National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED) is a unique and independent business association of companies, local governments and nongovernmental organizations working together to create a favorable business environment in Serbia.
NALED mission is to encourage companies, local government, central government institutions and NGOs to cooperate in order to eliminate obstacles to the economic development of Serbia.
NALED was established in March 2006. within the framework of USAID's Municipal Economic Growth Activity (MEGA program) in order to first establish cooperation between all three sectors of Serbian society (private, public and civil sector). In a ceremony that marked the launch of the Alliance, NALED was supported by Serbian President and the U.S. Ambassador.