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Tom Vilsack: "The bioeconomy is a catalyst for economic development in rural America"

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last Monday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for funding to help support the development of advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and biobased products. 410 more words


Slowly but surely?….Progress on the National Broadband Plan

Last week the Cabinet made some important decisions which will progress the procurement process of the much awaited National Broadband Plan.

The Government decided who will own the network which will be part funded by the State and also decided on the possible inclusion of an additional 170,000 premises in the State intervention and mapping process. 913 more words

Regional Development

Urgent! EVS vacancy in Romania for applicants from Italy or Estonia

BYSC 2 – Building Youth Supportive Communities

Location: Izvoarele, PH, Romania

Period: 01/08/2016 – 31/01/2017

Deadline: 23 July 2016

If you are from the Italy or Estonia we have a 6 months adventure for you! 161 more words

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Joan Noguera publica artículo en revista italiana agriregionieuropa

El director de LOCSUS Dr. Joan Noguera ha publicado un artículo en colaboración con Andrew Copus sobre las Periferias Interiores en el número 45 (anno 12) de la revista italiana… 27 more words

Local Development

Modern Agriculture: Is it modernizing or killing the lives of farmers in India?

A recent study highlighted by the Thomson Reuters foundation revealed that if land rights of smallholder farmers (both men and women) are secured, strongly and broadly distributed then there will be an increase in agricultural investment, reduction in hunger, feed the rural poor and growing urban population. 1,893 more words


U.S. Department of Agriculture invests in Alaska- energy?

Recently there was an article in the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer rolling out information on Alaska awardees of energy funds. This isn’t the first time that the U.S. 281 more words

Joan Noguera edita dos volúmenes sobre desarrollo local

El director del grupo de investigación LOCSUS y director del Institut Interuniversitari de Desenvolupament Local (IIDL), el Dr. Joan Noguera, ha editado el libro “La visión territorial y sostenible del desarrollo local. 92 more words

Local Development