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Why We Make Wine

Many have asked us why we make wine in a country where local products rarely thrive. We can supply a number of answers but the most important answer of all is in the picture posted along with this message. 154 more words


Plough deep for reform results

Deep ploughing is necessary for reform results. Photo credit: hardrainproject.com

The government is stacking up its “reform credentials”. The long elusive Goods and Services Tax is now part of the constitutional scheme for taxes. 1,063 more words


Joan Noguera lidera un proyecto de ESPON

El director del grupo de investigación LOCSUS, el Dr. Joan Noguera, representa a la Universitat de València a través de su Instituto de Desarrollo Local (IIDL) en el proyecto de investigación europeo “Processes, features and Cycles of Inner Peripheries in Europe (PROFECY)”, en el cual, además, actúa como Lead Partner. 190 more words

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Arkansas, US - Two Rivers Point (multi-level house) - By Wesley Walls

This multi-level house – Two Rivers Point – was designed by Wesley Walls  (one of the principals of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects) for his family using stacked boxes clad in stone, metal and glass. 26 more words

North America

Global report analyses rural development and recommends policy changes to eradicate poverty.

Hed: Global report on rural development offers targeted policies to eliminate poverty

The world is changing rapidly, across urban and rural areas. Growing demand for food – driven by population increase and rising incomes – is creating opportunities and challenges for people working in rural areas, including in smallholder agriculture and in the non-farm economy. 108 more words


Precision Agriculture, what is it and how can it affect farming in Europe? A new study

Written by Lieve Van Woensel with Sarah McCormack,

Precision agriculture (or precision farming) aims to generate more output in agricultural activities while using less input (water, energy, fertilisers, pesticides …). 994 more words