Rural development

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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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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Brown Announces More Than $6.6 Million for Rural Development in Southeast Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Rural Development has awarded a total of $6,673,000 to five communities in southeast Ohio. “This federal funding will enable critical investments in our state’s infrastructure and spur economic growth,” Brown …

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MDARD provides grants to UP communities for rural development projects

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) — Some rural communities around UP stand to benefit from improved infrastructure. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Rural Development Fund grants are intended to support projects and industries that benefit rural communities. The department received 114 proposals and awarded grants to 21 projects, …

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UP obtains rural development grants | News, Sports, Jobs

EAST LANSING — The towns of Iron Mountain, Norway, Crystal Falls and Iron River are among 12 Upper Peninsula communities that have received rural development grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Michigan USDA Director Brandon Fewins said Thursday. “These projects represent significant infrastructure investments in public …

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Safari hunting companies urged to consider human rights-based rural development

Emmanuel KoroGone are the days of seasonally focused employment of a handful of locals and distributing a few pieces of protein-rich game meat. This development approach is unfair to African hunting communities who suffer from the socio-economic costs of coexistence with wildlife. They deserve ongoing investments and life changing benefits …

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