4FrontED Business Case:
This report is the foundational document from which all 4FrontED goals, objectives, and activities are developed. The Arizona-Mexico Border Region covers 12,921 square miles. The Sonora Border Region (11 municipios) adjacent to the international border have a combined population of 632,005 residents (25.5% of Sonora’s population). Mayors in Yuma County and San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, the Yuma County Board of Supervisors and Cocopah Nation have been collaborating on economic development for several years. The result of this coordination is the creation of a binational regional economic development effort. This effort has been branded 4FRONTED. While the defined geographic area of 4FrontED includes Yuma County, the municipality of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, and surrounding population from Algodones and the valleys of San Luis Rio Colorado, Imperial Valley, California, and Mexicali, Baja California Norte.
To view a copy of this report, please click here 4FrontED Business Case.
Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) Program:
This document summarizes a strategic planning process completed for Yuma County (the Yuma Region) for the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) program. The report provides a strategic plan for expanding the Yuma Region’s manufacturing economy based on opportunities identified during an extensive research, analysis and stakeholder outreach process. The analytical components of the report are followed by a series of strategic recommendations.
To view a copy of this report, please click here IMCP Final Report.