Tag Archives: rural communities

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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MDARD provides grants to UP communities for rural development projects

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) — Some rural communities around UP stand to benefit from improved infrastructure. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Rural Development Fund grants are intended to support projects and industries that benefit rural communities. The department received 114 proposals and awarded grants to 21 projects, …

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The growing strength of agriculture as social justice

A new crop of farms is taking root in the Capital Region, with shoots and leaves spreading towards the light of social justice. The fertile soil of the Hudson, Mohawk and Schoharie valleys has long attracted urban transplants to try their hand at farming, but more of these farmers are …

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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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