Rural development

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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