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Planning for Regional Development- download presentations from the Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association Irish Branch

The Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association Irish Branch (in conjunction with NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission) was held on 9 September 2016 at NUI Galway.  68 more words

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Concise Rural Taxation 2017/17 Now Available

Concise Rural Taxation (formerly Taxation for Students of Rural Land Management) is now an annual publication.  This year’s edition is now available. 351 more words


Serve for China: Connecting university graduates with grassroot communities

By Li Bolun*

During my recent two-day visit to Biancheng Commune, Huayuan County of Western Rural Hunan in China, I had the chance to learn from ‘Serve for China’ team, the newly established service program to send young college graduates to serve as an ”innovative change maker” in the underprivileged communities of China. 456 more words


EU animal welfare strategy, 2012-2015: State of play and possible next steps

Written by Beata Rojek-Podgórska,

In recent decades, awareness of and concern for animal welfare have been constantly growing among citizens, businesses and policy-makers. Two Eurobarometer surveys – from 2006 and 2016 – revealed its increasing resonance with public opinion. 258 more words


Uganda: Germany Funds Initiatives to Address Growing Pressure on Uganda’s Water Resources

Annitah Matsika
October 10, 2016

The governments of Uganda and Germany have successfully concluded government negotiations. The negotiations aimed to agree on the development cooperation program for the next two years. 565 more words


Marita: Loves the strike down of one portion of Obama's overall little legacy

Link to: Striking down Obama’s climate legacy has its day in court


This week, I knew early on what my topic would be. For the past couple years, I’ve followed the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP)—including offering public comment at one of the EPA’S “listening sessions” in Atlanta. 1,386 more words