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RETHINK - Farmers from Salzburg (Austria) explain diversification as a strategy to strengthen resilience

RETHINK is a transdisciplinary research project supported by the European Commission and funding bodies in 14 countries under the umbrella of FP7 and the RURAGRI ERA-NET. 268 more words


Government halts ENI and Anadarko public consultations in Palma

(2015-03-19) The Mozambican government has halted the third round of public consultations for the resettlement of people affected by gas exploration project in Palma, Cabo Delgado province. 614 more words

March 2015

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank facilitate access to credit for farmers

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have today presented a model guarantee instrument for agriculture, the first new product developed in the framework of their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on co-operation in agriculture and rural development within the EU, signed in July 2014. 315 more words


Ooranies to uplift the economic status of the rural people (SCAD)

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Ooranie pond restoration in India, Puliyamarathuarasadi

Fish culture in baby ponds

SCAD’s Newsletter – Vol. 2 – March 2015

Ooranie (Tamil word) = traditional drinking water pond in Tamil Nadu (India) 263 more words

Food / Food Security

So Which USDA Regulations Would You Like to Change?

By Roger R. Szemraj

We know that people often disagree with any number of the different regulations that have been put in place for the administration of USDA’s programs – agricultural program operations, nutrition programs, rural development programs, energy programs, conservation programs, and the list goes on. 254 more words

Public Policy