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‘Urban creep’: Manotick fears OMB ruling could cost village its rural character

An Ontario Municipal Board decision to allow the rezoning of 124 hectares between Barrhaven and Manotick will expose the historic village to urban creep, says the head of the Manotick Village and Community Association. 577 more words

Local News

Inaugural STC Conference Kicks Off In Addis Ababa

Nancy Imali
October 06, 2015

Ministers, senior government officials and development partners have convened at the African Union Commission headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the Inaugural Conference of the Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment in a bid to concert action for improved livelihoods in Africa. 336 more words


List of Schemes Launched by Modi Government (GOI)



Objective of “Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)” is ensuring access to various financial services like availability of basic savings bank account, access to need based credit, remittances facility, insurance and pension to the excluded sections i.e. 3,619 more words

GOI Initiative

Digital Literacy – Till the last mile

Digital India is an initiative of the Government of India to integrate the government departments and the people of India  which will ensure effective governance. 692 more words

Our Society

EU rural development policy

Written by Marie-Laure Augère-Granier

The rural development concept has evolved significantly over recent decades to become a fully-fledged policy at European Union level. It has adapted to an enlarged Europe which, from 2004, welcomed 13 new countries, adding much diversity to an already strongly contrasted rural Europe. 265 more words


The Opportunity Cost of Refugee Resettlement

A recent NPR report tells the story of a small German town that sees refugees as an opportunity to revitalize itself after years of population decline and outward migration. 688 more words