Tag Archives: long term

Ettrick Valley: final touches for £1.9m rural development

A £1.9M rural development is set to breathe new life into rural Ettrick Valley. Work began in Kirkhope, just outside Ettrickbridge, last spring to convert a Victorian corn mill, farmhouse and paddock into family homes and commercial workshops. And the final touches are being completed before the tenants move in …

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New Zealand trade deal ‘will hurt farming communities’

TRADE UNIONS and politicians have warned that the New Zealand-UK trade deal will hurt rural communities. The UK Government’s International Trade Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, said the deal would “cut red tape” between the two countries and UK trade would “skyrocket” as a result. But Mid and West Wales Ms Jane …

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AEM addresses supply chain, COVID-19 and energy crises

Following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) discussed the state of the industry and its top policy priorities ahead of the mid-election -mandate in 2022. AEM is the North America-based international trade group that represents more than 1,000 manufacturers and suppliers of …

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James Maroney: Lawmaker is still captured by farming fantasy

This commentary is from Leicester resident James H. Maroney Jr. The Legislative Assembly is considering a bill to strengthen the Right to Farm Act, the intention of which was to protect farmers from nuisance lawsuits brought by neighbors who object to noise and /or pollution generated during the vital work …

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EU ambassadors visit rural development projects in central province

* EU ambassadors visit rural development projects in central province Thu, March 3, 2022, 7:00 p.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. 03 March, Colombo: Ambassadors of the European Union (EU) and EU Member States residing in Sri Lanka traveled this week to Nuwara Eliya district in Central Province …

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Proposed new rules for carbon farming of exotic forests in the future

Forestry Minister Stuart Nash and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have released a public discussion paper that seeks input on ideas for better managing afforestation. “Climate change is a challenge that we cannot postpone. The government wants to encourage reforestation to help meet our climate change goals, offset carbon emissions …

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What’s the news today? | Thursday, February 24, 2022

Today’s roundup features the latest news from Russia and Ukraine, crop management news and recent developments in the spread of avian flu. Catch up here. Russia and Ukraine As President Biden and NATO allies respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with Kremlin sanctions, the people of Ukraine are trying to …

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Convoy divides rural community used as staging ground for illegal siege of Ottawa

The Township of Russell, a community 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa, proudly calls itself the “Third Best Place to Live in Canada” – a great honor considering its population is just 16,500. . But some residents feel the once tight-knit community is permanently divided by the convoy of far-right extremists …

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Rural development a priority in the new bill presented by the DTs

The Rural Independent Group have announced the introduction of their Planning and Development Bill 2022. The Bill aims to hold the government accountable for all actions taken under the Ireland 2040 project, the group said. Ensuring that rural areas are not forgotten when it comes to delivering key infrastructure projects …

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A grower ventures into farming through the backyards of the big city

Reading time: 4 minutes Reclaim Organics is a farm with an unusual trajectory – it has moved many times and existed both in town and in the countryside. Owner Ryan Mason grew up on a broiler chicken and grain farm near Pigeon Lake, but farming wasn’t his career focus when …

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NABARD launches JIVA to promote natural agriculture in its existing watershed and wadis programs

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Wednesday launched a program based on JIVA agroecology that will promote natural agriculture within its existing watershed and wadis programs in 11 states. “JIVA is the culmination of several projects under the Watershed Program…and will be implemented on our …

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Rural community in Armenia gets energy-efficient lighting system

January 26, 2022 – 15:38 AM PanARMENIAN.Net – A major infrastructure problem has been solved in Arpi, a locality located next to the Yerevan-Goris highway. Since 2018, Viva-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Properties (FPWC) have implemented several infrastructure development projects: the last stage of …

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Get risk-free government loans now to start a profitable business

Goat farming is slowly becoming a profitable business worldwide In addition to agriculture, a large part of the Indian population depends on livestock for their livelihood. Goat farming is one such profitable breeding business. To start a goat farming business, you will need a reasonable amount of money. Clients can …

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Forbes India – Rural Development: Community Ownership: Essential Step for Rural Empowerment

Community ownership promotes cooperation, coordination and collaboration among stakeholders and community members. Image: Shutterstock /> Almost two years ago, I visited Kavelawadi Thakurwadi, a remote village in Maharashtra. Many families had migrated to the cities for work and only 70 families still remained in the village. The inhabitants had gathered …

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Free book from the Fed aims to shine a light on effective rural development

If your winter reading list needs a little weight, the St. Louis Fed has just what you need: a 600-page volume showcasing investments in community development across rural America. The publication also offers a framework that the editors hope “can help more communities achieve shared economic prosperity.” The volume includes …

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What the budget can do to support agriculture, in five tables

In 2016, the BJP-led government set a target of doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022. An inter-ministerial committee set up to recommend strategies to achieve this goal highlighted seven sources of income growth , mainly focused on better farming practices and a change to non-agricultural occupations. Over time, the Center has …

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Defra and EA to provide ‘clear guidance’ on farming rules for water by spring

Defra and the Environment Agency (EA) have agreed to publish clear new guidance on the interpretation of the Agricultural Rules for Water (FRfW) for farmers by early spring. The pledge was made at a hearing of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee last week, which was attended by …

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Ten projects get $3.2m from WA government’s carbon generation scheme

Weelhamby Farm Manager Phil Logue, Wellhamby Project Founder and Investor David Martin and WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan. Photo: Weelhamby Project The Western Australian government pledged $3.2 million on Thursday as part of its Carbon Generation and Land Restoration Program, which aims to mitigate climate change through carbon …

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Rural economy put to the test again

Lower government spending, abundance issues such as record harvest and free grain distribution, unfavorable terms of trade for farmers, etc., could threaten rural growth By Sachchidanand Shukla A new threat in the form of Omicron now hangs over the economic trajectory of India, which has already weathered two devastating waves. …

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Agriculture is the heart of the rural community of NI – Poots

Agriculture is the heart of the rural community of Northern Ireland and action is needed to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain a viable, profitable and environmentally friendly food industry. This was the message of Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots, in his address to the Oxford Agricultural Conference 2022, …

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Ministers share different visions | Life on the farm

Minister Edwin Poots. Photograph by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Edwin Poots, Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for Northern Ireland, said their future agricultural policy proposals focused on environmentally friendly agriculture. “Improving our peatlands and hedges and allowing more tree planting are all key parts of how we …

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CPU acquires food and agricultural inputs for storm victims

The Chronicle Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Office Manager Mat SouthThe Gwanda District Civil Protection Unit secured tents, food, grain and agricultural inputs to assist 25 families in the district’s Matekenya village who were affected by a thunderstorm that hit the area the day after. Christmas. Heavy rains, accompanied by high winds, destroyed …

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Wastewater value? New technology makes pig farming more environmentally friendly

Anyone who lives in Okinawa, a subtropical island in Japan, has an idea of ​​the intensity of its pork industry. Farms have a significant effect on the economy and culture of the island. According to the Cabinet Office of Japan, in 2018, there were more than 225,000 pigs in Okinawa. …

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Farming and beavers could help each other in Scotland

AFTER MONTHS of discussion, legal argument, and deliberation, the judicial review verdict we delivered at Trees for Life on beaver management returned from Sessional Court. While we understand the verdict is not clear to everyone, this is an opportunity to look ahead and create an approach to beaver management in …

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Corporate agriculture: BoR Punjab sends policy document to cabinet – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab’s Board of Revenue (BoR) has forwarded a detailed enterprise agricultural policy to the provincial cabinet for approval, reliable sources said. Once the cabinet puts its seal on it, the BoR would lease large tracts of land to interested parties, they added. According to sources, cultivable land would …

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The Minister encourages responses to the draft green growth strategy

Minister Poots is pictured with (left to right) Chris Corken, Head of the Science, Engineering and Construction Department at Belfast Metropolitan College; Paul McCormack, Principal Partner of GenComm and Head of Innovation at Belfast Metropolitan College, and Eamon Kerr GenComm is an Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) funded project, which aims …

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How Tingo is using Agri-Fintech to change agriculture in Africa

Tingo is a unique next-generation agro-fintech company delivering, through Tingo Mobile in Nigeria, Tingo’s Device-as-a-Service model that provides customers with Personal Communications Services (“PCS”) using GSM technology for customers. subscribers that are designed to meet the needs of individual consumers. and businesses. Tingo Mobile has developed a complete Agri-Fintech and …

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Declining funding for conservation programs does not meet demand

“The long-term viability of farms and ranches depends on the sustainable health of soil and water resources,” says Anna Johnson, policy manager at the Center for Rural Affairs. “However, most conservation practices require an initial investment from farmers and ranchers, which can be a barrier to implementation.” Johnson recently published …

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Governor DeSantis announces $ 5 million in funding for rural community workforce programs

Governor Ron DeSantis Thursday morning announced the investment of more than $ 5 million in workplace training programs in rural Florida communities. DeSantis has awarded more than $ 3.1 million to Florida State College in Jacksonville (FSCJ) to establish the Nassau County Transportation Education Institute, a center for business conduct …

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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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Commercial agriculture with high value-added crops recommended to overcome post-graduation shocks

REZAUL KARIM | Posted: Dec. 14, 2021, 9:24 a.m. Boosting agricultural production and productivity and cultivating high-value, export-grade crops are seen as urgently needed to cushion possible external shocks to Bangladesh’s export trade in the post-LDC era. To this end, the researchers recommend that the government take steps to develop …

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30 Ways To Improve Your Credit Score Before And After The New Year

The end of another year inevitably comes with a period of introspection and reflection on the events that have touched and shaped our lives over the past 12 months. Without a doubt, 2021 has been another challenge for millions of households across Scotland and the rest of the UK due …

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Different agriculture for the future of people, the planet and farmers

Different agriculture for the future of people, the planet and farmers Phil Thompson, CEO of Balance the power, discusses the recent Glasgow summit on climate change, tiny profit margins, changing land use, and why he thinks it’s time to take a balanced approach in the quest for a carbon-free future. …

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Rural community groups struggle under weight to keep cities alive

“Without these services, their cities would wither and die. “ Although community organizations in rural and regional areas are the lifeblood of their communities, many find themselves without sufficient funding and resources and struggling to stay afloat after two years of near constant disruption, according to a news report. study. …

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Tingo, Inc. (IWBB) Seeks to Combine Business Success and Empowerment of Rural Communities

Tingo is an Africa-focused agro-fintech company that seeks to empower rural farming communities through the introduction of innovative farming solutions. In addition to generating returns for shareholders, the company has also sought to empower corporations and produce social uplift in the rural communities in which it operates. The company has …

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St Kevin’s receives £ 11,000 to start pollinator garden program in rural community

ST KEVIN’S College, Lisnaskea has received £ 11,000 as part of a brand new rural community pollinator grant program. The initiative, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and managed by the civic pride campaign “Live Here Love Here” is designed to empower community groups and …

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Agricultural Forum: Sustainable protection of agriculture in Leelanau | Business

To those of us who don’t farm, the vitality of Leelanau’s agricultural culture can seem as guaranteed as a beautiful sunset over Lake Michigan or as predictable as trees turning in the fall. Once you take a closer look, you realize that our agricultural heritage is the product of intentional …

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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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PEDi empowers small entrepreneurs, improves socio-economic status of rural community – PM

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob attends the soft launch of Keluarga Malaysia at the Angkasapuri Auditorium in Kuala Lumpur on October 8, 2021. – Photo Malay Mail BERA (November 21): The establishment of the Digital Economy Centers (PEDi) of Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian family) can help create and empower …

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PM: PEDi empowers small entrepreneurs and improves the socio-economic status of the rural community

BERA (November 21): The establishment of the Digital Economy Centers (PEDi) of Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian family) can help create and empower small entrepreneurs towards innovative and competitive digitization and improve socio-economic status of the population, especially the rural community, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Ismail Sabri added …

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How can agriculture contribute to UK net zero targets?

Posted: 8:00 a.m. 20 November 2021 William Hargreaves of Savills Suffolk explores how farmers and landowners can contribute to UK environmental goals. Recent COP26 climate talks have drawn everyone’s attention to reducing the global carbon footprint and the UK government has made it clear that it expects agriculture to contribute …

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What is a payday loan?

Payday loans provide a quick influx of money, but should be viewed as options of last resort. You could pay interest rates equivalent to 400% APR or more with payday loans. Alternatives include local nonprofits, churches, family members, and personal loans. Learn more about Personal Finance Insider loan coverage here. …

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Jobs and the rural economy are probably the priority of the new Minister of Agriculture

Reading time: 4 minutes Making rural Alberta an even bigger economic engine is a top priority for the province’s new Minister of Agriculture. Drumheller-Stettler MP Nate Horner was suddenly promoted on November 5 after his predecessor, Devin Dreeshen, resigned amid allegations of heavy drinking. The changing of the guard was …

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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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Check which banks offer goat breeding loans

Goats in the field Goat Farm Loan is a type of working capital loan used for the management and rearing of livestock. Goat Farming Business requires a certain amount to start. To meet working capital requirements and maintain healthy cash flow, customers can opt for goat farming offered by various …

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The future of American agriculture demands broadband

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Digital rhythm How can we provide the broadband that farmers need? For many farmers, the definition of sustainability incorporates the economic, environmental and social impacts of agriculture, a “triple bottom line”. Farmers think about the profitability of their operations, not only to support the farm from …

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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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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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What does it take to rejuvenate a declining rural community?

To thrive in the future, rural Australian communities must simultaneously build economic, social, cultural and creative capital, writes Matt Pfahlert, CEO of the Australian Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, who explains why social enterprise and community rejuvenation are essential. While many people dream of an idyllic life beyond the city lights, …

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A road to boost the rural economy through digital and road connectivity

India is a country where a large part of its population lives in rural areas, however, many of them are still isolated from the mainstream, with no benefit from the economic growth of the country. However, in recent years rural India has seen an increase in the number of Micro, …

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MNREGS can be a stimulus for the rural economy in the event of a pandemic

The disruption of demand induced by the pandemic and the resulting loss of jobs in manufacturing and services has resulted in a migration of workers from cities to villages. State governments are only now beginning to realize this pressure on rural households. Farm households have so far survived because one …

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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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State of the rural economy

In 2020-2021, when the Indian economy suffered its largest ever contraction of 7.3%, agriculture was the silver lining. The sector grew by 3.63%, which, although lower than the growth of 4.31% in 2019-2020, was still an important cushion for the overall economy. What are the prospects for the rural, agricultural …

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India’s rural economy in 2021 – Signs of recovery

In a country like India, with millions of inhabitants, the unemployment problem even becomes difficult to manage. People find it very difficult to find work and most of the time they have to settle for less than what they are qualified for. Therefore, a rural economy in any country is …

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‘Rural community 30 minutes’ – The next steps to level rural mobility

© Tim Lamper Giles Perkins, Head of Future Mobility at WSP, Presents and Presents New Report Highlighting Opportunities to Make Rural Communities More Connected Conversations about connectivity and mobility have until now generally been reserved for people living and working in densely populated cities and urban areas. From these discussions …

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How does the rural community of Teviston without running water

The only functioning well in the rural community of Teviston ruptured in early June, leaving more than 700 residents without running water. This story was originally published by CalMatters. This is how the water crisis in California is unfolding these days: The only functioning well in the rural community of …

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USDA invested $ 629,000 to improve rural community facilities and essential services in 5 communities

USDA invested $ 629,000 to improve rural community facilities and essential services in 5 communities. Acting United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)New York State Director Brian Murray today announced that USDA Rural Development is investing $ 629,000 in loans and grants in five rural New York communities to equip, rebuild …

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McAuliffe releases ‘Building a thriving rural economy’ plan

Published on Tuesday May. 4, 2021, 21:02 Join AFP’s more than 100,000 followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple podcast, Spotify and pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] Terry McAuliffe Terry McAuliffe today unveiled his new “Building a …

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TECHNOLOGY AND RURAL ECONOMY: Making life easier for rural consumers

Whether it’s better home appliances, smartphones, affordable finance, or farming tools, they want access to quality solutions to meet their needs. Radha and Gauri, from Alwar, Rajasthan, have been participating in government programs for 10 years to learn digital skills and save money, driven by concerns about their children’s future …

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The crisis in rural and community hospitals requires changes in strategy

Over the past year, headlines have focused on the toll Covid-19 is taking on healthcare workers, providers and, most importantly, patients. Behind the scenes, many health officials focused on another significant impact with potentially long-term consequences: Many hospitals and providers face significant operating losses as elective procedures and outpatient visits …

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Expansion of Charter will grow rural economy and present investment opportunity | New

Information provided by Charter Communications indicates that the company has received grants from the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund in 83 counties to provide services to more than 128,000 locations in North Carolina. The $ 142 million federal funding will be matched with about twice as much private funding in targeted …

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Clean Water in the Rural Community of Grande Saline

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – When most people today think of the Caribbean nation of Haiti, the first thing that often comes to mind is the devastating earthquake that rocked the island of Hispaniola in January 2010, killing hundreds of thousands and leaving many more in desperate need of medical care and …

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Survey of bankers shows gains in rural economy of 10 states | Nebraska News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The rural economy in parts of 10 plains and western states continues to grow, but rural bank CEOs say their biggest fears for the 2021 economy are excessive inflation and rates higher long-term interest rates, according to a new monthly banker survey. The overall Rural Mainstreet …

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10 forces that will shape the U.S. rural economy in 2021

The speed of the economic recovery will largely depend on the availability, diffusion and reach of COVID-19 vaccines, pushing the expected explosion in pent-up consumer demand in the second half of 2021, according to a full report CoBank Knowledge Exchange Division Outlook for the Year Report. “The coming year will …

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India’s rural economy poised to perform well, but concern persists

India’s rural economy, which has weathered a difficult few years due to low food prices and anemic wage growth, is expected to be the beacon of hope in an otherwise recessionary environment in 2020-21. . While higher production and improved food prices will help, the outlook for rural wages remains …

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How can digital technologies help rural farming communities?

COVID-19 has made us all dependent on digital technology, but we must ensure that the world’s poorest are not left behind. In particular, digital technologies can improve the lives of farmers and agricultural workers. Digital agriculture – where farmers use digital technologies to access useful information – could revolutionize the …

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Preserving farmland in Montana: 3 tools for rural community development – nonprofit news

Venture to the west [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons September 15, 2019; Shelterforce Montana may only be home to 1.06 million people, but according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, it has 58 million acres of farmland, more than any other state in the Union, in the except Texas. …

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