Monthly Archives: August 2022

Brown Announces $422,000 for Rural Development in Southwest Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants Program has awarded two loans and two grants totaling $422,000 to two communities in southwestern Ohio. “Small businesses and communities face unique challenges and this federal funding …

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Minister visits Moy Park Performance House

During his visit, the Minister was able to see the advanced systems that ensure the home environment is as energy efficient as possible. Solar electricity, generated on site, is converted into heat via an electronic boiler or stored in an on-site battery bank. Minister Poots said: “I would like to …

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State officials meet in Jennings to discuss rural development

Jennings, LA (KPLC) – Louisiana Economic Development and the Governor’s Office of Rural Development were in Jennings today to discuss efforts to make resources available in rural areas. “Two reasons for today’s meeting. One is just to raise awareness of the things that are out there,” said Patrick Witty, who …

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Back to nature | Rise of Kashmir

posted on August 31, 2022 | Author DR. ASHU SHARMA To feed the growing world population, it is estimated that food production will need to increase by 70% by 2050. Meanwhile, India is expected to be the most populous country in the world by 2030, with 1.51 billion of inhabitants. …

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NSE inaugurates a borehole in the rural community of Lagos – The Eagle Online

NSE inaugurates a borehole in the rural community of Lagos The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has opened a borehole in a rural community market in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government, Lagos State. Newly elected president Femi Adedotun said at the inauguration of the rehabilitated borehole at the …

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Tribute to Abhijit Sen, one of India’s foremost experts on the rural economy – The New Indian Express

Express press service NEW DELHI: The wireless microphone firmly held in his right hand, his left arm jerked at every emphatic point he made to a group of students and professors in one of the halls of Jawaharlal Nehru University. His long gray beard hid his smile whenever he provided …

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Abhijit Sen teaches rural economics policy making

By CNBCTV18.com August 30, 2022, 3:30 PM IST (Released) mini Sen was Chairman of the Commission on Agricultural Costs and Prices and a member of the Planning Commission between 2004 and 2014. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan for public service in 2010. Renowned agricultural economist Abhijit Sen died on …

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Smart Villages Rural Development LEADER Training – Expression of Interest now open!

North Tipperary Development Corporation (NTDC)— in collaboration with Shannon University of Technology (TUS) — announced the roll-out of a pilot suite of LEADER training courses on rural development Smart Villages in September/October and November/December 2022. The training will be given to communities in the Nenagh, Newport and Roscrea area and …

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Brown announces $245,000 for rural development in Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development has awarded 13 grants for renewable energy and Energy Efficiency from the Rural Energy Program for America (REAP), and a Community Facilities Disaster Grant totaling $245,000 to communities …

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Tesda calls for more agricultural schools for rural development

CLARK FREEPORT The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is encouraging more farmers, cooperatives and entrepreneurs to establish more agricultural schools in their respective localities to further stimulate rural development. Speaking at the start of the “Training of Agricultural Business School Facilitators” seminar in Cavite, TESDA Deputy General Manager …

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The Muthoot Group supports the rural development program under the Shantigram project

The Muthoot Group supports the rural development program, the Shantigram Project which aims at the qualitative development of the way of life of about 20,000 poor and disadvantaged inhabitants of 10 villages in and around Mandawar, Sohna Tehsil of Haryana. As part of this integrated rural development program, Muthoot Group …

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Fears for the future of farming in Angus, Perthshire and Fife

Fears for the future of farming in Angus, Perthshire and Fife Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” …

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Tatafest expands music scene in rural community

TATAMAGOUCHE, NS — Marshall Feit strongly believes that rural Nova Scotia deserves more room for a diverse music scene. “A lot of what I think people my age want is like the rural backdrop, the peace and the separation of rural space, with our musical sensibilities,” the operations manager said. …

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USDA Announces Hills Appointment to Equity Commission Subcommittee on Rural Community Economic Development – Brainerd Dispatch

STAPLES – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the 12 members of the new subcommittee of the Equity Commission on Rural Community Economic Development, including Cheryal Hills, who is currently executive director of the region five. Hills was selected from more than 500 applicants, with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack nominating …

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Without a community, farming in Oklahoma is impossible

John M. Lam The pandemic has exposed many unspoken truths about society in the United States, truths that many marginalized peoples have known for a long time. The pandemic has caused us to withdraw into ourselves and reassess our place and our sense of belonging. A feeling of disconnection and …

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Investing in snail farming, Marketing

Snail farming is one of the most underrated but lucrative business that has been taken for granted for a long time and the economic benefits are very high for the local farmers. It is advised that when setting up a snail farm, only one species of snail is important. Also, …

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Smart farming is imperative for better agricultural production

Smart Agriculture, The agro-economy provides jobs for around 45% of the national workforce, contributes 21% of gross domestic product (GDP) and accounts for nearly 60% of exports. Almost all of the arable land, around 23.4 million hectares, is under cultivation as the country strives to reach the threshold of sustainable …

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Modern rural infrastructure and improved connectivity will improve rural economy and quality of life: LG Sinha

Center approves PMGSY-III for 1276 KM costing Rs 1357 Cr for J&K Modern rural infrastructure and improved connectivity will improve rural economy and quality of life: LG Sinha • LG expresses gratitude to PM Modi, Union MoRD Min • Initiative will provide all-weather road connectivity to unconnected homes for sustainable …

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Canal Flats Secures Rural Development Funding

The Government of British Columbia has announced it is providing more than $5 million to Indigenous organizations and local governments in rural BC communities, including communities impacted by the cumulative effects of COVID-19, floods, fires and extreme weather. The grants will fund eight projects in rural communities across the province …

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Assam CM holds meeting to boost rural economy

In a bid to boost Assam’s rural economy, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday held a meeting with Agriculture Department officials and Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) in Janata Bhawan . During the meeting, he also discussed several key initiatives aimed at meeting the needs of farmers …

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Explore the peri-urban agriculture docuseries “Farming on the Edge”

Urbanization has reduced the physical gaps between some rural and urban areas, making it essential that peri-urban areas have efficient and knowledgeable agricultural practices, and that farmers are able to adjust and diversify quickly. their operations. The Peri-urban agriculture network released a docuseries Farming at the limitwhich examines the issues …

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Residents hope to change township farming and livestock rules

Cliff Knasinski with his organic farm in Davison Township. Photo by Gary Gould DAVISON TWP. – Cliff Knasinski said he saw weaknesses in the country’s food supply chain as early as 2019, prompting him to build his half-acre property to support his family. He made an organic farm to grow …

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Thomson Reuters South Asia Food Security and Rural Development Report 2022

Deadline: September 19, 2022 Applications are open for the Thomson Reuters Report on Food Security and Rural Development in South Asia 2022. Food security is a growing global concern. Food prices are at historic highs. But what are policy makers doing to address these issues and who is ensuring that …

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More than 4,500 rural development plans to come

TEHRAN – Over 4,500 rural development plans will be launched during Government Week (August 24-30), Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi announced on Wednesday. In the economic growth model, the villages are of great importance and the effort is to identify and continuously eliminate the weaknesses of the villages and strengthen them, …

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Northern Ireland HYB storms National Weekend Rally

It was the first weekend held since 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic and what a success it has been for the Northern Ireland contingent. On Saturday, members participated in National Competitions Day. This sees members who have qualified in the Stock Judging and Lineal Assessment events compete at national …

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USDA Announces Appointments to Equity Commission Subcommittee on Rural Community Economic Development

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2022 – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the 12 members of the new Equity Commission Subcommittee on Rural Community Economic Development (RCED). On April 7, 2022, the USDA announced the call for applications, and applications to join the RCED subcommittee were accepted through …

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USDA and Louisiana Housing Corporation discuss rural development in Natchitoches

USDA Program Director Matthew Seaton outlines business development programs available to local entrepreneurs and business owners. Nathan Wilson Nathan WilsonThe Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) welcomed a new executive director, Joshua Hollins, in April. That same month, Deidre Robert became state director of rural development for …

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Northern Michigan to get support from new Office of Rural Development

Michigan has a new rural development office based in Lansing, but its leadership comes with a connection to northern Michigan. Governor Gretchen Whitmer created the brand new office in January, but it took until the latest budget to be enacted for the office to be fully funded. The Assistant Manager …

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Education and Rural Development – Latest News from Jammu and Kashmir | Tourism

Ram Rattan SharmaEducation is the mirror of society and is the seed as well as the flower of socio-economic development. It transforms human beings from ignorance to enlightenment, from the shades of social backwardness to the light of social betterment, and a nation from underdevelopment to faster social and economic …

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FAO: Peru’s second agrarian reform prioritizes benefits for family farming | News | ANDEAN

The priority of the second agrarian reform proposed by the Peruvian government is to promote family farming, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. “This strategy, as it stands, prioritises the benefits for family farming, which has shown that it can be the answer to a food …

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The Fiji Times » Need to modernize rural economy – Seruiratu

The development and resilience of rural and maritime areas is integral to the overall development and resilience of Fiji, said Minister for Rural Development and Development, Inia Seruiratu. He made the comment during the launch of the 2022-2023 Annual Costed Operational Plan (ACOP) launch workshop held at the Center for …

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The Link Between Rural Economy and Security – By: Nasir Yammama

IThe year is 1995. There are vast blue skies with bright sunshine in Yammama village, Katsina State, Nigeria. An equally vast field of cotton rolls across the ground, almost too dazzling for the eyes. A dozen brightly painted trucks are lined up, as workers gather to load them with sacks …

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The link between rural economy and security

IThe year is 1995. There are vast blue skies with bright sunshine in Yammama village, Katsina State, Nigeria. An equally vast field of cotton rolls across the ground, almost too dazzling for the eyes. A dozen brightly painted trucks are lined up, as workers gather to load them with sacks …

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A single Redfall an agricultural district is bigger than any Prey

Well yes? A single farming district in Arkane’s future red fall is greater than all of Preyfrom the Talos space station. Speaking at QuakeCon, Arkane Austin’s Harvey Smith and Karen Segars confirmed this. “Talking about size, I think the Talos in Prey had five football fields, and the size of …

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China’s agricultural areas and industrial centers are suffering from worsening drought conditions and water shortages

Hundreds of persimmons that should be laden with yellow fruit lie wilted in the greenhouse at Gan Bingdong in southwest China. Key points: Authorities ordered ‘to use all available water sources’ to supply households and livestock China’s Sichuan province gets 80% of its electricity from hydroelectric dams, which have fallen …

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Critics of UK trade deal slam Australia’s decision to continue practice

“To some it will seem that Australia is being unscrupulous and negligent when it comes to animals for commercial advantage. “And the fact that they’re trying to sweeten that up by saying it’s until 2036 gives the game – they hurt and Australia knows they hurt because what will be …

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Chiefs and queen mothers invited to be ambassadors for rural development

Development of social villages Ohemaa Ofosua Aduanwomah Amoakoa Ahuofe I, founder of the Nananom Global Development Association (NAGLODA), urged traditional leaders to join the campaign to transform rural communities into cities.She said traditional leaders have the power to help their communities develop by identifying the different challenges people face and …

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Agriculture – the biggest job on earth

Agriculture is currently undergoing unprecedented change and it is an industry that has a powerful impact on humanity and the animals of our planet. Farmers have an increasingly challenging and crucial role in growing food, energy and fiber crops while balancing increased productivity, environmental protection and societal values. This summer …

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The future of the rural economy will be discussed at a conference in north Northumberland

Rural businesses and community groups are invited to attend the Rural Catalyst Conference at Charlton Hall, near Alnwick, on Thursday October 6, in person or online. Organized by the Rural Design Center Innovation Project (RDCIP) and the National Innovation Center for Rural Enterprise (NICRE), the conference will showcase cutting-edge innovation …

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Agriculture and Rural Development Quiz for NABARD Grade A 2022- August 19

Q1. Which of the following diseases is a viral infection that affects poultry?(a) Avian cholera(b) Sweater(c) Avian typhoid(d) Mycoplasmosis(e) None of the above Q2. The State of India Forestry Report (2017) has been released, in which of the following states has the largest area of ​​forest cover?(a) Madhya Pradesh(b) Kerala(c) …

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Report on the Workshop on Food Security and Rural Development in South Asia

Deadline: 19 Sep 22 The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists from South Asia to apply for the workshop, which will cover food security, food production, markets and climate issues and will include a skills lab on online verification, social media and digital storytelling. The United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural …

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Rural community development workers forming village councils in Cayo

Views : 156 Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2022. 6:21 p.m. CST. Photo credit: Ministry of Rural Transformation By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Southern and Central Rural Community Development Officers (RCDOs) have completed their first week of village council training in Cayo District, the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, …

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This summer, six Johnson County students graduated from Center for Rural Development | New

Six Johnson County students graduated from Center for Rural Development youth programs this summer, according to a statement from the center. Braydon Staniford, a student at Johnson Central High School, graduated from the 25th annual Rogers Scholars Young Leadership Program, the statement said, and is the son of Ronnie and …

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CLÁR Program Funding Allocations to Enhance Rural Community Projects

Many rural communities in County Westmeath and South Roscommon will benefit from the funding announced under the CLÁR scheme, as part of the government’s rural development policy ‘Our Rural Future’. The funding, administered by Minister Heather Humphreys and the Department of Rural Affairs, will support sports clubs, schools, local development …

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Digital connectivity survey reveals key concerns of rural Whanganui community

Sixty-one percent of respondents said that current rural telephone connectivity does not meet their needs. Photo / Bevan Conley According to a recent Internet Access and Digital Trust Survey in Whanganui District, rural residents say they continue to have difficulty accessing digital services. The survey, carried out by Whanganui District …

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It’s been an action-packed summer for the Rural Support Team

Rural Support kicked off the show season at the Ballymoney Show on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June. The sun was shining, and the local community came out in force to support the first show since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The team enjoyed being in full force and …

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Rural Development Funding Supports Fraser Valley Tourism

New rural development grants will help organizations in the Agassiz-Harrison area upgrade a meeting and retreat center and create more tourism and job opportunities. “The Fraser Valley is home to a wonderful Indigenous tourism industry, and that’s why we’re supporting the great work of local Indigenous communities as this sector …

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Rural development funding builds community resilience

A series of rural development grants are helping to build stronger local economies and increase opportunities for people in many rural areas of British Columbia to find good local jobs. “Investing in people and communities is a key goal of the StrongerBC economic plan,” said Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, …

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Information on the Rural Community Leadership Program

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, the Medina Foundation and the Marie Lamfrom Foundation, is based on the belief that thriving rural communities grow from a broad base …

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National Recognition for Badger-Baiting Prevention Initiative

Led by the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) and the Northern Ireland Badger Group (NIBG), the initiative called ‘Operation Brockwatch’ is an effective rural partnership working with landowners and the PSNI to protect the vulnerable settlements previously targeted by criminal gangs. This award is a …

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City dwellers try their hand at hands-on farming

A view of Xiushan Tujia and Miao Autonomous County, Chongqing Municipality (southwest China). [Photo/VCG] CHONGQING-Deng Xingyu, a 77-year-old farmer, worked year after year on his small plot of land, planting crops. So he was surprised to discover that an increasing number of nearby townspeople were heading to his sleepy village …

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New site agreed for Lanark Rural Development Center

Headquarters of South Lanarkshire Council Revised proposals for a rural development center in the Lanark area were approved after the initial site purchase failed. Funding was originally in place from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF) for a proposed derelict site at Alston’s Yard on Ladyacre Road. But …

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Next trip to the CAFRE EFS farm

Farmers attending the event will have the opportunity to view the environmental work being done on the CAFRE Enniskillen farm, including hedging, creating woodlots, riparian strips, creating orchards, winter forage crops for birds, annual wildflower margins and pollen and nectar margins as well as discussing all available EFS work. This …

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A diverse rural economy to explore at the conference

The rich diversity of the rural economy will be explored at a conference in Northumberland in October Rural businesses and community groups are invited to attend the Rural Catalyst Conference at Charlton Hall, near Alnwick, on Thursday 6 October 2022 in person or online – register here Organized by the …

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Rural Community Development and Affordable Housing Program Grants

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail OUR GRANT OPPORTUNITIES: Youth Today’s grant listings are carefully curated for our subscribers working in youth-related industries. Subscribers will find local, state, regional and national grant opportunities. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS GRANT: Community development, affordable housing, family support, rural environment Thank you …

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Is South Africa’s Rural Economy Failing?

Dilapidated country roads are a direct threat to South Africa’s agricultural and rural economies, but farmers and communities have largely come up against a wall of indifference from the government. In an attempt to make their voices heard, Agri SA and its subsidiaries conducted a nationwide survey of 311 primary …

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Your farming community needs you more than ever, so why not volunteer

Register to our daily newsletter Farming Life Today Volunteers are an essential part of the rural support team and without them it would not be possible for the organization to offer the diverse range of support and programs for agricultural and rural communities that they provide. Each year, these volunteers …

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Vietnam approves smart rural development program – OpenGov Asia

The Asia-Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) recently launched a groundbreaking Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology that integrates technological modules with psychology, in an emerging field known as cyberpsychology . According to the program manager, “Cyberpsychology is the study of human behavior and mental processes in the context …

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[email protected] survey: Indians support rural development policy and government jobs

How should India be governed? About 53% of urban Indians would prefer a tax cut to cash transfers for the poor; 58% would like the government to be the provider of jobs, compared to 42% who want it to be a facilitator of jobs in the private sector. When given …

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LETTER – The return of agricultural fairs is vital for rural agriculture

It seems like only yesterday we were getting ready for the Royal Welsh Show, writes Gwawr Parry of NFU Montgomeryshire. Now that it’s over for another year, we look forward to the return of county broadcasts across Wales after a hiatus in many cases due to the coronavirus pandemic. Meeting …

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Effectively helping betel-growing communities in India

Advertising betel leaf or Paan is widely consumed throughout India. It has been part of our culture since ancient times as betel leaves are needed for most religious occasions as well as for consumption. The traditional medicine system considers it a plant with medicinal value. The shade-loving betel vine is …

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Learning the wrong lessons from the experience of organic farming in Sri Lanka (commentary)

Long-time organic farmers have performed well over the past two years, although conventional farmers in Sri Lanka have suffered due to a sudden import ban on chemical fertilizers. The real lesson to be learned from the Sri Lankan economic crisis is that good governance is important for a nation’s health …

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Scotland’s rural economy is back in business as grouse hunting season begins

Scotland’s rural economy is ‘back to business’ with the Glorious 12th marking the return of the annual grouse hunting season after two difficult years due to the pandemic. Game wardens at estates across Scotland said the significance of the glorious 12 should ‘not be underestimated’ this year as many lodges …

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Rural development: More than 169 million euros spent in 2021

The Department for Rural and Community Development spent €169 million on rural development programs in 2021, according to its annual report last year. The report was released today (Friday August 12) by Minister Heather Humphreys. It provides a review of the range of policies, programs and initiatives developed and implemented …

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USDA Rural Development invests more than $155,000 to improve health care in two rural Kansas communities

– Advertising – TOPEKA, August 11, 2022 – Christy Davis, Kansas State Director for Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced today that the USDA is allocating $155,100 in grants to improve rural health care facilities in Hodgeman and Sumner counties. “Under the leadership of President …

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Rural economy hopes rest on start of grouse season

AFTER SEVERAL years crippled by low bird numbers and Covid restrictions, Scotland’s grouse moorlands – and the communities they help support – have their fingers crossed that this season will help boost income. Speaking ahead of the start of the season on Friday, Scottish Gamekeepers Association chairman Alex Hogg, MBE, …

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More young people are taking up farming, says 4-H boss

Jamaica 4-H Clubs Executive Director Dr Ronald Blake presents an award at a previous edition of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show held in Clarendon. MORE Jamaicans, especially young people, are getting into farming as a lucrative profession, says executive director of Jamaica’s 4-H Clubs, Dr. Ronald Blake. He …

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LeFlore County Hospital Authority and City of Heavener Receive USDA Rural Development Grants at Chamber Luncheon | New

The LeFlore County Hospital Authority (LCHA) and the City of Heavener were the recipients of a United States Department of Agriculture award presented by USDA Rural Development Director Kenneth Corn, at the Poteau Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Wednesday afternoon held at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center. LCHA …

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USDA Rural Development Wisconsin: Begin accepting applications Sept. 6 for USDA ReConnect Round 4 funding

STEVENS POINT, Wisconsin, August 10, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director of Rural Development for Wisconsin, Julie Lassa, announced today that the department will begin accepting funding applications on September 6 to expand access to Broadband internet to millions of people in rural America nationwide, part …

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Peripheral hamlet lit by solar energy; Boosting the rural economy

After being in darkness for the past 80 years, an outlying tribal hamlet of Sarkhipara in Khowai district of Tripura has undergone a drastic transformation and is now lit by solar energy. Children now study under electric lights, while men make traditional handicrafts from bamboo and women weave tribal outfits …

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Housing Executive launches 2022 Rural Community Awards Competition

‘Unsung heroes’ from across Northern Ireland are being sought by the Housing Executive as they officially launch their annual Rural Community Awards competition. Entries showcasing those making a grassroots difference in rural communities are sought before the September 30 competition deadline. The Rural Awards give local communities and their groups …

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Lost in nostalgia | successful farming

They say nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. It’s true. Thanks to modern technology, nostalgia is better than ever. I dove deep into the past after new neighbors moved into nearby Warnes Farm. I spent a lot of my childhood racing with my buddy Steve on Al and Lorraine …

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Funding to help build the resilience of the rural economy

Farmers and landowners across the region will be able to access help to adjust to changes in farm subsidies, thanks to a £2.6million support package. Following the success of previous phases of our Future Farming Resilience programme, we have received funding from Defra to expand the initiative. …

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Agriculture loses to urban policy

Most Canadians have never been on a farm, let alone lived on a farm, resulting in over 98% of our population being agricultural illiterate. For many Canadians, agricultural production is an unfamiliar concept. For this reason, it is relatively easy to use fear to influence public opinion on any food …

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Rural Development Ministry identifies potential ‘prosperous villages’, minister says

Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid poses with children at Bukit Tembaga Prosperous Community Program in Kuala Nerang on August 7, 2022. – Bernama pic Sunday, August 07, 2022 6:50 PM MYT KUALA NERANG, Aug 7 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) identifies villages across the country that meet the ministry’s …

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Agricultural Careers: Working as a Poultry Manager

Ed Wilson, 49, is the manager of a 180,000-bird poultry unit in Lincolnshire that supplies a major processor. He grew up in Malawi and did not come from a farming background, although his father worked in fishing and Ed helped a family friend who was a cattle herder during school …

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Inaugural Western Cape Agriculture Department Summit highlights relevant issues in agriculture – SABC News

The inaugural summit of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture highlighted issues related to rural security, food security and land reform. The summit took place in Rawsonville, Boland. As a major economic driver, agriculture is responsible for creating over 14% of all jobs in the Western Cape. The department’s Jerry …

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Rural community rejects challenge to livestock rules

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Farmers’ groups receive subsidies for raising goats « Khabarhub

Farmer groups receive subsidies for raising goats Goat/Image for representation POKHARA: Commercial goat herders have received subsidies worth Rs 2 million in rural areas of the metropolitan city of Pokhara. The program is part of encouraging farmers to promote goat farming, it is said. The Mayor of Metropolitan City of …

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The rural community of Hawke’s Bay supports the Cancer Society with an annual stock drive

Dean Freeman of Redshaw Livestock auctioning off a sheep pen for a Cancer Society fundraiser at Stortford Lodge Auction Yards in Hastings. Photo/Warren Buckland During the month of August, farmers will have the opportunity to donate to the Cancer Society through their livestock sales at the Stortford Lodge Sale Yards. …

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Rural community of Hawke’s Bay supports Cancer Society with annual stock drive

Dean Freeman of Redshaw Livestock auctioning off a sheep pen for a Cancer Society fundraiser at Stortford Lodge Auction Yards in Hastings. Photo/Warren Buckland During the month of August, farmers will have the opportunity to donate to the Cancer Society through their livestock sales at the Stortford Lodge Sale Yards. …

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Discover organic farming in MharoKhet in the lap of nature

Discover organic farming in MharoKhet surrounded by nature – The CSR Journal Mharokhet Jodhpur, Rajasthan: A forty-acre experiential farm in Jodhpur, MharoKhet is home to over 100 varieties of natural and organic crops and offers soothing experiences in the lap …

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Health Care Grants for Rural Communities in the Northern Midwest

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail OUR GRANT OPPORTUNITIES: Youth Today’s grant listings are carefully curated for our subscribers working in youth-related industries. Subscribers will find local, state, regional and national grant opportunities. THE PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT: Health care, child and youth health, rural health care, community …

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The MRD embarks on a new rural development policy

Thursday, August 4, 2022, 5:49 a.m.Press Release: Solomon Islands MRD The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) is currently working on establishing Solomon Islands’ first-ever Constituency Development Policy. The Constituency Development Policy will assist the Ministry as the main channel through which the CDF can address some of the issues highlighted …

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Bangladeshi agriculture moving towards large-scale commercial farming: BIDS Seminar

Bangladesh’s agriculture will increasingly be dominated by large-scale commercial farming as corporate interests dispossess the peasantry, says a paper presented Wednesday at a seminar organized by the Institute of Development Studies of Bangladesh (BIDS). “It will continue to be a nation of small and small commodity producers, with some shifts …

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New restriction in MGNREGA a “reverse of the rural economy”: from Kerala to the center

The left-leaning government of Kerala has urged the Center to revoke its decision to limit concurrent works under the MGNREGA scheme, saying it would create a huge setback in the rural economy trying to emerge from the crisis inflicted by the COVID- 19. Slamming the Center …

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India’s natural farming policy should recognize the new role of women

According to the 2011 census, about 33.7% of rural men migrate to find employment and better economic opportunities. The increasing migration of rural men has led to the feminization of the agricultural sector, with women’s participation in agriculture and related activities becoming more prominent. To cope with this changing scenario, …

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Steven Meyen: How to keep wildfires from spiraling out of control

As I write this, Europe is burning. So many huge fires are destroying thousands of hectares of forests across the continent during this latest heatwave. the Mediterranean countries are the most affected, but the countries of central and western Europe, including Ireland, are also suffering. We can all help prevent …

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Merkley outlines Oregon agriculture and rural community funding in appropriations bill

WASHINGTON (KTVZ) – Sen. Jeff Merkley announced Monday that he has secured major investments in Oregon agriculture, rural housing, food assistance and rural business priorities through Bill FY23. of the Senate on Agriculture, Rural Development, the Food and Drug Administration and related agencies. “As I hold a Town Hall each …

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Benefits of Starting a Business in a Rural Community | Company

Most people believe that starting a business in an urban area is the key to success. Yes, there are a lot of customers in urban areas, but there is also a lot of competition. Competition means customers will have many other options, which is bad for your revenue. But what …

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Ecological agriculture proves beneficial for farmers in Africa

An international team of scientists has found that environmentally friendly practices such as growing a range of crops, including legumes like beans or pigeon peas, and adding plant residues or manure to soils can increase food crop yields in places like rural Africa, where smallholder farmers cannot apply much nitrogen …

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