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USDA Grant funds the creation of the Center of Design and E-Commerce (CODEC)

Talking points:

  • Georgia College recently received a $63,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) The USDA Rural Business Development grant will enable rural counties in Georgia to overcome significant challenges, including size; limited financial, technological, and human resources; and limited exposure to the global marketplace, by partnering with Georgia College’s CODEC to develop e-commerce websites, effective social media pages and enhanced search engine optimization of their websites.
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College Of Business

Rekindling the rural development fire

Development of rural areas has a bearing on improving agricultural production and related economic activities, availability of natural and financial resources and their development. So there is a need to empower grass root level institutions by decentralizing them to a great extent. 240 more words

innovation and the odds

In July of 2015, a Washington Post article “An Opportunity Gamed Away” shared the story of Linda Fay Engle-Harris, a Tunica, MS resident whose housing and economic situation might have been different if the development possibilities brought by casinos had been tapped into by government and corporate leaders. 342 more words

Transport 2016 - Issues and themes

Transport Ireland 2016, a conference organised by Eolas last week included a wide range of speakers on a range of transport issues, providing an update on public transport investment plans as well as technological developments, for example electric vehicles and alternative fuels. 716 more words

Regional Development

200 Days 

I can not believe it has been 200 days since I stepped off the biggest plane I have ever been on and emerged into the crippling humidity that is Senegal in the rainy season. 676 more words


1) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana or PMGSY is a nationwide plan in India to provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages.

This Centrally Sponsored Scheme… 107 more words

Rural Development