Rural development

USDA Rural Development Appoints New Director for Maine, Rhiannon Hampson

Rhiannon Hampson has been appointed Maine director of the US Department of Agriculture’s rural development program, replacing Timothy Hobbs, who served as director of state under the Trump administration. Courtesy / USDA Rhiannon Hampson is USDA’s new State Director for Rural Development. Rural Development provides loans and grants to help …

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Job growth injects vitality into China’s rural development

China’s Rural Revitalization Strategy, which was first introduced in 2017 with the aim of grassroots modernization of agriculture and rural areas by 2035, is helping to renovate the countryside. The roadmap targets a strong agricultural industry, a beautiful countryside and ensuring that rural residents are well off by 2050, with …

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USDA Rural Development Welcomes Rhiannon Hampson as Maine State Director

WASHINGTON, DC – Rhiannon C. Hampson of Thomaston has been appointed state director of rural development in Maine. State directors are the directors general of the United States Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the states and territories. With the guidance and support of the national office, state directors …

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USDA Announces Additional Agricultural and State Rural Development Service Agency Directors

WASHINGTON, December 13, 2021 – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint four regional positions in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), including two state executive directors of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and two directors State Rural Development (RD). “As the USDA continues to positively improve …

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Opportunities to innovate and collaborate for rural development using decentralized renewable energies

Over the years, India’s economic development has been largely uneven due to the lack of reliable, uninterrupted and affordable energy in different parts of the country, especially in rural areas. Rural India, which accounts for two-thirds of India’s population, continues to suffer from power outages and limited access to energy, …

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Shahid participates in the international conference on transhumance and rural development in Albania

New Delhi, December 11 (KNS): The Secretary of the Department of Tribal Affairs, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary participated in the two-day international conference on transhumance and rural development organized by the Republic of Albania in Shkoder, where more from a dozen countries discussed common strategies for population migration. The unique …

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Rural Development invests $ 845,000 in grants for climate-smart infrastructure

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – The USDA announced an investment of $ 845,519 in West Virginia to reduce the impacts of climate change on rural communities, Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday. As part of the Build Back Better program, the Biden-Harris administration has made investing in rural communities, creating well-paying jobs …

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IIM Indore and Panchayat and Rural Development sign Memorandum of Understanding

Indore: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore signs a memorandum of understanding with the Panchayat and Rural Development Department to facilitate the promotion of an ecosystem for the marketing of SHG products in business centers. The collaboration aims to operate 50,000 crore business in Madhya Pradesh. The objective of …

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Ministry of Rural Development allocates RM 1.25 billion for infrastructure projects in Sabah next year | Malaysia

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said the projects included road infrastructure, water supply, electricity supply as well as initiatives aimed at ensuring the well-being of the population, such as house repair. – Photo by Bernama PAPAR, November 29 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) has allocated RM1.25 …

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The traditional chief harp on education for rural development

Orangun Oke Ila’s traditional leader, Oba Adedotun Abolarin, envisioned the massive educational development of grassroots areas in Kwara State as a catalyst for quality socio-economic transformation of the region. Speaking at the unveiling of an empowerment program, tagged KOZ’s intervention in the town of Igbaja in the Ifelodun local government …

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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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Searca launches books on agriculture and rural development

THE Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Studies and Research in Agriculture (Searca) has launched three new publications documenting the experiences and results of its sustainable agriculture and rural development initiatives. Titled Defending Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia: Searca’s 10th Five-Year Plan Plus One In …

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The Ministry of Rural Development launches the 2021-2025 digitalization strategic plan

PUTRAJAYA (November 24): The 2021-2025 Digitization Strategic Plan (PSP) of the Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) was launched on Wednesday November 24 for the implementation of information and communication technologies initiatives. communication (ICT) for rural communities, involving an allocation of 28 million ringgit. Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid …

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Rural development wants rural areas prepared for disasters | New

When a tornado, flood or other disaster strikes, rural leaders may not know that rural development can help. Molly Hammond, Acting State Director for Rural Development for Illinois, emphasizes that they don’t have to wait for disaster. In fact, it’s better if they don’t. “There are programs to prepare. They …

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Capito and Manchin Announce $ 2.4 Million in USDA Rural Development Funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $ 2,409,700 in grants and loans for the Rural Development Housing Preservation Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). and Community Facilities Program. This support will help …

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Solomon Islands Ministry of Rural Development clarifies disbursement of Constituency Development Fund

Tuesday November 23, 2021, 6:38 p.m.Press Release: Solomon Islands Ministry of Rural Development The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) said that the recent release of $ 90 million in financial assistance from the Constituency Development Fund program approved by the 2020 budget and funded with support from the People’s Republic …

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Sabah and S’wak get 60% of rural development funds | Daily Express Online

Sabah and S’wak get 60% of rural development funds Posted on: Saturday, November 20, 2021 By: Bernama Text size: Kuala Lumpur: Sabah and Sarawak received 60pc of the allocation for rural development and 85pc of the amount allocated for the upgrading of dilapidated schools from the 2022 budget, apart from …

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Laurel County Students Graduate Center for Rural Development Youth Programs | Local News

Four Laurel County students graduated from the Rogers Scholars and Rogers Explorers programs over the summer hosted by the Center for Rural Development. Rogers Fellows South Laurel High School student Emily Cox graduated from the Rogers Scholars program at Morehead State University in July. Cox is the daughter of Todd …

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Biden Appeals to Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | Govt. & Politics

Former Democratic candidate for the US Senate, Theresa Greenfield, has been appointed as the state director of USDA Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. …

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Biden Chooses Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | Government-and-politics

JAMES LYNCH Courrier Des Moines Office Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield has been appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life in …

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Biden Appeals to Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | Government-and-politics

James Q. Lynch Gazette Des Moines Office Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield has been appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life …

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Biden Appeals to Greenfield to Lead USDA Rural Development in Iowa | State

Former Democratic candidate for the US Senate, Theresa Greenfield, has been appointed as the state director of USDA Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to appoint Greenfield to lead the agency’s efforts in Iowa to improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. …

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Biden Appoints Greenfield as USDA Rural Development Director in Iowa

Theresa Greenfield, the 2020 Democratic candidate for the US Senate, was appointed USDA Director of Rural Development for Iowa by President Joe Biden on Thursday, November 18, 2021. (The Gazette) Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield has been appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development in Iowa. President Joe …

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Accelerated rural development takes shape

The herald Lovemore Chikova’s Development Dialogue Rural areas of Zimbabwe were marginalized for a long time, such a practice reaching its peak in colonial times, when successive racist governments paid little attention to the areas where people lived. However, rural areas have a potential to revive the development of the …

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Budget 2022: Sabah and Sarawak Receive 60% of Rural Development Allocation Plus RMB 500 Million Additional, Finance Minister Says | Malaysia

Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the two states received the highest amount from the federal government with a total allocation of RM2.43 billion, more than 30%, with Sabah receiving 1, RM16 billion and Sarawak RM 1.27 billion. . – Photo by Bernama KUALA LUMPUR, November 18 …

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Ireland to host OECD Rural Development Conference

Minister Heather Humphreys Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys has announced that Ireland will host the 13th OECD International Conference on Rural Development in 2022. The conference in Ireland will bring together more than 250 delegates, including ministers, policy makers and practitioners from across the OECD region, to discuss …

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Theresa Greenfield to lead rural development in Iowa; Matt Russell as Head of the State Farm Service Agency

President Joe Biden has appointed Theresa Greenfield, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate who lost to incumbent Republican Joni Ernst last year, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rural development director for Iowa. Matt Russell, director of Iowa Interfaith Power & Light, a statewide climate action organization, also received …

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Ireland to host major international rural development conference in 2022

Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys TD today announced that Ireland will host the 13th OECD International Conference on Rural Development in 2022. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an intergovernmental economic organization of 38 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and global …

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Let’s promote the Community Foundation to facilitate rural development – NGO

Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional Coordinator, Ghana Community Foundations Development Project – Raphael Godlove Ahenu The regional coordinator Bono, Bono East and Ahafo of the Ghana Community Foundations Development Project, Raphael Godlove Ahenu, stressed the need to promote and establish the Community Foundation (CF) to enable local communities to …

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National conference on the impact of LEADER on rural development

Over 400 delegates will gather today (Monday 15 November) for an online conference to celebrate the impact of the LEADER program on rural development in Ireland over the past 30 years. The event, organized by the National Rural Network (RRN), will include contributions from a range of rural development experts …

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MI Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development Approves 2022 Farm Management Practices | News, Sports, Jobs

LANSING — During their regular meeting, the Michigan Commission on Agriculture and Rural Development approved draft 2022 Generally Accepted Agricultural and Management Practices (GAAMPs). GAAMPs are reviewed annually by committees composed of various experts and revised or updated as necessary. “The committees have done a terrific job updating the 2022 …

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Lawyer drops case amid Chevron Rural Development Foundation crisis

Posted November 13, 2021 The leadership crisis gripping host communities of Chevron Nigeria Limited in the Brass and South Ijaw local government areas of Bayelsa State has taken a new turn with suspended six-member lawyer Foubai Pereyi, withdrawing his representation in their trial. The eight oil producing communities consisting of …

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Rural development can be sustainable

Developing sustainable rural hamlets and villages will not only help counter urbanization, but will also help create livelihoods in rural areas where 40% of South Africans live, said rural development firm Crossways Farm. Village, co-developer Dr Chris Mulder said this week. Cities around the world have developed from villages that …

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Governor Ishaku reaffirms commitment to rural development – The Sun Nigeria

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ensuring that development is supported in every part of the state, especially in rural areas that have suffered neglect over the years. The Governor made the commitment in Jalingo during the Stakeholder Awareness Workshop on Relaunching COVID-19 …

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The Recorder – Rural Development Grants Supporting 4 Franklin County Communities

MONTAGUE – The City will be able to replace a sewer pumping station on Industriel Boulevard, thanks to a state subsidy of $ 169,000. Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy awarded the city the Rural and Small Towns Development Fund grant in a ceremony at the pumping station …

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Axne and USDA Rural Development announce investments in rural energy – KIWARadio.com

IARN – Iowa Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne and USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small announced new energy investments in Iowa’s biofuels as part of of the Rural Energy for America (REAP) program. Axne and Torres Small were joined by stakeholders from the Iowa renewable fuels community …

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SpaceX Rural Development Project in India

Starlink will play an important role in catalyzing rural development in India.Sanjay Bhargava, Starlink National Director for India at SpaceX (The source) SpaceX Starlink is evolving rapidly in India. Last April, they announced they would be offering service in 2022 and started accepting pre-orders. In July, SpaceX committed to manufacturing …

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Rural development wants rural areas prepared for disasters | Local News

When a tornado, flood or other disaster strikes, rural leaders may not know that rural development can help. Molly Hammond, Acting State Director for Rural Development for Illinois, points out that they don’t have to wait for disaster. In fact, it’s better if they don’t. “There are programs to prepare. …

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Some $ 450 million allocated to rural development projects

TEHRAN – A budget of 19 trillion rials (about $ 450 million at the official exchange rate) has been allocated for rural development projects across the country, Ali Nikzad, director of the Housing Foundation, said on Monday. cited by IRNA. The funding will be spent on building roads, schools, mosques …

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Illinois Rural Development offers a guide to accessing program funds

Rural areas can seek help from USDA Rural Development in the event of floods or other disasters. A recently published resource guide groups some 40 programs and eligibility into categories of assistance. When a tornado, flood or other disaster strikes, rural leaders may not know that rural development can help. …

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Is “managed retirement” the new wave of rural development?

I generally write about the impact climate change has (and will have) on production agriculture. This week, however, I take a slightly different path and focus on another area of ​​USDA activity – rural development. I recently came across an interesting article that discussed the concept of a climate change …

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USDA Rural Development Representative Axne and Torres Small Announce $ 250,000 Grant for Atlantic’s Elite Octane Ethanol Plant

Today, Congressman Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined the USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small at Elite Octane’s Atlantic dry ethanol plant to announce a $ 250,000 energy efficiency grant funded by the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The REAP grant will be used by Elite …

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secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development, interacts with community resource persons (CRP) within the framework of the start-up villages entrepreneurship program (SVEP) within the framework of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News

New Delhi: As part of the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” program, as part of the start-up village entrepreneurship program, 75 community resource persons – Business promotion (CRP-EP) certified after the training are offered to be inducted from October 29 to November 4, 2021 To this end, on November 1, 2021, …

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Zimbabwe: Value-added plants key to rural development

Agriculture, Environment & Innovations Editor For a long time, adding value has been part of Zimbabwe’s development language, embedded in large economic projects and short and long term goals. But the slowness of action and implementation has drained the real sense of added value and the government’s ability to meet …

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Ministry of Rural Development signs MoU with Flipkart – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

New Delhi: Flipkart, India’s e-commerce marketplace, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India’s Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), for their ambitious Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM), to help empower local businesses and self-help groups (SHGs) – especially those run by women – …

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Creating wealth through rural development

Through Garba Ibrahim Poverty has become a major and undisputed socio-economic problem in most countries, especially developing countries. In Nigeria, despite its abundant agricultural resources and oil wealth, poverty is widespread in the country. The population lives below the poverty line, and social services and infrastructure are limited. Poor rural …

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Flipkart Partners with Ministry of Rural Development to Engage Women in E-Commerce

The DAY-NRLM program with its reach in 6,768 blocks in 706 districts in the 28 states and 6 Union Territories has 7.84 crore of women mobilized in more than 71 lakh SHG, said Flipkart. Ease of doing business for MSMEs: Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with …

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The OMT / BCC Forum highlights gastronomic tourism as a driver of rural development

The 6th edition of the UNWTO World Food Tourism Forum, held in Bruges, Flanders (Belgium, October 31-November 2), focused on the sector’s unique ability to support business rural areas, create jobs and protect and promote culture and heritage. For the first time, the Forum, organized by the UNWTO and the …

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flipkart: the Ministry of Rural Development partners with Flipkart to sell products made by artisans

The Ministry of Rural Development has partnered with e-commerce giant Flipkart to sell products made by millions of artisans under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) program on the e-commerce platform . This move will help artisans reach 10 crore of existing Flipkart customers, greatly increasing …

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Six members of the Chevron rural development foundation suspended

Posted November 1, 2021 Host communities of Chevron Nigeria Limited in the Brass and South Ijaw local government areas of Bayelsa State, under the auspices of the KEFFES Rural Development Foundation, suspended six members of the group for having allegedly attempted to misinterpret the decision of a state High Court …

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Rural development programs will ensure women associated with self-help groups earn ₹ 1 lakh per year: government

The central government aims to ensure that women associated with self-help groups (SHGs) are soon able to earn at least ??1 lakh per year, the Ministry of Rural Development said in a statement on Saturday. “To put more emphasis on moving women to the higher economic order, the government has …

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Expo 2020 Dubai Urban and Rural Development Week to explore resilient and sustainable habitats

Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Managing Director of Expo 2020 Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Dubai: As global population growth continues to challenge existing cities and communities around the world, Expo 2020 Dubai brings together leaders, experts and citizens to explore how we …

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Emirates News Agency – Expo 2020 Dubai Urban and Rural Development Week explores resilient and sustainable habitats

DUBAI, October 30, 2021 (WAM) – As global population growth continues to challenge existing cities and communities around the world, Expo 2020 Dubai brings together leaders, experts and citizens to explore how we need to transform the how we move, build, consume and live in the habitats of the future. …

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Monaghan receives 5 million euros to advance its projects

A number of rural development projects were opened today (Friday, October 29) in County Monaghan as part of Our rural future, the government’s rural development strategy, which aims to revitalize towns and villages. These projects, benefiting from a combined investment of over 5 million euros through the Regeneration and Rural …

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Public education on public education: inclusive rural development and (…)

Remark By Dr. David Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Secondary Secondary Education, Sierra Leone I had the privilege of joining the entourage of HE President Bio this past weekend as he visited communities in Kenema District. Beyond many tangible and valuable results: he commissioned a community center; opened a STEM …

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Wealth creation through rural development

The fight against poverty, which has remained a major and overwhelming socio-economic problem in most countries of the world, especially developing countries, is one of the major concerns of responsible governments. While some governments tend to view poverty as a purely economic problem that could be overcome through carefully planned …

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Alta. organizes rural development meetings

The Government of Alberta wants to hear from rural leaders on how best to promote economic recovery and development after what was the province’s worst downturn in nearly a century. More than 20 online meetings will take place from late October to December targeting more than 900 different stakeholders and …

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Hyde-Smith Receives $ 1.87 Million From USDA Rural Development Grants | Mississippi Politics and News

Grants awarded for distance learning and telehealth projects in three Mississippi school districts Today, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced more than $ 1.87 million in grants for distance learning and telehealth networks in three rural Mississippi school districts. The USDA Rural Development Approved Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program provides …

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High-level IFAD delegation to visit farmers and review progress of rural development projects in Egypt

IFAD delegation to meet Egyptian Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture and Minister of International Cooperation A high-level delegation comprising members of the Executive Board and senior staff of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) began a week-long official visit to Egypt to observe the impact of IFAD’s investments in …

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USDA Undersecretary Xochitl Torres Small brings new enthusiasm to rural development – Agweek

From investing in broadband, water, sewer, community facilities and housing, the person who oversees the rural development mission area at the U.S. Department of Agriculture has a wide range of responsibilities. But for the past four years, that position has not been filled because former secretary Sonny Perdue decided against …

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China welcomes participation in rural development

Abuluoha Village, the last Chinese village without a road, is connected to the outside world with its new road in Butuo County, Sichuan Province, as seen in June 2020. [Photo/XINHUA] China welcomes the participation of more countries in the Global Development Initiative and is ready to work with the international …

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Nivory Gordon, Jr. appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development for Alabama

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that Nivory Gordon, Jr. will be the Alabama state director for rural development for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). President Joe Biden’s announcement included a series of regional and national appointments of state rural development directors and state executive directors of the Farm Service …

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Senate Confirms USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development

In action on Friday, the full Senate confirmed that former Rep. Xochitl Torres Small was the USDA’s Under Secretary for Rural Development. The position was never filled during the Trump administration due to a change in the Undersecretary position to allow the post of Undersecretary of Commerce to be held …

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Xochitl Torres Small confirmed to USDA rural development post

LAS CRUCES – Former New Mexico Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small was confirmed by the Senate Thursday night as the next Deputy Secretary for Rural Development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA Rural Development provides loans, grants, loan guarantees, and technical assistance to support essential aspects of American rural communities, …

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Targeted AD pilot projects, reforestation and rural development

The ministers of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Navy welcomed the publication of the revised National Development Plan (PND). As part of the Ireland 2040 project, the new EUR 165 billion NDP sets out the government’s “overall investment strategy and budget” for the period 2021-2030. “As we emerge …

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Countdown to requests for rural development funds

There is still time for rural community groups in the northeast to ask for increased funding from the Rural Communities Ideas in Action Fund (FADN). Rural community groups can still apply for RCIA funding. The fund is a £ 1.5million investment from the Scottish Government to encourage and support innovative …

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USDA Rural Development and HHS support rural child care centers

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – USDA Rural Development has approved a loan of more than $ 2 million for a day care center in Evanston. But the USDA hopes to use the program throughout Wyoming. Recently, the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services launched a joint …

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Perry County Students Graduates From Center For Rural Development Youth Programs | New

Sydney Miller, of Hazard, is a graduate of the Rogers Scholars Program at Morehead State University, hosted by the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Pictured is Allison Cross, community liaison and youth programs coordinator at the Center; Miller; and Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO of the Center. Submitted photo …

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Capito and Manchin announce funding for rural development and agricultural research

WASHINGTON DC – US Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriation Committee, today announced $ 518,752 from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to rural development grant programs across the state, as well as to the University of West Virginia (WVU) for agricultural …

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Dharmasthala Rural Development Projects offers ₹ 18 crore in aid in five months

In total, funds have been released for 257 works in 30 districts of the state, according to executive director HL Manjunath The Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) has released ₹ 18 crore for various community development projects across the state for the past five months. Executive Director HL …

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Johnson County students graduate from Center for Rural Development youth programs | News

Seven Johnson County students graduated from the Center for Rural Development youth programs this summer. Rogers Fellows Kaleb Triplett, representing Paintsville High School, graduated from the Rogers Scholars program at Morehead State University in July. He is the son of John M. Triplett and Stephanie S. Triplett, of Banner. Rogers …

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The Ministry of Rural Development grants loans worth Rs 8.6 Cr to self-help groups to start micro-businesses

the Ministry of Rural Development provided Community Business Fund (CEF) loans worth Rs 8.60 Cr at 2614 Support Group (SHG) entrepreneurs as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The loans were made to entrepreneurs to help them start their micro-businesses in their villages across 19 states under the Start-up …

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USDA Rural Development will support 7 projects in Maine

BANGOR – USDA Rural Development invests over $ 500,000 in seven organizations through the Rural Business Development Grant. These funds will support economic development activities in rural Maine communities. Higgins, Acting State of Maine Director, said, “This USDA rural development investment helps fund a wide variety of economic development projects …

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Brian Lowe appointed Executive Director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) Board of Directors has announced that Brian Lowe has been appointed CEO, a role he will assume on September 21, 2021. Since 2013, Brian has held various positions within the City of Burlington. Most recently, he served as the city’s …

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USDA Rural Development to support 7 projects in Maine

BANGOR — USDA Rural Development is investing more than $500,000 in seven organizations through the Rural Business Development Grant. These funds will support economic development activities in rural Maine communities. Acting Maine State Executive Higgins said, This USDA Rural Development investment helps fund a wide variety of economic development projects …

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Collaboration with Vermont Council on Rural Development Aims to Get Milton Residents Thinking About the Future | News

This fall, community members will have the opportunity to brainstorm and brainstorm ideas for Milton’s future. The Vermont Council on Rural Development will travel to Milton from October to facilitate a series of gatherings that will invite residents to define common goals and visions. VCRD provides these sessions and resources …

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Axne and House Agriculture Committee approve investments in biofuels, rural development and Axne’s rural equality law

Today, Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to endorse the House Agriculture Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act, which includes provisions she fought for to support biofuel infrastructure and rural business owners. Legislation approved today includes $ 18 billion in investment in promoting rural employment through rural development from …

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Residents graduated from youth programs of the Center for Rural Development | News

Seven local students graduated from the Center for Rural Development youth programs this summer. Leah Mays, representing West Carter High School, graduated from the Rogers Scholars program at Morehead State University in July. She is the daughter of Judy and Michael Mabry, of Olive Hill. Sara Bays and Sydney Kinner, …

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Community members hold meeting with Horry County leaders to discuss rural development

HORRY COUNTY (WBTW) – Residents of rural Horry County fear growth could spread west. To address this concern, some members of the community held a public meeting with members of the county leadership on Tuesday evening at the Cane Branch Baptist Church. One of the organizers was farmer Matthew Brown. …

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Rural Development Council of Iowa Honors Bilyeu as ‘Rural Hero’ at Top | Community

Rob Hillesland Summit-Tribune Beth Bilyeu credits partnerships and a shared love for the quality of life of rural communities as the key to two decades of successful development as Executive Director of Economic Development for Forest City. On August 19, Bilyeu was first recognized as a “rural hero” at the …

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USDA Rural Development Invests $ 1.07 Million in Community Sanitation Solution for Lindale Mobile Home Park

MONTPELIER, VT, August 23, 2021 – Today the United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development (RD) announced funding of $ 1,079,000 for the Addison County Community Trust (ACCT) for the installation of a septic tank in the Lindale Mobile Home Park in Middlebury, Vermont. The investment is in the …

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USDA Rural Development awards $ 500 million in grants to applicants

BOZEMAN – The USDA has issued an emergency rural health care grant of $ 500 million, to help with Covid-19 testing, vaccinations and other health-related organizations, including food banks. “The recovery of Covid and the economic recovery are both top priorities. Over the past semester, the administration has spent a …

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Rural Development Minister urges everyone to get vaccinated

News Paula Lindo Thursday, August 19, 2021 Rural Development and Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein observes the vaccination campaign at L’Anse Noire community center in Sangre Grande – Photo courtesy of the Rural Development and Local Government Ministry Rural Development and Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein called on all citizens …

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Enugu community applauds progress in Ugwuanyi rural development – The Sun Nigeria

Through Sunday Ani Residents Ugbene-Ajima, an agrarian community in the Uzo-Uwani local government area in Enugu State, applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s progress in rural development. They described the governor as a listening and compassionate governor who always remembered the long abandoned, neglected and suffering communities in the state’s road infrastructure. …

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Council to Receive Update on USDA Rural Development Grant – KIWARadio.com

Sheldon, Iowa — A fairly routine agenda awaits the Sheldon City Council for its regular meeting this Wednesday afternoon. They will accept a notice of resignation from Connor Klatt, who served as a street service operator. They will approve a road use tax report, certain transfers and the list of …

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Residents encouraged to adopt rural development program | News

Minister of State at the Department of Local Government and Rural Development Homer Davis encourages residents of communities to be upgraded under the government’s rural development program valued at $ 650 million , to adopt the initiative. Davis said for the work to be successful, people need to “monitor projects …

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Abiodun promises rural development — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun assured people residing in the rural areas of the state that his administration will extend the implementation of the project to their localities and ensure that they enjoy real dividends from the democracy. Abiodun, who gave the assurance yesterday shortly after inspecting Orile Oko …

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