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USDA Rural Development Welcomes Rhiannon Hampson as Maine State Director

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

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

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

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Findhorn Bay Arts wins Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy Rural Creative Award

Kresanna Aigner (center), Grace Green (right) and Jenna Brown (left) with the SHIRE Prize from Findhorn Bay Arts. A FORRES-based company won a Highlands and Scottish Isles Rural Economy (SHIRE) award for their community work. Findhorn Bay Arts (FBA) was named winner in the ‘Rural Creative’ category in an online …

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USDA Opens 2022 Listing For Dairy Margin Coverage

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s continued efforts to support dairy farmers and rural communities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) opened enrollment in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and extended the program to enable dairy producers to better protect their operations. by registering an additional production. This …

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The government of Jharkhand is developing a roadmap for strengthening the rural economy: CM

Foundation stones for rice mills on December 29, 11 lakh get assets Ranchi, December 10: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said on Friday that strengthening the state’s rural landscape and economy was his government’s top priority. To this end, the state government was implementing plans after solid homework with the …

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Black farm incubator seeks to bring racial equity back to farming in eastern North Carolina :: WRAL.com

By Keenan Willard, WRAL Eastern North Carolina reporter Pinetops, North Carolina – Black farmers have lost 90% of their land in the United States over the past century, according to a report by Modern Farmer magazine, so a farm in Edgecombe County is trying to bring racial equity back to …

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Baldwin County farming families attempt to preserve their way of life as area grows

Baldwin County is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. It is also considered the fastest growing county in Alabama. Data from the 2020 U.S. Census shows that Baldwin’s population has jumped more than twenty-seven percent since 2010. That means more than two hundred additional residents inhabit …

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Temporary on-farm campsites inject £ 25million into rural economy

Temporary campsites set up on farms have given a boost to Britain’s rural economy, but many companies fear that authorized development rights will soon be canceled. Temporary on-farm campsites across the UK have generated more than £ 25million in the past twelve months, according to figures from Pitchup.com. And it …

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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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INTERVIEW | Agriculture has become a lucrative profession: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

Through Express news service From the Gauthan ploy to the claims of soft Hindutva, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on a wide range of issues with The New Indian Express group’s editorial director, Prabhu Chawla, at the Kisan and Kisan summit. the award ceremony held in Raipur. You have …

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USDA Creates $ 400 Million Local Food Program

To strengthen the resilience of the food system, the Department of Agriculture on Monday announced it would provide up to $ 400 million to state and tribal governments to purchase locally grown food for emergency food aid. The goal of the Local Food Purchase Assistance Program is to buy food …

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

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

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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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How a Facebook group injected thousands of dollars into the rural economy

In October 2019, Buy from a bush business was launched as an Instagram hashtag to encourage more people to buy from rural businesses during the horrific drought that rocked parts of Australia. Almost two years later, the tiny hashtag has grown into a huge community with over 340,000 members and …

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It’s up to us to create the future of the rural economy with Harper Macleod

Chris Kerr, Senior Partner for Highlands, Islands & Moray, Harper Macloed LLP. Chris Kerr is a partner at Harper Macleod and leads the firm’s rural economy team. Here he reflects on some of the key themes that emerged from the recent Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy Conference and Awards …

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The future of the rural economy is ours to create with Harper Macleod

Chris Kerr, Senior Partner for Highlands, Islands & Moray, Harper Macloed LLP. Chris Kerr is a partner at Harper Macleod and leads the firm’s rural economy team. Here he reflects on some of the main themes that emerged from the recent Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy Conference and Awards …

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How a Facebook group injected millions of dollars into the rural economy

In October 2019, Buy bush was launched as an Instagram hashtag to encourage more people to buy from rural businesses during the horrific drought that rocked parts of Australia. Almost two years later, the tiny hashtag has grown into a huge community with over 340,000 members and has helped rural …

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Global Indoor Agriculture Market Report 2021: Focus on Greenhouses, Indoor Vertical Farms, Container Farms, Indoor Deep Water Cultivation – Forecast to 2026

Dublin, November 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Indoor Agriculture Market – Global Opportunity and Forecast to 2026” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global indoor agriculture market has grown at a CAGR of around 12% during the period 2015-2020. Looking ahead, the market is expected to show …

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SNAP spending and the rural economy | Opinion

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, is often misunderstood as favoring urban residents over rural ones. Formerly known as food stamps, a new study analyzing this program shows that the opposite may be true. SNAP makes nutrition assistance payments to 1 in 8 Americans every month. About 16% of …

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Williamsburg County Included in US $ 222 Million Rural Community Infrastructure Investment | News

Projects include $ 3.7 million for rural health care, food security and emergency response services in South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina, November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million …

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Warner and Kaine announce $ 5.4 million for rural community infrastructure

Posted on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 9:39 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© josephsjacobs – stock.adobe.com) US Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine …

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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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SNAP spending and the rural economy | News, Sports, Jobs

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, is often misunderstood as favoring urban residents over rural ones. Formerly known as food stamps, a new study analyzing this program shows that the opposite may be true. SNAP makes nutritional assistance payments to one in eight Americans every month. About 16% of …

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USDA Invests $ 222 Million in Rural Community Infrastructure to Help People in 44 States, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small announced today that USDA invests $ 222 million to build and improve critical community facilities (PDF, 729 KB) in 44 states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico. This community infrastructure funding will …

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Welsh Labor to work with Plaid on key agricultural policies

Welsh Labor and Plaid Cymru have agreed to work together over the next three years on key policies affecting rural areas, including agricultural payments and agricultural pollution. The two sides will cooperate on 46 policies where there is a common interest, including second homes, the Welsh language and the post-Brexit …

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Rural development wants rural areas prepared for disasters | New

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

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How 5G will improve smart and precision farming in Australia

Over the next decade, 5G will play a pivotal role in smart and precision farming, which promises to be the key to maximizing resources and improving production. As the next generation of mobile technology, 5G was designed to meet the continued growth in demand for data and connectivity from industries, …

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Government should back UK agricultural standards in global market, says Welby

THE government must work with farmers to encourage good trade deals that preserve UK export standards, the Archbishop of Canterbury said. Archbishop Welby was delivering the annual Lord Henry Plumb lecture at the National Farmers Union (NFU) on Monday evening. The NFU represents 48,000 agricultural businesses across the country. “In …

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USDA invests over $ 1 million in rural community infrastructure to improve Missouri Ozark Radio News

Projects will benefit over 25,000 people in rural Missouri WILLARD, MO, November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDAMissouri Acting State Director of Rural Development Dr. Clark Thomas announced that $ 1,116,490 is being invested in nine statewide projects to improve essential community services and infrastructure in Missouri …

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Lincoln Lutheran Peace Church opens pantry to help rural community

What was originally a kitchen has now turned into a pantry. The Lincoln Lutheran Peace Church had a vision to start a pantry six years ago. They finally opened up their pantry and call it Lincoln, ND Community Cupboard. “We saw a need for food distribution for needy families in …

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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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Q&A: Rich Ansell, VP of Marketing for Mahindra Automotive

At a ranch in New Mexico, Mahindra Automotive vice president of marketing Rich Ansell sat down to provide an overview of the company’s work to bring the Roxor to farming. Mahindra is targeting farmers and ranchers looking for a simple and durable work vehicle with its recent relaunch of this …

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USDA invests $ 222 million in rural community infrastructure to help people in 44 states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico

Projects include $ 132 million for rural health care, food security and emergency response services WILLARD, Monday November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million to build and improve …

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Accelerated rural development takes shape

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

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Survey shows continued growth of rural economy in November

OMAHA, Neb. – Economy in rural areas of 10 plains and western states remains on the rise, but confidence in the future of the economy continues to decline, new monthly survey of area bankers released Thursday. Rural Mainstreet’s overall economic index rose in November to 67.7 from 66.1 in October. …

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Ireland to host OECD Rural Development Conference

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

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Ireland to host major international rural development conference in 2022

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

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National conference on the impact of LEADER on rural development

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

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Government invests in twentieth rural community center

The government is supporting rural communities in New Zealand by investing in a growing number of rural community centers, said Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor. “These hubs are an important part of the work we do alongside rural New Zealand, supporting local efforts on the ground to ensure communities are …

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Milestone as government invests in twentieth rural community center

The government is supporting rural communities in New Zealand by investing in a growing number of rural community centers, said Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor. “These hubs are an important part of the work we do alongside rural New Zealand, supporting local efforts on the ground to ensure communities are …

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Rural development can be sustainable

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

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Governor Ishaku reaffirms commitment to rural development – The Sun Nigeria

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

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Rural development wants rural areas prepared for disasters | Local News

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

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Some $ 450 million allocated to rural development projects

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

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Illinois Rural Development offers a guide to accessing program funds

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

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

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

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Zimbabwe: Value-added plants key to rural development

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

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

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

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Creating wealth through rural development

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

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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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Rural Nebraska Economy Grows, Survey Finds | Nebraska

(The Center Square) – The economy is doing well in the agricultural belt, including Nebraska, according to a recent poll. Low interest rates, growing agricultural exports and high grain prices are all contributing to growth in rural areas of 10 plains and western states, according to a new monthly survey …

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Nebraska’s rural economy growing, survey finds | Nebraska

(The Center Square) – The economy is doing well in the agricultural belt, including Nebraska, according to a recent survey. Low interest rates, growing agricultural exports and high grain prices are all contributing to growth in rural areas of 10 Plains and Western states, according to a new monthly survey …

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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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Restarting agriculture could lay seeds of prosperity in poor and food insecure regions – ScienceDaily

Agricultural experts from the Australian National University (ANU) have partnered with government agencies and NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa to improve irrigation systems and boost agricultural production. Researchers’ work improves food security, reduces water wastage and lifts people out of poverty. “This simple restart of irrigation systems made up of small …

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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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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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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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rural economy: COVID-19 exposes impact of dichotomy in urban-rural economy

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a profound structural change in the Indian economy. During its first wave, India’s rural economy demonstrated extraordinary resilience to the effects of the pandemic, in stark contrast to the situation facing its urban counterpart; and it soon became evident that a …

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Joyce proposes bipartisan bill to increase investment in rural communities

US Representative Dave Joyce (R-OH) sponsored a bipartisan bill on October 8 to incentivize capital investment in rural American communities. “Small businesses are the lifeline of Buckeye’s economy, employing more than 2.2 million Ohioans,” said Representative Joyce. “Unfortunately, small businesses located in rural areas of our state face unique challenges …

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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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BHOPAL: The SVAMITVA Yojana, a program to establish clear ownership of property in rural areas, has strengthened the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, the prime minister said on Wednesday Narendra Modi. Practically addressing a function in …

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SVAMITVA Yojna has strengthened the strength of the rural economy, to be implemented at the national level: PM Modi

SVAMITVA Yojna, a program to establish clear ownership of property, has strengthened the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Practically speaking to a function in the Harda district of Madhya …

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PM Modi: Svamitva Yojna has strengthened the strength of the rural economy, to be implemented at the national level | India News

BHOPAL: The Svamitva Yojna, a program to establish clear ownership of property, has strengthened the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Practically speaking to a function in the Harda district …

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SVAMITVA Yojna Strengthening the strength of the rural economy to be implemented at the national level PM Modi

SVAMITVA Yojna, a program to establish clear ownership of property, has bolstered the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Practically speaking to a function in the Harda district of Madhya …

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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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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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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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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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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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€ 72,000 CLAR boost for rural community projects in South West Wicklow

Several rural community projects in southwest Wicklow will share a financial boost of over € 72,000. Funding was confirmed on Monday August 30 by the Ministry of Rural and Community Development under the CLÁR program, which provides grants for small infrastructure projects in rural areas that have experienced significant depopulation …

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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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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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How can the rural economy contribute to the socio-economic growth of India

For a long time, the majority of Indian rural society has not been able to participate in the development history of the country, which has led to a feeling of deprivation and dissatisfaction among the rural masses, and is seen in their migration to cities over several decades. The overall …

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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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Our efforts to bring governance back to the grassroots, says Oyetola

Governor of Osun State, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola described the series of his engagements with rural communities in the state as a strategic means of integrating rural dwellers into his overall administration. Oyetola said this effort is part of his determination to bring governance back to the grassroots, which is in …

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New residents wanted to join a thriving rural community in a beautiful location in the west of Ireland

A RURAL community in the west of Ireland bills itself as one of the best places in the world to live and work. The people of Conamara Láir, which consists of a number of small villages nestled along Galway’s majestic Conamara coastline, shared the beauty of their way of life …

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IFAD and China Launch Rural Economy Revitalization Project in Hunan | Press releases | Asia

The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the People’s Republic of China launch the Hunan Rural Revitalization Demonstration Project (H2RDP) today to increase the profitability of specialized agricultural production and increase economic vitality in targeted rural areas of Hunan province – and to help vulnerable rural households …

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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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CBs play a key role in Telangana’s rural economy: KCR

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao said on Tuesday that Telangana’s rural economy depended on caste-based professions exercised by the backward classes involved in manufacturing and service sectors in rural areas, which in turn are linked to the progress of agriculture. The Chief Minister observed that unlike North India, the …

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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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Here’s why MGNREGA could potentially save the rural economy

The pandemic has not only resulted in the loss of human life, but has also had an impact on the source of livelihood for many people. It has triggered a gradual but persistent erosion of employment opportunities, especially in the unorganized sector of our economy. And with the shutdown of …

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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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Odisha will set up DIPA to stimulate the rural economy

Bhubaneswar: The government of Odisha decided to establish industry and investment promotion agencies (DIPA) at the district level to create new employment opportunities and stimulate economic activities in rural areas. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting here on Monday held digitally under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh …

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