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European farmers and agricultural practices

Critical Discourse Analysis of the Common Agricultural Policy on the ‘Payment for agricultural practices beneficial for the environment and the climate’

Thesis for the International Development programme – Rural Sociology – Wageningen UR… 1,124 more words


Next Generation Rural Broadband – When and How Much?

On the 11th May, WDC attended the official launch, by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. and Ministers for Communications and Rural Affairs, of eircom’s Fibre To The Home (FTTH) rural broadband trial in Belcarra, County Mayo. 465 more words

Rural Development

Isla Chica - Installing the Pump, May 25, 2015

AVS drilled two wells in May at the Isla Chica elementary school.   The first, installed by Charlie Nelson’s team, did not produce enough water,  so a second well, 190 feet deep, was drilled with the help of Central Florida University Wesley Foundation Students.  380 more words

The Milan Charter: What’s in it for West Africa?

by Donatella Gnisci, SWAC Advisor – Expo Milano 2015

If you agree that a lack of access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food, clean water and energy goes against human dignity, will you join Nobel Laureate… 879 more words

Milan Charter

Localizing Urban Food Strategies - Farming cities and performing rurality: call for abstracts for the 7th AESOP Sustainable Food Planning Conference

The 7th Aesop Sustainable Food Planning (SFP) Conference entitled “Localizing Urban Food Strategies: Farming cities and performing rurality” will take place in Torino (Italiy) from 7 to 9 October 2015. 211 more words


Lighting Up Rural Southeast Asia

According to Smart Villages Initiatives, of the 600 million people in Southeast Asia, 140 million live without electricity, and 300 million cook on traditional stoves that produce lots of smoke and little heat. 546 more words

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Policymakers and other value chain stakeholders

Photo credit: ILRI

Women pounding grain for the evening meal in Khulungira Village, in central Malawi (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann)

Hard numbers and soft stories: Reaching policymakers and empowering women in Africa’s agrifood value chains… 229 more words

Food / Food Security