A career in local development[Proceedings] by Daniel Grande


Daniel Grande, currently leading the “Mission Université” at the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC).

This report highlights Daniel Grande's career in the public sector and his involvement in town and country planning projects: public housing, urban development, modernization of universities, young people and precarious employment. What is at stake in terms of town and country planning? What do local authorities and the State implement to build a « sustainable planet »?

Quote article  Daniel Grande, « A career in local development », 05 november 2010, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Proceedings]

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