo resume la experiencia del autor en la dirección del proyecto para la aplicación de la Iniciativa Comunitaria LEADER+ en la isla de Menorca. Para muchos territorios, LEADER ha supuesto una oportunidad para plantearse estrategias de desarrollo integrales, concebidas y soportadas por el consenso de la sociedad local, y apoyadas po...
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La competitividad territorial de los espacios rurales han disminuido como consecuencia de los cambios funciona les que se han producido en las últimas décadas. Ante el riesgo de que el incremento de las desigualdades entre espacios dinámicos y desfavorecidos reduzca las posibilidades de programas para favorecer la cohesión de los espacios y las reg...
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En el ámbito de las políticas públicas muchos países de nuestro entorno han desarrollado prácticas de evaluación que están ya muy asentadas en la conciencia colectiva de los diferentes profesionales. En España la evaluación de políticas públicas y programas han de afrontar aún muchas resistencias, pero son cada vez más los que admiten que la evalua...
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The reasonning in this article is that in Spain the conception of LEADER as a rural development instrument should not hide that other one that conceives it as an instrument of political, social and economic power. Between both, different groups of actors attempt to legitimate part of their policies or performances through their participation in LEA...
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El presente artículo constituye un análisis de los factores y procesos que condicionan la aparición y perpetuación de disparidades socioeconómicas espaciales, como uno de los principales problemas que dificultan la consecución de un desarrollo sostenible en cualquier conjunto territorial. Con este fin, se realiza una revisión del concepto de desarr...
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Durante los últimos años se ha experimentado un cambio sustancial en la concepción del desarrollo rural. Fruto de este cambio, desde los primeros años 80 se han empezado a aplicar políticas con una visión más integrada del desarrollo rural, más basado en los recursos locales y con mayor participación de los agentes sociales, económicos y políticos...

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