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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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USDA opens technical assistance grant round to support rural community facilities

In the past, the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez campus has been among the entities that have received this type of grant to help disadvantaged rural communities. (Credit: FEMA/Eduardo Martínez). The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications through May 23 to provide funding to help rural communities expand their ability …

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Oban Named USDA State Director of Rural Development | The mighty 790 KFGO

Erin Hill Oban WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden today named several people to fill key regional leadership positions, including Erin Oban as USDA North Dakota’s State Director of Rural Development. A White House press release said the appointees will be essential to the president’s efforts to rebuild communities hardest hit …

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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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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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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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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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Our rural economy is a story of hope and resilience

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to the writing or editing of articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Rhiannon Hampson is the Maine State Director for Rural Development for the USDA. As an organic and dairy farmer, I know all …

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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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Build it, grow it, buy it in America

By Betsy Dirksen London | Illinois Rural Development Director As President Biden delivered the State of the Union address, millions of Americans in our country heard our own thoughts and dreams for our country echoing. Build it in America. Grow it in America. Buy it in America. Across Illinois, USDA …

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South Africa: North West Agriculture and Rural Development hosts one-day careers expo for agricultural secondary schools

Career exhibit evokes passion for agriculture among school students The Agricultural Sector Education Training Authority (AgriSETA), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, organized a one-day careers exhibition for agricultural secondary schools in the North- West to Taung Agricultural College. AgriSETA is an organization needed to develop …

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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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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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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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Betsy Dirksen Londrigan: Rural development is just beginning | Columnists

As President Biden delivered the State of the Union address, millions of Americans in our country heard our own thoughts and dreams for our country echoing. Build it in America. Grow it in America. Buy it in America. Across Illinois, USDA Rural Development puts your tax dollars back into the …

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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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A rural community builds its own FTTP broadband network

Non-profit brings 150Mbps connectivity to Kilkenny-Waterford-Tipperary border The life Jim O’Brien, Broadband 4 Our Community; Paul Walsh; Declan Rice, CEO, Kilkenny Leader; Vernon Buckley; and Kate Foley of Iverk Produce/O’Shea Farm. Credit: Dylan Vaughan A non-profit, volunteer-run company that has provided access to 150Mbps connectivity to 750 homes and businesses …

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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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Kenneth Corn Named USDA State Director of Rural Development

Water and sewage infrastructure, diversity inclusion, climate change and rural housing development are some of the challenges surrounding rural development. President Joe Biden has appointed USDA officials in 12 states, including Oklahoma, where Kenneth Corn, a native of Howe, is the new state director for rural development. While still a …

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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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Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development announces animal vaccination campaign

Vaccination to control foot-and-mouth outbreak in Kwazulu-Natal The Department of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development would like to announce the animal vaccination campaign that will take place in the Disease Management Area (DMA), following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the new hotspot KwaHlabisa, KwaZulu-Natal. The …

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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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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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Goodin Named USDA State Director of Rural Development | News

Former Indiana State Rep. and House Minority Leader Terry Goodin has been nominated by President Joe Biden to a top U.S. Department of Agriculture position, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday. USDA. Goodin was among 11 people appointed by Biden to regional USDA positions, including three state executive directors …

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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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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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Arunachal Pradesh: Rural Development Trust

The Sri Sri Rural Development Program (SSRDP) – a rural development body aimed at empowering the economically disadvantaged through best practices and environmentally sustainable methods used solar energy technology to electrify remote educational institutions. It has committed to providing digital literacy in 20 schools, 9 communities and 3 primary health …

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Rural development must be brought to the fore and quality must be assured: PM Modi

“Develop a strategy, use technology to track progress and set accountability as the country sets a target of providing around 4 Crore piped water connections to rural households this year,” the Prime Minister said. , Shri Narendra Modi, during a webinar under the theme ‘Leaving No Citizen Supports the Effective …

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PM Modi highlights role of women’s power as foundation of rural economy

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi delivered a webinar on the positive impact of the Union budget on rural development. This is the second webinar in this series. Relevant Union ministers, representatives of state governments and other stakeholders were present on the occasion. The Prime Minister began by reiterating the …

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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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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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NI: Minister welcomes rural development projects under £7.5m fund

Minister Edwin Poots (centre) with MCDA Chairman Les Graydon (l) and Co. Fermanagh and Omagh Council Chairman Cllr Errol Thompson (r) and FOLAG members Northern Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Edwin Poots has praised rural communities for using the £7.5million rural development fund to benefit people with …

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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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Soto named director of rural development at USDA | North West

The new state director of rural development for the US Department of Agriculture is no stranger to the challenges and complications of farm and rural life. Rudy Soto, 36, was appointed to the position about a month ago by President Joe Biden. The Nampa native ran an unsuccessful campaign two …

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Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development seeks to develop rural communities in UP

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is working to develop Upper Michigan. It comes after Governor Gretchen Whitmer proposed a $10 million budget for MDARD’s new rural development office. MDARD Director Gary McDowell said Whitmer was offering an additional $30 million to expand rural …

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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: LAPO’s annual loan disbursement stands at N19.9 billion

Posted February 14, 2022 The organization Lift Above Poverty said it disbursed N19.9 billion under its rural development initiative in fiscal year 2021. LAPO Executive Director, Dr. Honestus Obadiora, who said this at LAPO’s annual media forum on Friday, said the figure represented a growth of 64% from the 12.2 …

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USDA Rural Development seeks to build food supply chain capacity

“We know the beef processing industry is pretty consolidated by big companies,” Frescoln said. “So what we’re looking at is how can we increase capacity? How can we get a more reliable supply chain? » Eligible uses for the loan guarantee program may include business conversion, expansion, repair, modernization or …

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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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Brown Announces More Than $28 Million for Rural Development in Southeast Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Rural Development has awarded $28,250,011 to four southern organizations -eastern Ohio. “Small businesses face unique challenges, and this federal funding will help make the investments local businesses need and support …

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Chief Secy unveils book on voluntary organizations and rural development by Dr UK Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra in the presence of Principal Secretary for School and Mass Education, and Information and Public Relations Bishnupada Sethi unveiled the book titled “Voluntary Organizations and Rural Development in South Asia South: Assumptions and Realities” written by Dr Umakanta Mohapatra, PRO to Chief Secretary. The …

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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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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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grant program will help energy development in rural communities | Opinion

A new federal program provides grants to rural communities to develop community renewable energy projects. The Rural Energy Pilot Program, launched by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), will provide up to $10 million in grants to connect underserved rural communities to the benefits of community-scale renewable energy. The …

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Two new mentors added to the Farming Connect Mentor Directory

As part of the Farming Connect mentorship program, Delyth Fôn Owen and Andrew Rees have recently joined an already extensive roster of mentors. The program provides 15 hours of free guidance and advice on a wide range of topics for fellow farmers and foresters. Farming Connect is provided by Menter …

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Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Committee Concludes Audit in Gwatyu

Download logo The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development concluded its monitoring visit to Gwatyu with a session with the Provincial and National Departments of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ALRRD) and the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. After hearing the views of all …

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Three Whiteside County Communities Receive Rural Development Grants – Shaw Local

Rural development grants targeting the needs of three communities in Whiteside County were announced Wednesday by U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos. “With these significant funds from the United States Department of Agriculture, we will continue to support our rural towns and cities by repairing and improving their essential facilities,” Bustos said …

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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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Government to boost rural economy with tourism in state

In an attempt to develop tourism as an industry in the state so that more people can generate money from it, the state government has formulated a new tourism policy to attract private investment into the tourism sector with the aim of attracting tourists to the state and providing them …

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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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Sunflower cultivation will become compulsory

the herald Office of Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo All communal farmers will soon be required to venture into sunflower cultivation as it seeks to replace imports of crude sunflower oil worth US$200 million. The government has already started providing communal farmers with inputs to enable them to get involved in sunflower …

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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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The budget should focus on rural development, MSMEs, Auto News, ET Auto

The government should guarantee a specific allocation to MSMEs under the PLI program and accelerate the fund-of-funds program to stimulate the use of private sector capacities and boost rural consumption. The Union budget for 2022 is expected to focus on reviving the financial sector – the backbone of the economy …

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USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Rural Community Infrastructure in Oregon and Nationwide | Community

Funding in Tillamook County and statewide will increase access to health care, education and public safety for people who call rural communities home PORTLAND, Oregon, January 26, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to …

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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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Armstrong Named State Director for TN Rural Development | Agriculture

USDA News President Joe Biden recently announced his intention to appoint four regional positions in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), including four State Executive Directors of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and five State Directors of Rural Development ( RD). Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said, “As the USDA …

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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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USDA has a new energy grant for rural communities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering up to $10 million to rural communities to develop renewable energy projects that will increase energy efficiency and reduce pollution. “It’s exciting to get projects at the community level. To have multiple partners come together and create …

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RRDC, NCRCRD celebrate 50 years of rural development

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — August will mark the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s signing of the Rural Development Act of 1972, creating the Rural Regional Development Centers located across the United States. The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), currently hosted by Purdue University, spans across this …

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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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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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Online learning tools help the Powys farming family thrive

Beccie Williams is a wife, mother of three young children and now also a full-time poultry farmer. Beccie and her husband Matthew took over her parents’ beef and sheep farm in Llanbister, near Llandrindod Wells in 2010. They then bought the farm and are now business partners in the 280-acre …

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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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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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The battle between fish and agriculture intensifies during the House hearing on the Lorraine Loomis law | Washington

(The Center Square) — During a House committee public hearing Wednesday morning, Native American tribal representatives made known their support for legislation that would require landowners to set aside large buffer zones on either side of creeks on their land to help the salmon. Farmers and their allies argued that …

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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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Biden appoints new director of rural development in Washington

January 14, 2022 3:22 p.m. Job : January 14, 2022 3:22 p.m. Credit: Eddie J. Rodriquez, Shutterstock OLYMPIA, Wash. – A new director for rural affairs management in Washington is now in the United States Capitol building. President Biden announced eight new regional positions at the USDA, with Washington receiving …

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Saai welcomes suspension of subsistence farming vouchers

African marmalade Saai welcomes the decision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development to suspend the presidential employment stimulus programs (PES) which were implemented in the form of vouchers. Saai has continually warned based on complaints from subsistence farmers across the country that the system has been …

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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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11,000 preschool teachers in Kemas will have a bachelor’s degree

Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said it would be done in stages and coordinated by the Ministry of Rural Development in terms of finance and personnel. – Photo Bernama PUTRAJAYA (January 14): Around 11,000 preschool teachers (Tabika) from the Department of Community Development (Kemas) will upgrade from graduate to bachelor status, …

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Climate-smart agriculture presents itself as an agricultural model

FE REPORT | Published: January 14, 2022 8:49:41 a.m. | Update: January 14, 2022 1:35:44 p.m. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) stands as an agricultural model for a sustainable agricultural production system aimed at food security even during climatic calamities in eight countries including Bangladesh. The officials said the D-8 grouping had …

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USDA Announces Appointment of Additional Directors of the Agricultural Services and Rural Development Agency

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint eight regional positions in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), including five State Executive Directors of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and three State Directors rural development (RD). “As we work to build a better …

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USDA Rural Development invests $331 million in rural Iowa | News

(Des Moines) — The United States Department of Agriculture is continuing to invest more than $300 million in rural infrastructure in Iowa. USDA Rural Development last month announced a $331 million investment to improve critical infrastructure in rural Iowa. Theresa Greenfield, director of rural development for Iowa USDA, said the …

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Increase sheep housing capacity without additional investment

Adam Jones – Specialist Technical Facilitator on the Business Development Group Program. Jayme Carvill farms in partnership with her brother and father outside Hilltown, Co Down. The farm carries a total of 450 ewes, lambs, 300 lambs and 120 oxen on 100 hectares, more than 50% of which are classified …

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Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Suspend Implementation of Presidential Jobs Stimulus Bonds with Immediate Effect

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) wishes to advise subsistence farmers receiving Presidential Employment Stimulus Checks (PES) of the decision to suspend all implementation of the PSE effective immediately until further notice. The department reviews, reorganizes and redefines the implementation of the ESP, to meet all …

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PM Modi recognizes and appreciates the organic farming of FPO Jivamrit

Biological agriculture In addition to providing cash assistance to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the government provided capital grants to encourage agricultural producer organizations (OPAs). Haridwar, an FPO-Jivamrit organic agricultural production company based in Uttarakhand, is one such example. On the occasion of the Happy New Year 2022, …

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Former state senator begins new role as Nebraska director of rural development at USDA

Former Nebraska State Senator Kate Bolz assumed her new role last week as Nebraska’s director of rural development for the United States Department of Agriculture. Bolz was appointed by President Biden to lead USDA grants and loans in Nebraska. Kate Bolz said her experiences growing up in rural southeast Nebraska …

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Michigan Rural Development Office Can Make a Difference for UP | News, Sports, Jobs

With much of the state’s population, resources and industry concentrated in the urban centers of the Lower Peninsula, the strengths and needs of rural communities – particularly here in the Upper Peninsula – can sometimes seem to be overlooked by Lansing lawmakers. However, there has recently been some welcome news …

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Vermont Council for Rural Development Presents Community Visit Plan to Concord | Local news

CONCORD – The Concord Planning and Zoning Council proposed to the city’s board of directors that the Vermont Council for Rural Development (VCRD) be brought into the community to conduct a series of brainstorming meetings, which would begin with a dinner get-together, coming up with the best ideas on how …

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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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Lisbon Man Appointed Head of USDA Rural Development Post for New York State | Agriculture

LISBON – A resident of the city has been appointed by President Joseph R. Biden as director of rural development for the United States Department of Agriculture in New York State. Brian S. Murray, who worked for the USDA for two decades, was appointed director of state in December. “State …

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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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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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Chamomile cultivation returns to Dharamsala: La Tribune Inde

Lalit Mohan Tribune press service Dharamsala, January 1 Many women covered by Mahatma Gandhi’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) have embarked on chamomile cultivation in Dharamsala bloc. Chamomile is a popular tea flavor. Rural development agents claim that women involved in its agriculture will earn Rs 2.5 lakh per …

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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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Rural development wants rural areas prepared for disasters | Agriculture

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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