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How to Give Life to a Slowly Dying Agricultural System

We all want food security.  The Philippines is blessed with climate and land resources for rice and corn farming.  When given additional professionalization and mechanization, empowered by the private sector and supported by the government for long term and sustainable development, it will create provincial self sufficiency in just a year.   630 more words

Social Enterprise

Eight years of agricultural policy engagement at the Brussels Briefings

A review of policy issues and challenges facing agriculture and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries from 2007 until 2015 is now available in multimedia DVD and USB stick. 324 more words

Rural Development

People's involvement can bring change in Rural India - PM Modi

Newsroom24x7 Desk

New Delhi : Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows Scheme (PMRDF) is a platform for establishing people’s involvement in Rural India to bring about much needed reforms and change — was PM Modi’s central point of focus, when he interacted with more than 200 youths working in rural development initiatives, under the umbrella of PMRDF across the country. 429 more words


Almost a decade later: Going for Growth – Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa

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The T17 mine run by KML, a subsidiary of Glencore in Kolwezi. Between August, 2010 and February, 2011, more than 10 000 artisan miners were chased away from the sites where the company settled down. 1,411 more words

Social Dimensions

Empower the Barangays of the Philippines

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The Philippines is uniquely organized, and its constitution empowers the smallest local government unit with its own COUNCIL. 670 more words

Social Enterprise

A glimpse of an organic farm in the Netherlands

By Tian Yu, a PhD candidate at Wageningen University, who’s research focusses on organic farming and rural development.

Since the ecological movement came into being in the sixties, organic farming has kept on developing and now has a history of half century in the Netherlands. 540 more words


RREF MSc African Scholarship 2016/2017

The Reading Real Estate Foundation Scholarship Programme offers a scholarship for a new postgraduate student from Africa based on academic excellence combined with financial need. 33 more words