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Oxygen Cities

Support positive economic, social, and environmental links between urban, suburban, and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Regional Development Authorities: Often government-sponsored, these entities coordinate and implement development plans at the regional level.

  2. Chambers of Commerce: Work towards economic development and growth in a specific region, often collaborating with local governments and stakeholders.

  3. Regional Planning Commissions: Engage in comprehensive planning for a specific geographic region, addressing issues such as transportation, land use, and economic development.

  4. Planning Agencies: Government bodies responsible for formulating and implementing development plans, policies, and strategies.

  5. Non-Governmental Organizations: NGOs focused on development planning may work at both national and regional levels, addressing various issues such as poverty, education, healthcare, and infrastructure.

  6. Regional Economic Development Organizations: Foster economic growth, attract investments, and create job opportunities in a specific region.

  7. Housing Authorities: Work on housing and community development initiatives, often collaborate with local and national governments to address housing needs.

  8. Community Development Corporations: Non-profits that focus on community development, including economic revitalization, affordable housing, and neighborhood improvement.

  9. Urban and Regional Planners Associations: Professional associations of urban and regional planners who work together to promote best practices in planning and sustainable development.

  10. Research and Policy Institutes: Think tanks and research organizations that conduct studies and provide policy recommendations for national and regional development planning.

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