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Iowa Rural Development Council Announces 2022 Iowa Rural Summit | News

Iowans interested in issues vital to rural communities are invited to attend the 2022 Iowa Rural Summit, hosted by the Iowa Rural Development Council. The event will take place April 12-13 at the Gateway Hotel and Convention Center in Ames, Iowa. Communities are encouraged to enter teams of three, although …

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The best days are ahead for the rural economy

As a lifelong Hoosier, I grew up raising beef cattle on my family’s farm in Austin and have been involved in rural communities ever since. During my 20 years of service in the Indiana House of Representatives, I have been committed to creating better opportunities for rural Indiana through educational, …

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New Michigan Office of Rural Development announces chief

What is happening: Michigan’s Office of Rural Development was first announced earlier this year, the result of a Executive Directive that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released Jan. 4, 2022. Now the fledgling office has its head: Sarah Lucas, Michigan’s first deputy for rural development. Lucas was announced as an assistant on …

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Op-Ed Brighter days ahead for the rural economy

Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune)—Growing up on a family farm in West Tennessee, I remember my parents sharing with me the struggles to rise to the middle class. They had humble beginnings owning a small frame house before they could build a new house on the same property. This was accomplished …

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Comcast Invests $1 Million to Bring Broadband to Rural Community of Biola, California in Fresno County

Comcast Opens Three New Elevator Zones Offering Free Wi-Fi, Donates More Than $100,000 and 250 Free Laptops to Boost Digital Equity in the Region Livermore, CA –News Direct– Comcast CA Comcast today announced that it has invested $1 million to bring broadband to Biola, California, a rural community in Fresno …

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Better days are ahead for the rural economy – www.elizabethton.com

BY ARLISA ARMSTRONGGrowing up on a family farm in West Tennessee, I remember my parents sharing with me the struggles of rising to the middle class. They had humble beginnings owning a small frame house before they could build a new house on the same property. This was accomplished with …

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Lake Superior Community Partnership CEO Sarah Lucas Appointed Rural Development Assistant

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Michigan (WLUC) – Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) CEO Sarah Lucas was recently appointed to the new Michigan State Office of Rural Development, effective April 18. “While we are disappointed to see her leave the LSCP, we are delighted that Sarah is joining the Office of Rural Development, …

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Accelecom and The Center for Rural Development creates partnership

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Accelecom and The Center for Rural Development (CRD) have teamed up to bring new fiber-optic infrastructure to the CRD’s 45 county region. As the exclusive partner with the KentuckyWired network, Accelecom has been busy investing and expanding fiber within the region for local business use and facilitating …

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Red Tractor ‘fails to regulate’ pesticide use for UK supermarket produce | Agriculture

The Red Tractor scheme, used to mark food produced to a ‘high standard’, fails to regulate the use of pesticides on farms, according to a report. As the largest agricultural and food assurance scheme in the UK, which certifies around 50,000 farmers, Red Tractor is responsible for ensuring compliance with …

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Better days ahead for the rural economy | Local News

As a lifelong Hoosier, I grew up raising beef cattle on my family’s farm in Austin and have been involved in rural communities ever since. During my 20 years of service in the Indiana House of Representatives, I have been committed to creating better opportunities for rural Indiana through educational, …

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The Minister celebrates the success of his rural development program in Newry, Morne and Down

Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots MLA attended an event at Killeavy Castle in Newry to celebrate the success of the Morne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership in delivering his country’s rural development ‘LEADER’ program ministry. Minister Poots is pictured with (left to right) Councilor Cathy Mason, Chair of Newry, …

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Column: Brighter days ahead for South Carolina’s rural economy

GLOVER Having spent most of my life in and around rural communities, I know firsthand the challenges of rural growth. My parents, who were both educators, left their school every day to come home to take care of our small family farm, because they loved the land; and they understood …

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The Salvation Army of the Shoals organizes a gift for rural residents in need | News

As inflation and record gas prices continue to plague people everywhere, an organization is working to ensure no city is left behind. The Shoals Salvation Army wants to make sure that small towns with limited resources get the help they need during tough economic times. This work includes the Sacks …

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Better days are ahead for the rural economy – Lowndes Signal

Tribune of Nivory Gordon, Alabama State Manager, USDA Rural Development Growing up on my family’s farm in Wilcox County, Alabama, I witnessed first-hand many of the challenges faced by families living in rural communities across the state. We had no public access to water in the eastern part of the …

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The best days are ahead for the rural economy – The Greenville Advocate

Grandstand of Nivory Gordon, Alabama State Director USDA Rural Development Growing up on my family’s farm in Wilcox County, Alabama, I witnessed first-hand many of the challenges faced by families living in rural communities across the state. We had no public access to water in the eastern part of the …

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Pembrokeshire project brings superfast fiber speeds to rural community

A farming family in Ambleston, who were told fast broadband would never reach their home, are now enjoying superfast fiber speeds, thanks to a pioneering project in Pembrokeshire. The remote location of Anne and Richard James’ cattle farm caused previous engineers to be told they could not accommodate anything but …

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USDA Secretary Speaks to Students and Faculty on Rural Development

On March 4, Cornellians gathered at Stocking Hall to hear from U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small, who discussed the initiatives she has spearheaded to foster the development of rural communities. Americans. A New Mexico native and granddaughter of Mexican immigrants employed as farmhands, Torres …

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Representative Axne votes to create American jobs, increase rural development and provide support for Ukraine

Today, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues to pass the omnibus appropriations package for fiscal year 2022, fully funding the government until September 30, 2022. Legislation passed by the House tonight includes nearly $1 billion for rural broadband expansion, $1.45 billion for rural water …

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Broadband focus of House ag rural development hearing

When the House Agriculture Commodities, Trade and Credit Subcommittee held a hearing on rural development today, members primarily questioned the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Development rural, Xochitl Torres Small, on broadband issues. In his opening statement, Torres Small said rural development programs — including delivering high-speed Internet service to …

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Russian conflict and impact on food, agriculture

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has disrupted global commodity markets. It now threatens to drive up farming costs and skyrocket food prices. Food inflation in India could therefore soon enter double-digit territory. Mint examines the impact. How will the conflict affect India? The war in the Black Sea region, which is …

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Local Perspective: Better days are well and truly ahead for the rural economy | Columnists

Kate Bolz I agree with President Biden, America’s best days are ahead of us, especially for people in rural Nebraska. The Farm to Family grocery store in Hay Springs is stocked with fresh produce and meat from local and regional producers. It has a grocery store and energy efficient coolers …

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Ministry of Rural Development partners with NIESBUD for village-level entrepreneurship program

NEW DELHI : The Union Department of Rural Development (MoRD) and the National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a sustainable model for promoting rural development. grassroots entrepreneurship by initiating the “start-up village entrepreneurship program” (SVEP). NIESBUD is an …

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NABARD engaged in rural development, empowerment of women: Dr Chintala

NABARD President reviews development projects in Patamada, Nimdih Mail news service Jamshedpur/Seraikela, March 4: NABARD Chairman, Dr. GR Chintala on Friday visited several villages in Patamada, Seraikela and Kharsawan to review the implementation of various development projects. He also witnessed the distribution of bank loans worth Rs. 10.69 crore among …

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DAY-NRLM of the Ministry of Rural Development and the World Bank organize a learning event on how to integrate ultra-poor women into government programs | Odisha News | Latest news from Odisha

New Delhi: The Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) of the Ministry of Rural Development and the World Bank organized a virtual learning event on February 24, 2022 on how to include ultra-poor women in Mission programs. The learning session included presentations by BRAC and BOMA, organizations that have …

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Upgrading must do more to embrace the potential of agriculture and the rural economy – Anne McIntosh

To what extent has agriculture been overlooked by the Leveling Up white paper? Former Thirsk and Malton MP Anne McIntosh pops the question. For sharecroppers, common land and pastoralist rights are particularly vexing and seem to fall into the ‘too difficult to manage’ box of the Department for Environment, Food …

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Southern NJ Development Council Vice President Asselta Named State Director for Rural Development

Jane Asselta, vice president of the Southern New Jersey Development Council, has been named New Jersey State Director for Rural Development, a mission area within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, by the administration of President Joe Biden. USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants to expand economic opportunities and create …

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Kikwete: Adopt technology to develop rural agriculture

By Josephine Christophe Dar es Salaam. Retired President Jakaya Kikwete said limited access to modern technology, as well as little adoption and absorption of technology, are among the major challenges hampering the transformation of rural agriculture. He said these – coupled with the unavailability of important facilities such as markets …

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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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Rural economy holds huge potential for economic growth: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development, Shri Giriraj Singh, reviewed the progress made in strengthening decentralized participatory democracy through the Gram Sabha, the SVAMITVA program and the role of States in localizing the Sustainable Development Goals through the institutions of the Panchayati Raj under his Samvaad Karyakram with …

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E-commerce boosts rural development – Xinhua English.news.cn

JIN DING/CHINA DAILY China has attached great importance to the digital economy in rural development in recent years, issuing a series of policies to support the development of the digital economy in rural areas. The penetration of digital technology in agriculture and its use to boost rural development, accelerating the …

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Strengthening the rural economy special government priority: CM

Holds a direct dialogue with the popular masses in Sahebganj Chief Minister Hemant Soren said today that a strong rural economy is very important for the overall development of the state. In such a situation, the government places particular emphasis on the rehabilitation of rural areas. In direct interaction with …

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J&K’s rural economy boosted by dairy sector reforms

With the aim of doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022 while also focusing on improving the socio-economic status of the people, the government is working on several dairy development programs in Jammu and Kashmir to boost the rural economy and improve livelihoods.Being an agrarian region, the agricultural sector contributes 16.18% to …

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Transforming J&K: changing the contours of J&K’s rural economy through the dairy sector

With the aim of doubling farmers’ incomes by 2022 while also focusing on improving the socio-economic condition of the people, the government is working on several dairy development programs in Jammu and Kashmir to boost the rural economy and improve livelihoods. Being an agrarian region, the agricultural sector contributes 16.18% …

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No Zip Code Left Behind: How Michigan’s New Office of Rural Development Could Impact Northern Michigan

On New Year’s Day, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order creating the state’s first-ever Office of Rural Development (ORD). As part of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), ORD “will focus on all rural matters, provide advice on pressing issues in rural Michigan, and offer insight …

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Annual action plans of various Rural Development Department programs approved

Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today advocated for strengthening democracy at the local level by urging the proactive role of gram panchayats in development activities and doubling down on development initiatives, taking advantage of the immense resources under various programs. of the central government. While emphasizing progress in rural …

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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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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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Ministry of Rural Development has received a list of 80% of the infrastructure affected by the floods, according to the Minister | Malaysia

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (right) after a meeting with KPLB agency directors in Muar, Johor on February 15, 2022. – Bernama pic MUAR, Feb. 15 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) has received about 80% of the list of houses, roads and public facilities affected by …

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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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USDA Rural Development Participates in Tabor City Schools Groundbreaking

Rural Development A $28 million investment in Columbus County schools will benefit generations of students. Photo: (Rob Lerns/USDARD) (TABOR CITY, NC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today at a K-8 school site. Rural Development is investing $28 million to help build …

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USDA Invests Millions to Support Kansas Businesses to Strengthen Rural Economy | News

TOPEKA – The United States Department of Agriculture Acting State Director for Kansas Rural Development Dan Fischer today announced that the Department is investing $2.77 million in grants to help rural businesses in 12 Kansas communities. “The USDA is committed to helping rural agricultural businesses grow and diversify their products,” …

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Greenfield Brings Rural Development Message to Monroe County | News

New USDA Iowa Rural Development Director Theresa Greenfield traveled to Albia Dec. 14 to meet with local office staff. Greenfield was named the new state director by the Biden administration on Nov. 29 and has visited all USDA field offices in the state since then. Greenfield said she was delighted …

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Brown announces over $32 million for rural development in Knox, Richland Counties

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Community Facilities Loan and Grant Program has awarded a total of $32,702,000 to three communities in Knox and Richland counties. “This federal funding makes critical investments in improving our state’s …

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Infrastructure funds granted for rural development in WV

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will fund nine organizations in West Virginia through community facility grants. The funds will be used to improve community infrastructure in rural areas of West Virginia, including Barbour County in North Central West Virginia. Grant applications are accepted throughout the year and …

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Nearly 5,000 rural development projects inaugurated

TEHRAN – A total of 4,959 development and service projects have been launched in rural areas of the country by the Municipal and Village Government Organization. The projects were inaugurated on the occasion of the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution which is celebrated every year from February 1 to 11, …

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Ron Kind: Westby Cooperative Creamery Receives USDA Rural Development Funding | News

On Feb. 3, Rep. Ron Kind announced that more than $1 million is on its way to Wisconsin’s third congressional district to support local businesses, strengthen rural economies, and create well-paying jobs through department investments. American Agriculture. “I’m thrilled to see over $1 million in investment in Wisconsin’s third congressional …

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A recipe for deepening the distress of the rural economy

The general consensus on the state of the Indian economy can be summarized as follows: the economy was in a deep crisis even before the disruption caused by the pandemic. Second, the crisis is not due to supply constraints but to insufficient demand, especially in the rural economy. Recent evidence …

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PNG PM Marape says his government is committed to rural development

PNG Prime Minister James Marape said his government is committed to rural development across Papua New Guinea. He said this at Ponowi Village in Ialibu, Southern Highlands on Friday, January 28, 2022, during the inauguration of Siwi Utame Agro Technical High School and Siwi Utame Loop Road. PNG PM Marape …

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USDA Rural Development invests in rural Ohio – Ohio Ag Net

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Jewel Bronaugh announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to build and improve essential community facilities in 48 states, Puerto Rico and Guam. This infrastructure funding will increase access to health care, education and public safety while stimulating community development and …

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USDA Rural Development Kansas Highlights Year of Achievement – ​​Dodge City Daily Globe

Vincent Marshall Dodge City Globe Led by Acting State Director Dan Fischer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Kansas highlighted 2021 accomplishments to help rural Kansas residents and businesses access housing, health care, economic development and other essential services. “USDA Rural Development Kansas has had a very successful …

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USDA Announces Appointment of Glenn Pauley as State Director of Rural Development in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (News Release) – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint Glenn Pauley to serve as state director of rural development (RD) in Wyoming. This announcement includes the appointment of additional Farm Service Agency (FSA) positions across the country. “As we work to build a better America …

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Southern Tier to get over $7 million for rural community improvements

(WETM) – The Southern Tier is set to receive millions in grants and loans from the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA announced Jan. 26 that it would invest more than $1 billion to “build and improve essential community facilities” in 48 states. The ministry said the money will …

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Expansion of fiber industries supported by the Rural Development Fund

Fiber Industries says its expansion includes increased capacity through the restoration and modernization of production lines, state-of-the-art control systems and increased warehouse space. The company plans to complete the expansion project in early 2023 and create more than 50 new jobs. The South Carolina Economic Development Coordinating Council approved job …

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Feature: Rural Community Advantage 30 Minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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President Biden endorses state director for rural development in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — President Biden has approved the appointment of Rudy Soto to serve as USDA’s state director of rural development in Idaho. Several other regional appointments have also been announced, including the State Executive Director of the Agricultural Services Agency for Gem State. “As we work to build …

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Feature: The benefit of rural community 30 minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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Reviews | Agriculture, rural development for inclusive growth

Josef Kefas Sheehama The agriculture sector is one of the critical segments of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth. Therefore, it remains the backbone for sustained economic growth, to provide quality livelihoods and a high standard of living for the people. Despite the growth in …

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“Greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for internally displaced people and address food shortages”

An official from the Commodity Development Department of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Rufus Durodoye, said greenhouse agriculture can create jobs for displaced people and refugees, and enhance food security in the country. Nigeria. He said this during an online presentation on Journalist go Organic, a pan-African movement, …

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Government must do more for rural development, says Phillips | News

MILLE GULLY, Manchester: Manchester North Western MP Mikael Phillips is calling on the government to boost rural development not just by creating schemes but by providing the resources needed for sustainability. He indicated that among the needs for water, improved road surfaces and electricity in rural areas, access to consistent …

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Bankers survey: rural economy remains strong in 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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Opinion – Agriculture and rural development are necessary for inclusive growth

Josef Kefas Sheehama The agriculture sector is one of the critical segments of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth. Therefore, it remains the backbone for sustained economic growth to provide quality livelihoods and a high standard of living for the people. Despite the growth in …

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Bankers Survey: Rural Economy Remains Strong in 10 States | Economic news

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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Bankers Survey: Rural economy remains strong in 10 states | Illinois News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy of rural areas in 10 Plains and western states remains strong, according to a new monthly survey of bankers in the region released Thursday, but those bankers said they are increasingly concerned about the rising costs associated with operating farms. The Rural Main Street …

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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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Launch of IFAD’s China Rural Development Report – advocating for food systems transformation for rural prosperity

– The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in collaboration with the China Agricultural Policy Center at Peking University, today launched the IFAD Rural Development Report 2021, during a virtual event. The 2021 flagship report focuses on transforming food systems for rural prosperity. It describes global issues that affect the …

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Insecurity: Borno plans large-scale irrigated agriculture

Posted January 15, 2022 Following the gradual return of peace to parts of Borno State after more than a decade of insurgency, the state government embarked on massive irrigated agriculture to boost agricultural activities in 25 areas of local state government. State Governor Prof. Babagana Zulum during an inspection visit …

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Development Ministry Aims to Accelerate Rural Projects This Year, Minister Says | Malaysia

Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid speaks to cleaning staff after delivering his New Year term at the ministry in Putrajaya, January 14, 2022. – Bernama pic PUTRAJAYA, Jan. 14 – The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) aims to fast-track every development project in rural areas this year, its …

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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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Startups can help India’s rural economy go digital: Piyush Goyal

Union Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday called on startups to help micro-entrepreneurs in rural areas leverage technology to grow their businesses and encourage farmers, weavers and artisans to use digital platforms to sell their products. “Startups will help India transition from an assembly economy, …

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Startups can help rural economy go digital: Piyush Goyal

Homepage ” General” Business ” Startups can help rural economy go digital: Piyush Goyal Posted By: Gopi January 12, 2022 New Delhi, January 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) Union Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday called on startups to help micro-entrepreneurs in rural areas leverage technology to grow their businesses and …

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rural economy: industry is optimistic about sentiment of rural economy: CII

The Rural Business Confidence Index for October 2021 stood at 63.9 thanks to improved rural credit, leading the industry to be bullish and optimistic about sentiment in the rural economy, said the Confederation of Indian Industry in its first rural business confidence index developed in partnership with CRIF High. Brand. …

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Has the pandemic helped revive the rural economy?

The pandemic may in fact have led to reverse migration, although the jury is still out on whether there is a positive impact on rural demand and growth. The number of very small business loans has increased by 100% since the pandemic (fiscal years 19-21), while personal loans have increased …

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Turkish agronomist teaches hunger-stricken Malawians about agriculture

Ece ÇELİK – ISTANBUL As part of a project to train African villagers at risk of famine in farming practices, a Turkish agronomist spent days in Malawi teaching locals what to plant for food. class = “cf”> “You know the famous saying, ‘Give a man a fish and you feed …

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Promote low-carbon agriculture and protect the environment

Posted: Jan 11, 2022 1:30 PM Prize of the agri-environmental program on climate change. More than 600 rural businesses with projects that protect the environment and mitigate the impact of climate change will share £ 30million from the latest round of the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) 2021. AECS was launched …

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Let Women Connect Agriculture to Nature’s Laboratory – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Veena ParmarDuring the conclave on natural agriculture on December 22, 2021 in Anand, Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi said the time had come to correct the mistakes of the past before they became gangrene, adding that it was urgent to remove agriculture chemical and physical labs and connect it. with the …

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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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Too much meat? Spain’s factory farming debate creates beef

Published on: 09/01/2022 – 14:34 Madrid (AFP) – Debate over the environmental impact of Spain’s huge factory farming sector is intensifying in the country, Europe’s largest meat consumer, and dividing its ruling coalition. In an interview published in the British daily The Guardian, the Minister of the Consumption Alberto Garzon …

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Whitmer establishes new rural development office

Governor Gretchen Whitmer hosted a virtual panel discussion to highlight her latest executive directive establishing the Office of Rural Development within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). The panel discussion included MDARD Director Gary McDowell, Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Quentin L. Messer, Jr., and several key …

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Whitmer establishes Office of Rural Development | News, Sports, Jobs

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed an executive directive establishing the Office of Rural Development within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The Office of Rural Development will focus on all rural matters, providing advice on pressing issues in rural Michigan “Rural Michigan is a fundamental …

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Missouri plans rural development program in Georgia

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new bill from Sen. Justin brun would provide additional incentives to investors contributing to rural Missouri companies if it is adopted by the legislature. brown SB 675 – considered the Missouri Rural Workforce Development Act – would provide an incentive for those who invest in …

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Michigan’s new rural development office created to increase opportunities for rural communities

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed a new executive directive establishing the Office of Rural Development. The new office, within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), will advise organizations on how best to help rural areas. The Rural Development Office will work on …

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Training plan improves career prospects for women in agriculture

MORE women and girls living and working in Scottish agriculture will be able to apply for funding for courses to develop their skills in 2022. Eligible courses include support to obtain tractor and trailer driving certificates or help with training sheepdogs. The Practical Training Fund, which was launched last year …

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West Wales tech project advances agriculture

A WEST Wales project is underway to help farming communities become more efficient using the latest farming technologies. The Innovation and Technology Project, based at the Coleg Sir Gâr agricultural campus in Gelli Aur and funded by the Carmarthenshire County Council Leader program, houses project manager Rhys Jones who runs …

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Biden Appoints Sarah Waring Director of Rural Development for USDA in Vermont, New Hampshire | Community-News

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden appointed Sarah Waring to a major state leadership post on Wednesday. She will serve as state director of rural development in Vermont and New Hampshire, a title under the aegis of the United States Department of Agriculture. Waring replaces interim director of state Cheryl Ducharme, …

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Pailin authorities urge the Ministry of Rural Development to implement a rural water sanitation project

The Provincial Director of Rural Water Supply, Health and Sanitation and Governor of Pailin Province encouraged the Department of Rural Development to continue its efforts to implement activities in the field of rural development. rural water and sanitation for all in 2023. Pailin Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Provincial …

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Biden Appoints Sarah Waring Director of Rural Development for USDA in Vermont, New Hampshire | Community news

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden appointed Sarah Waring to a major state leadership post on Wednesday. She will serve as state director of rural development in Vermont and New Hampshire, a title under the aegis of the United States Department of Agriculture. Waring replaces interim director of state Cheryl Ducharme, …

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Why this rebellious rural community in northeastern Spain is fighting against wind farms

Vicente’s parents are no longer alive, but in the small stone town of Calaceite on a secluded Aragonese hill, he still remembers their stories very well. Vicente is 83 years old. He remembers how they spoke of the Spanish Civil War, of the fascists in green uniforms, of the militia, …

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Dayak community leaders want rural development promise to come true

Dato Bernard Agan Assan KUCHING (December 29): The state government must ensure that the promise of development in rural areas comes true. This was expressed by Dayak community leaders interviewed by The Borneo Post here yesterday. Kuching’s Iban Temenggung, Dato Bernard Agan Assan, said he was happy that the long-awaited …

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3 big things today, December 27, 2021

1. Soybeans and grains jump in the night trade Soybean and corn futures surged in trading overnight in the first session after the Christmas break amid concerns over the South American crops. Dry weather in Brazil and Argentina has raised concerns over soybeans and corn in South American countries. Weekend …

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Rural Iowa Economy Continues to Grow With High Farmland Prices

Rural Iowa’s economy continued to grow in December behind the continued strengthening in the value of farmland, according to a monthly survey of rural bankers. According to Creighton University Rural Main Street Index, the Iowa index improved this month to 71.4 from 70.9 in November. A major factor in this …

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One million jobs thanks to the presidential rural development program

The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, senior reporterTHE Presidential Rural Development Program, launched by President Mnangagwa in Jinjika village, Makorokoro region of Mangwe district, South Matabeleland, is expected to generate nearly one million jobs over the next two years and spur growth economic in rural areas. The program, which was launched last …

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The 9th modification of the rural development program was approved by the ATHENS Commission 9,84

The “green light” to the 9th amendment of the Rural Development Program (RDP) 2014-2020 has been given by the European Commission through which the additional resources for the transitional period 2021-2022 amounting to more than 2 billion euros are committed in terms of public expenditure (1.6 billion community participation). As …

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The Fiji Times »A Bright Future for Agriculture

Fijian exports of fresh and chilled agricultural products topped $ 100 million in 2020, Agriculture Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy said. During a three-day visit to Taveuni recently, he said this was an indication of the continued growth of the agricultural sector. According to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture, …

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Theresa Greenfield talks rural development in Osky | Iowa News

OSKALOOSA – With millions of dollars recently spent on rural development programs, Iowa State Director of Rural Development at the United States Department of Agriculture Theresa Greenfield is encouraging communities in Iowa consider partnerships with USDA for project funding. “From fire trucks to single-family homes to business sector loans to …

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Stigma still surrounds mental health, say Iowa farmers

Seeking help with mental illness has always been associated with stigma, especially in small towns and rural areas where everyone knows each other’s affairs. Those who might benefit from therapy or other treatment may be reluctant to get it if others might find out. Although there have been many efforts …

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Relaunching oxcart races to boost rural economy: Maharshtra Minister Sunil Kedar | Nagpur News

NAGPUR: Maharashtra’s Livestock Minister Sunil Kedar on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to lift the ban on oxcart racing, saying it would significantly boost the rural economy. The Supreme Court’s decision was celebrated by farmers distributing sweets in rural areas of the region. In Nagpur district, these races were …

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Bankers say rural economy remains strong in 10 states | Nebraska News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy remains strong in rural areas of 10 plains and western states, but some of the bankers polled this month said they were concerned about the impact of inflation on Farmers. The region’s overall index slipped from November’s 67.7, but the report released on Thursday …

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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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