International fly fisherman Stevie Munn looks forward to the Irish Game Fair

It attracts visitors from all over the world and is often enjoyed by people on fishing vacations. Now there is even more for visitors to see and do with the introduction of more attractions that will delight both the casual holiday visitor, as well as the visiting fisherman and family. …

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Rural Development and Empowerment – A Way Forward to Build a Developed India

During my recent visit to Raigad, Maharashtra, I was pleasantly surprised to meet a group of tribal women from Siddheshwar gram panchayat who had started practicing plastic waste management in their hamlets. Their zeal was inspiring and the sarpanch supported their initiative by engaging with a non-profit organization that collects …

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The estate’s new agricultural education program is bolstered by a donation

A new educational program at a Northamptonshire estate teaching young people the importance of sustainable farming has been boosted with a new donation. Property consultancy Fisher German has donated twenty laptops to Holdenby House to support its new rural education programme. The program takes primary school children to visit farms …

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Seaweed farming gets a boost | The Manila Times

CITY OF COTABATO: Bangsamoro MP Amir Mawallil has proposed creating more incentives for seaweed farmers by first improving their production and productivity. Mawallil said in a new bill he proposed there would be seaweed farming extension services, skills development, provision of production inputs, equipment, facilities and services. infrastructure for production …

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The answer to the British agricultural crisis? It’s in these books

Her book is full of telling details, like when, while applying for a five-year campaign management program, on a 123-page form and referring to a 312-page manual, she discovers she still has to fill out basic payment. Schema form, which has a completely different set of codes for each option. …

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US EPA urged to reassess glyphosate’s impact on health and the environment

By Jonathan Stempel June 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to reconsider whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller, poses risks unreasonable for humans and the environment. In a 3-0 ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court …

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Gov’s Cea expects rural economy to be a tailwind for economic growth

The world economy is in the grip of galloping inflation and at the same time fears of a slowdown in growth. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, V Anantha Nageswaran, the Chief Economic Advisor expressed concern about the contribution of the rural economy to growth and hoped things would pick up …

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‘Bad government policy’ should not stop young people from farming

Chris MacManus, Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands-Northwest, said bad government policy should not stop young people from starting a career in farming. To support young farmers in Ireland, the MEP will ask the European Commission to engage with the Irish government to address its “lack of ambition for generational renewal” …

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4 newcomers to agriculture to watch – News

Agriculture is a great industry to work in, especially if you don’t come from a farming background. With each day presenting new and different challenges, we asked four new entrants why they entered the industry. Share this 4 newcomers to agriculture to watch 1.Paul White Paul White (picture above) recently …

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Union Home Mortgage Named Top Lender for USDA Rural Development Program in Pennsylvania | Company

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 16, 2022– Union Home Mortgage (UHM) ranked first in Pennsylvania in loan volume for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program for Rural Development for 2021, improving its fourth place in 2020. 100% financing helps lenders work with eligible households living …

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IIT Madras researchers identify barriers to rural communities’ access to off-farm employment

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) have identified barriers to entry of rural communities into non-agricultural occupations. Researchers studied issues related to the rural economy. In particular, they analyzed the reasons why farmers do not adopt non-farm jobs even when agriculture does not provide them with a …

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Communities take part in the Rural Development Summit

June 15—VALDOSTA — Nine Georgian communities participated in the first Rural Development Summit. Communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County and Worth County were selected to participate in workshops with practitioners identifying key resources, trends and best practices for …

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The CEO of Growbiz is concerned about “missed opportunities” for the Scottish rural economy

Jackie Brierton is CEO of the organization of support for rural companies Growbiz By Karen Peattie A rural business support organization has warned that there are “very specific challenges for rural and island businesses which may not be fully recognised” despite efforts to support them, pointing to rising transport costs, …

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GrowBiz CEO worries about ‘missed opportunities’ for Scotland’s rural economy

Jackie Brierton is CEO of rural business support organization GrowBiz By Karen Peattie A rural business support organization has warned that there are “very specific challenges for rural and island businesses which may not be fully recognised” despite efforts to support them, pointing to rising transport costs, problems digital connectivity …

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“Vertical Farming” is Best Engineering Project at the University of the Highlands and Islands Business Awards

Calum Macdonald wins the engineering prize. Calum Macdonald, a BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering student, won an award for his vertical farming idea at the 2022 UHI Business Awards. Calum (26), from Lewis, presented his idea for a small modular vertical farming unit that incorporates sensors and is self-contained but can …

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A group of farmers go to town

The Dunedin City Young Farmers Club is revived. Journalist Shawn McAvinue speaks with Morgan Ramsay, President of Young Farmers Otago Southland, Balfour. Q: What is the history of the club? We’re not 100% sure, it’s something we’re looking into. We know there was a club because a farmer found an …

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Odisha’s Kalahandi will be included in PMAAGY Center’s new rural development program

Bhawanipatna: Kalahandi, one of the backward areas of Odisha, would be included in the Centre’s new rural development programme, Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana (PMAAGY). This was revealed by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda during a visit to Kalahandi district on Monday. To further strengthen social protection schemes …

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“Thousands of farmers could be deprived of agri-environment payments”

Thousands of farmers could find themselves without an agri-environment payment next year, despite news that a new agri-environment scheme will open later this summer. Applications for the new flagship €1.5 billion program that will replace GLAS will open this summer, Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue recently confirmed. However, in response to …

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Gunmen kill 37 in attack on rural community in Benue

Gunmen, who attacked Igama, a rural community in Benue state on Sunday morning, killed 37 people, residents of the community told PREMIUM TIMES. One survivor, Ambrose Adah, said the attackers raided the community as he and his family prepared for mass. Igama, an agrarian community, located in the local government …

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South of England Show: MP Andrew Griffith talks about helping the rural economy

He was invited by the Sussex Country Land and Business Association and spoke about how the government is supporting the rural economy, farmers and food producers in Sussex. The MP said he welcomed the government’s announcement on Thursday June 9 that permitted development would apply to more farm buildings, which …

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Women boost rural development and employment in Bangladesh: Minister

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: June 13, 2022 7:12:28 p.m. | Updated: June 13, 2022 9:47:11 PM Young women in rural Bangladesh have contributed to overall development and employment in rural and remote villages, said Swapan Bhattacharjee, Minister of State for Rural Development and Cooperative Division. He made the comments …

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Successful operation of a family business for the Pirongia couple

Chris Poole, Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Photo / Provided Using technology to reduce their environmental footprint and take better care of their herd is part of the daily activities of Pirongia dairy farmers, Chris and Emma Poole. They were the first farm in the …

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New alliance aims to balance Culpeper industry, historic sites and agriculture | Local News

Many residents want Culpeper’s farms to thrive, its rural landscapes to remain intact, and tourism to thrive. Some of them simply banded together to form the Culpeper Alliance for Balanced Growth, to argue for these results. The alliance describes itself as a group of Culpeper citizens and organizations passionate about …

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Your Views: Good People, Renewable Energy and Rural Development | Local News

for the right peopleA few weeks ago, I accidentally left my purse in the shopping cart at Hy-Vee on Madison Avenue. Thank you very much to the person who gave it to customer service. Thank goodness there are still good people in this imperfect world. Kamp a renewable energy advocateCouncil …

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Highrange Rural Development Society Courts Argue, Thanks to Swapna Suresh – The New Indian Express

By Express press service KOCHI: By allowing Swapna Suresh, accused of smuggling gold, to use his office premises to launch a tirade against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his family members, the Highrange Rural Development Society (HRDS) courted the controversial. Although the leaders of the organization insist that it is …

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Three new CAFRE dairy technology demonstration farms named

Over the past year, the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has run a series of over 170 TDF training events at TDFs across Northern Ireland in the dairy, beef, sheep , agricultural, environmental and pork with excellent feedback and Le CAFRE continues to take bookings for future …

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Voorhees launches Rural Community Development Institute | Local

Special for T&D DENMARK – South Carolina State Senator John Scott announced on June 9 the establishment of the Rural Community Development Institute at Voorhees University. The institute is a collaboration between the community initiative Becoming Beloved at Voorhees University and the South Carolina Institute of Innovation and Information (SCIII). …

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Program aims to improve palliative care in rural communities

Finding quality care nearby is a real challenge for rural Americans. According to the National Organization of State Rural Health Offices, only 9% of all doctors, 10% of psychologists and psychiatrists, and 12% of all pharmacists practice in rural communities. There are half as many specialists and dentists per 100,000 …

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Ministry of Rural Development to meet Kelantan Orang Asli over hydroelectric dam project in Nenggiri

A group of Temiar Orang Asli demonstrate in Putrajaya against the construction of Nenggiri Dam in Gua Musang, Kelantan on June 7, 2022. — Photo by Shafwan Zaidon Thursday 09 June 2022 22:06 MYT KUALA LUMPUR, 9th June – Deputy Minister of Rural Development, Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad will …

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KOICA provides $10 million to build villages of peace through integrated rural community development

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) confirms an allocation of $10 million to develop communities in the northwestern region of Cambodia to become a community of peace and prosperity. The confirmation was made during the signing ceremony of a record of discussions with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) on …

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Community takes on fish farming

A rural community in the Western Highlands province of Ogga saw 50 people attend a five-day fish farming training. The training was led by local resident Australia Awards Alumnus, Brian Yak. Among the 50 people who attended the training, 15 women and three people living with disabilities participated and acquired …

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Brown announces nearly $2.4 million for rural development in eastern Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development has issued two community facility loans, a grant and a loan for water and waste disposal totaling $2,376,500 to three Eastern Ohio communities. “This federal funding makes critical investments …

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The Minister sees a bright future for agricultural fairs

The first of these is the establishment of mechanisms to generate greater cohesion and cooperation between the different events. “A second result will be that of identifying opportunities for DAERA to support agricultural fairs in a more strategic way”, explained the Minister. Edwin Poots made the comments while attending the …

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USDA Rural Development Program Offers Assistance to Residents and Business Owners – Post Bulletin

RED WING — Need help buying your first home? Update a business? The USDA has a few solutions. The United States Department of Agriculture has opened its Rural Development Program for residents of Goodhue County as well as surrounding towns including Fairbault, Owatonna and Northfield. The program focuses on three …

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Michigan Rural Development Office Explains Rural Michigan Goals

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) — The beginning of a new future for rural Upper Michigan may soon be here. The National Office for Rural Development (ORD) plans to improve the quality of life in UP by tackling some of its problems. On Tuesday, representatives from 12 of UP’s 15 counties showed …

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Ministry of Rural Development says optimistic about handling food security issues

Deputy Minister of Rural Development Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad (centre) talks to aid recipients at the Kuala Muda District Equipment and Warung [email protected] Assistance program and presentation to Dewan Desa Keda, Kota Kuala Muda, June 7, 2022. – Bernama pic Tuesday, June 07, 2022 6:24 PM MYT SUNGAI PETANI, …

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New laws to protect property owners from walker bodily injury claims

New laws are being drafted to better protect landowners from potential lawsuits from walkers and hikers who injure themselves on their land. aws are made to provide for voluntary risk-taking if a person voluntarily places themselves in a position that they know could result in harm. It comes as the …

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Tributes to Max, ‘a popular young man in our rural community’

Max, who was just 18, comes from a well-known farming family in Eglinton. He was the beloved son of Ryan Boggs and Rhonda Connell. In a Facebook post, Gorthill Farm Contracting said: “We are totally broken. Rest Max. Register to our daily newsletter Farming Life Today It is understood Max …

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Farming talent recognized in Queen’s birthday honors

The hard work and commitment of talented people working in agriculture across the UK was recognized on the Queen’s birthday. The honors recognize the impressive contributions and service of farmers, agricultural scientists and researchers, industry leaders and government officials. See also: Opinion: Queen’s strong leadership has a lesson for agriculture …

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$103 million allocated to rural development plans

TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iran’s parliament) has approved a total of 31 trillion rials (nearly $103 million) for rural development in the finance bill for the current Iranian calendar year (March 2022- March 2023), the IRIB reported on Sunday. By allocating this amount of budget, the total credit of comprehensive …

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The Bucksport section of Horry County is transformed from a rural community into an economic center.

Bucksport marina file. June 1, 2022. JASON LEE [email protected] The area known today as the communities of Bucksport and Bucksville—about a dozen miles south of Conway along SC 701—was once dense cypress forest. Henry Buck, originally from Maine, moved his family there in the 1820s to establish a plantation and …

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Queen’s birthday honours: Taranaki farming identity humbled by gong

LISA BURD/Stuff Bryan Hocken is the happiest on the farm, but he’s also very honored to have been honored on this queen’s birthday. Taranaki’s farming identity, Bryan Hocken, will finally be able to relax on Monday morning after hiding a huge secret from his wife and children for weeks. And …

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PHOTO REPORT: Cassopolis Beach Bash brings the rural community together – Leader Publications

CASSOPOLIS – With music echoing through downtown Cassopolis and across Stone Lake, local residents came together for two days of music, laughter and community bonding at the second annual Beach Bash over the weekend . Children waded along the shore and played in the sand, while older children and teenagers …

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Poots says agricultural show funding deadline extended

During visits to Ballymoney and Lurgan lounges today, he said the deadline for applications would be extended by four weeks to June 30. “It was fantastic to visit two of our very popular agricultural shows and meet farmers, food producers and visitors. Performances like this are essential to supporting our …

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The pioneer of rural development

Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) Abdulla Al-Mamoun | Published: June 04, 2022 00:16:27 | Updated: June 04, 2022 00:18:15 Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) is a pioneering institute in the field of rural development in Bangladesh. The journey of this pioneering institute began 63 years ago on May …

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If not auctioned, Department of Rural Development will farm Shamlat land itself: Kuldeep Dhaliwal

CHANDIGAR: The Department of Rural Development of Punjab has made an important decision regarding shamlat land which is auctioned every year through open bidding. In case a shamlat land is not auctioned, the department will cultivate this land itself. In a meeting with district and Panchayat development officials here today, …

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Black rural community in California hit by historic drought restriction

Listen to this article here According to KCRW, Southern Californians are facing new water restrictions that began June 1 due to extreme drought. However, circumstances are especially worse for unincorporated communities along the shores of the San Joaquin Valley, known as colonias where mostly black and Latino families have lived …

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A Southland man determined to change the perception of dairy farming

Kavinda Herath/Stuff Southland Federated Farmers President Jason Herrick is running to serve on the National Board of Directors. A Southlander hasn’t served on Federated Farmers’ national board since 2011 and farmer Jason Herrick is determined to change that. Federated Farmers Sharemilker President Herrick will be running for a seat at …

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USDA Rural Development Celebrates Homeownership Month and Highlights Life-Changing Stories and Programs

Posted by USDA Rural Development Public Affairs Specialist Jamie Mobley June 02, 2022 In honor of National Homeownership Month, USDA Rural Development (DR) and the Biden-Harris Administration will highlight stories about how our programs have helped people in rural communities , tribal and underserved to buy, repair and build houses …

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Myanmar farmers struggle to make ends meet amid rising farming costs

YANGON (Xinhua): In 30 years of growing rice in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region, Nyo Win has had many difficult times. But, with costs rising every day following a poor harvest, its current woes resemble many of the biggest difficulties to date. Fertilizer and diesel prices, the mainstays of rice cultivation, have …

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102-year-old WWII veteran says secret to long life is ‘farming and fresh air’

DICKINSON, ND — Residents of rural North Dakota are used to traveling long distances for certain services. The good news: Thanks to the kidney dialysis unit at CHII St. Alexius in Dickinson, that journey is a little shorter for some patients. The unit treats patients from western North Dakota, northern …

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The rural economy needs a new deal

Three catastrophic global events – the coronavirus pandemic, the Russian-Ukrainian war and the climate crisis – have made visible the sources of precarious resilience and fragility in India’s rural economy. Today, as India grapples with rising food inflation and slowing rural demand, policymakers must grapple with the dilemmas posed by …

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Airline leaving small airports could hurt rural Kansas economy

David Condos Kansas News Service Hay The COVID-19 pandemic has hit air travel hard. The number of canceled flights has exploded, airlines have lost billions in losses and a lack of passengers has turned once-bustling airports into ghost towns. For rural airports like Hays – not bustling, but critical in …

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Rural Development helps region’s hospital expand services | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted The expansion of the McKenzie County Health Facility has provided the community with improved services. WATFORD CITY — According to the North Dakota Division of Behavioral Health, nearly 20 percent of adults in North Dakota suffer from problems associated with mental illness. The importance …

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Longford Leader Farming: €250,000 investment in Irish agricultural shows

Agriculture, Food and Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue TD has announced a major multi-year investment in the Irish agricultural show scene. Over the next five years, the Minister has announced that €250,000 will be invested in the core exhibition sector with the roll out of a brand new promotion aimed at …

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CIRDAP rewards PM with the rural development prize

Published: May 29, 2022 6:13:54 p.m. | Updated: May 30, 2022 4:56:11 p.m. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday that her government was developing the country in a planned way from the bottom up. “My party, the Awami League, has given priority to the development of the rural areas …

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Women farmers in Nigeria seek a separate budget for their farming needs

According statistics, he says that in Africa, about 80 percent of agricultural production comes from small-scale farmers who are mostly women. Even though women make up the largest percentage of the labor force in the agricultural sector, they still face challenges such as lack of adequate finance, limited access to …

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East Spencer, China Grove selected to participate in statewide rural community initiative – Salisbury Post

Elisabeth Strillacci and Ben Stansell China Grove and East Spencer have been selected along with 17 other cities by the state Department of Commerce to participate in a capacity building program which, when completed, will help each city qualify for a major grant. The Department of Commerce partnered with Appalachian …

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‘Little knife in the rural economy’ as bird shortage leads to cancellation of series of shoots

Partridge and pheasant shoots, which begin in September and October, are now being prepared – like the planting of shelters for the benefit of game birds and other wild animals. They risk losing this money if they later have to cancel. Mr Breitmeyer said: “If we could get the eggs …

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Establishment of Sago and Nipah Board will boost rural economy, says Sarawak PM

Rumbia trees, also known as balau, are the main source of income for the Melanau people, especially around Mukah and Dalat. Mukah has the largest sago plantation area in Sarawak. The Sarawak government, through the establishment of the Nipah and Sago (Linas) Industry Development Authority, pays particular attention to commodity …

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Women in Agriculture profile with Lynsay Hawkes

Occupation: I am a communications assistant at the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) and coordinator of the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend (BOIOFW) schools. Agricultural product : I live on a fifth generation dairy farm, which houses 250 Holstein, Jersey and Shorthorn cattle and a dairy herd of 135 people. …

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Nigerian rural community stuck in water crisis. A Nonprofit Takes a Photo and It Rocks the Narrative

Kemi Gbereogun, 52, frowns as he mixes the dough Foufou, a staple food made from cassava, on a fire. She becomes restless. It’s been over two hours since her children left for the creek and they haven’t returned yet. “This water problem will one day end up with us because …

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HFMD: 105 kindergartens, 75 crèches closed, according to the Minister of Rural Development

“We hope all parents will help us stop the spread of HFMD by ensuring their children are healthy and symptom free,” Mahdzir said. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge) –A +A KUANTAN (May 28): A total of 180 kindergartens (tabika) and kindergartens (taska) under the Community Development Department (Kemas) …

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Elon Musk’s Starlink will serve as catalyst for rural economy, analysts say

The entry of Elon Musk’s Starlink into the Nigerian broadband market is expected to open up the rural economy, after several attempts by existing internet service providers (ISPs) to deepen unserved areas. Unserved areas are rural and semi-urban communities that do not have access to broadband service. And some of …

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AEDC Rural Community Grants Awarded Locally | New

JONESBORO — Three local communities have received Rural Community Grants from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) totaling $33,297 to make improvements to help their towns. According to a press release released Thursday by AEDC’s Rural Services Division, recipients of the Rural Community Grants included: the Bay Fire Department, which …

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THORNESS FARMERS JOIN GOVERNMENT PILOT TO HELP ENCOURAGE SUSTAINABLE FARMING – Island Echo

The Brooks family of Thorness has joined a pilot project to help the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs improve the delivery of sustainable agriculture incentives to farms across the country. For over a century, the family have worked at South Thorness Farm, located in the Hamstead Heritage Coast …

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Whitmer Tours Northern Michigan touting rural development

Governor Gretchen Whitmer was in northern Michigan on Friday, meeting with local communities to see how the state can help rural Michigan thrive. Governor Whitmer made three stops: Fremont, Thompsonville, and Honor, and at each of them, seeing how state projects helped and where they failed. It seemed the same …

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Building a stronger rural economy with climate-smart production

During a visit to Massive Timber Development in Iowa this week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted how financial support for USDA climate-smart programs helps carbon sequestration while creating jobs in rural America. One of these is the Wood Innovations Grant Program, launched in 2015. Mass timber is a construction technique …

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Residents of Chambers Pen, Hannover, will benefit from the rural development scheme

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Desmond McKenzie KINGSTON, Kingston —- Residents of Chambers Pen in Hanover will benefit significantly from the pilot implementation of the government’s rural development program, at a cost of approximately $223 million. The initiative, which aims to transform communities in various parts of the …

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Rural Development and Panchayati Raj | Listen to the voice of the village – Cover Story News

The distribution of benefits has improved, but resource efficiency is still far from being achieved Photo ANI The Gram Panchayats are the focal points for development activities. In this regard, a concerted campaign – Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas – has laid the foundation for strong community participation involving panchayats and …

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Industrialization transforms the rural economy in Trishal

Nasrin Akhter, a resident of Dhanikhola Syndicate in Trishal, Mymensingh, never went to school as her day laborer father could not afford her school fees. She grew up with her two younger brothers in extreme poverty. But, she has now become the savior of the family through Consumer Knitex Ltd, …

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Women in agriculture follow the walk and talk the talk (agricultural)

Guests and Hosts Susanna Gorst, Nicola Massey, Romina Llorente, Louise Burchnall and Gary Mettam, Blankney Estates The walk to the farm, organized by property adviser Savills, law firm Shakespeare Martineau, chartered accountants Forrester Boyd, the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), was held at the …

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Integrating community farming culture into the current production ecosystem – Amanda Yeo

MAY 26 — Food security has become a talking point among Malaysians as they begin to feel the pain of spending more money to buy the same amount of groceries. However, since there is no proper land and spatial planning from previous and current administrations for food production, this has …

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Angling for a splash at Shane’s Castle Game Fair

Running alongside the internationally renowned Game Fair at Shane’s Castle, this fantastic fly fishing fair dedicated to fly fishing is a real bonus for all Game Fair visitors. Game Fair Director Albert Titterington explained: “We have seen a huge increase in the number of angling enthusiasts who come to the …

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Highlights of the USDA Rural Development Infrastructure Tour | Master Edition

HERSHEY, Pa. — It’s hard for rural communities to take advantage of funds and programs if they don’t know about them. That’s why Bob Morgan, the USDA’s state director of rural development in Pennsylvania, is going on tour. On May 20, Morgan wrapped up a week-long tour of southwestern Pennsylvania, …

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Rural community college helps open conversation about opioid crisis

Overdose deaths in the United States are at an all-time high. There were over 100,000 overdose deaths in the United States from December 2020 to December 2021. LaSalle County has one of the highest overdose death rates in Illinois. It also has high rates of opioid-related hospitalizations and emergency room …

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New capital grants offered to farming businesses in Wales

Wales has opened its Small Grants – Environment Scheme for applications to support investments in capital works that improve water quality or reduce flood risk. Welsh farmers are also encouraged to apply for the Small Grants – Efficiency Scheme, which supports investment in new equipment and technologies to improve the …

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Solar energy and agriculture in Japan

Japan would like to increase the amount of electricity it gets from renewable sources. According to Tokyo’s Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies, it predicts that up to 38% of its electric power will come from renewable sources by 2030, but solar power only accounted for 8.9% of the country’s energy …

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VSU’s Rural Development Institute helps Georgian communities thrive

May 23, 202222-85 Jessica PopeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator Nine Georgia communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County, and Worth County have been selected to attend Valdosta State University’s first rural development institute. VALDOSTA — With a focus on …

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Ministry of Interior, Housing Foundation to Expand Rural Development

TEHRAN – The Interior Ministry and the Islamic Revolution Housing Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding to boost rural development, IRNA reported on Sunday. Within the framework of the MoU, the creation of a positive and constructive interaction between municipalities and village administrators and the Housing Foundation in the …

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A self-reliant process of holistic rural development – VC SKUAST Jammu – The Dispatch

JAMMU: Prof JP Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu while chairing a session during the 6th Agrivision National Convention ‘Coordination and Implementation of Modern Natural Agriculture Technology on 21st May 2022 at NAAS Complex, IARI New Delhi said it is time to take big steps and take agriculture out of chemical …

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Director of Rural Development Celebrates Success at WHC | Waverly Logs

USDA State Director of Rural Development Theresa Greenfield visited Waverly Health Center on Wednesday to celebrate a $27 million loan from her agency’s Community Facilities Program on which the hospital is set to close end of September, with what is hoped to be a low interest rate. “I love spending …

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Mafuro Farming, a large-scale dairy farming business established

By Wallace Mawire AFC Commercial Bank in Zimbabwe has supported the establishment of the large-scale Mafuro Safari Dairy Farm in Marondera District, Mashonaland East Province in Zimbabwe, which is expected to boost milk production in the country. Government of Zimbabwe officials from the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Fisheries and …

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Four Laurel students selected for Rural Development Center youth programs | Local News

The Center for Rural Development selected four students from Laurel County to participate in its summer leadership programs. Rogers Scholars Trey Jackson, a sophomore at South Laurel High School, will join high school students from across southern and eastern Kentucky this summer for the 25th annual Rogers Scholars Youth Leadership …

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Backyard Poultry Farming

Importance of Backyard Poultry Backyard poultry makes a substantial contribution to household food security in the developing world. They are used as sources of meat and eggs for consumption. It is a source of income and therefore represents a major contribution to poverty reduction. The demand for backyard poultry is …

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Tanzania: Let’s focus on irrigated agriculture-MPs

MEMBERS of Parliament hailed President Samia Suluhu Hassan for increasing the budget for the Ministry of Agriculture and called on the government to push hard for irrigated agriculture. In the current financial year, the Ministry of Agriculture has been allocated 294 billion/- but in the next budget, the government will …

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The Timshel Desert | Agricultural News

Photos courtesy of Daniel Griffith Daniel Griffith and one of Timshel Wildland’s cattle. Daniel Griffith One man’s health saga leads to regenerative agriculture WINGINA, Va. — A former athlete with a degenerative disease has become a regenerative agricultural farmer, going “wild” and challenging the limits of this form of agriculture. …

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Clallam County Rural Community Leadership Program Information

Rural Development Initiatives invite residents of Clallam County to participate in the next West End Rural Community Leadership Class. This FREE program, supported by the Benjamin Phillips Fund and the Medina Foundation, is based on the belief that thriving rural communities grow from a broad base of skilled, motivated leaders …

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MP Sir Geoffrey Cox urges PM to support rural economy

Sir Geoffrey Cox, MP for Torridge and West Devon, has, along with more than 30 other MPs and peers, written to the Prime Minister asking him to present a new White Paper to promote the growth of the rural economy, following publication of a major new report by a multi-stakeholder …

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USDA State Director of Rural Development visits Wallace | Local

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Rural development roundup discusses improvements to local communities

OSBURN — Prominent members of the community gathered Tuesday afternoon at Shoshone County Fire District No. 1 to participate in a “Rural Development Rally.” The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Idaho recently launched the roundup to engage with rural areas to learn and understand community issues, concerns, …

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EU to fund Albanian agriculture, organic farming and rural development – ​​EURACTIV.com

The EU is set to inject some €112 million into Albanian agricultural and rural development, including sustainability, agro-tourism and organic farming, under the IPARD III program announced on Wednesday. The program covers the period 2021 to 2027 and aims to support sustainable food systems by strengthening the competitiveness of the …

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Climate FieldView, RCIS partner to simplify the declaration of crop insurance

For Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) who use Climate FieldView, a new feature allows them to access, analyze, manage and now share their planting and harvesting data with an agent – ​​at no additional cost. “Whether it’s increased profitability, simplified tasks, time savings or peace of mind, creating value for …

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South Africa: North West Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development launches Muni-MEC forum

“One District, One Plan and One Budget” in Action as Department of Agriculture Launches MUNI-MEC Forum The North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (NWDARD) is in favor of a whole-of-government approach as it spearheaded the launch of the Muni-MEC forum, a structure aimed at involving the three spheres …

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Free Fed book aims to highlight effective rural development

UPDATE: The Book Investing in rural prosperity will serve as the setting for a rural investment public event sponsored by the New York Federal Reserve Bank on Tuesday, May 24, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. EST. The live event is taking place in New York, but if you prefer to …

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Oxford Rural Community Hospital will reopen in June.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 1:04 p.m.Press release: Canterbury District Health Council Canterbury DHB will reopen Oxford Rural Community Hospital in mid-June. Becky Hickmott, executive director of nursing, says the Oxford facility will reopen first as capacity is limited at other aged care facilities in Oxford. The majority of residents come …

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BJP Kisan Morcha to promote organic farming, native cow breeding

SANAWAD (Madhya Pradesh): BJP Kisan Morcha will organize village-level campaigns to promote organic farming and motivate farmers to keep cows in every household, BJP Kisan Morcha Vice State Chairman Rajendra Singh Rajput said as a guest of a workshop held for farmers under ‘Kisan Mera Gaurav’ at the Sheetla Mata …

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nabard: NABARD strengthens its support for the rural economy of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh | Jammu News

JAMMU: In line with its vision and mission to foster rural prosperity, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has strengthened its support to various sectors of the rural economy for sustainable growth and development of union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in 2021-22. According to …

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Range Telephone Cooperative Incorporated Recognized for Rural Community Services – Sheridan Media

Courtesy of NTCA NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, recently recognized Range as the winner of the NTCA Marketing eXcellence Awards for Marketing Campaign and Public Relations Campaign. Range is a member of NTCA, the premier association representing nearly 850 independents,community telecommunications companies in rural communities across America. The Marketing eXcellence Awards …

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