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Cluster development

A development design that concentrates buildings and infrastructure in specific areas on a site to allow remaining land to be used for recreation, common open space, or the preservation of historical or environmentally sensitive features.
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cluster housing

Dwellings grouped closely together to form relatively compact units. The space between clusters usually is allocated to pedestrian circulation and cooperative recreational use. This pattern normally results in a higher density of land use than that of a conventional subdivision layout.
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Retracing their steps on motivation to set-up the Botswana Beef Cluster Initiative, he said agriculture had traditionally been the mainstay of Batswana's economy and that during the budding years of Botswana, agriculture was the largest contributor to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The total amount allocated to the seven cluster initiatives the City was developing was $220,500, an average of $31,000 per cluster.
Clusters, cluster initiatives and cluster activities
It is worth to consider whether the RTOs and LTOs (although they differ in many aspects form tourism clusters) could be a starting point of the cluster initiative or even the temporary cluster broker.
As the first major regional innovation cluster initiative of the Obama administration, GPIC has received substantial funding from four federal agencies, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and private industry.
Qatar is not the only country that stands to benefit from the digital content cluster initiative. Mahoud stresses that ICT Qatar is also inviting Arab "digital innovators" from around the Arab region.
It is also very common that the formation of clusters and support of its development is connected with the so-called cluster initiative. The cluster initiative, according to the Cluster Initiative Greenbook (2003) is defined as "an organized effort focused on the increase of growth and competitiveness of a cluster in the region with the participation of cluster companies, government and/or research community".
The most comprehensive survey so far "The Cluster Initiative Greenbook" (Solvell et al., 2003) also followed this line of thought.
"Like UVU, the state understands the importance of this area, and we are thrilled to partner with the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and USTAR's central Utah office as the host site for the state's digital media cluster initiative."
this project is part of Munich's cluster initiative m4 - personalized medicine and targeted therapies.
has acquired the North American rights to this technology, which was developed at NRC's Nutrisciences and Health cluster initiative. The combination of botanical extracts may take the form of a dietary supplement or an ingredient in a functional food.
"Together, Hannaford and GMRI will work to develop standards, evaluate seafood options against those standards, promote locally, sustainably harvested seafood to consumers and track consumer response to seafood choices."The Scarborough, Me.-based Hannaford will support the initiative that will be primarily funded by a grant from the Maine Technology Institute"s Cluster Initiative Program.GMRI says it also plans to assist local fisheries that are interested in pursuing Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.