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2014-04-23 16:00:45

Cooperative Extension is “one-stop shop” for community education and outreach, MU researcher says Research shows that wealth inequality creates barriers to community development, due to the widespread effects of poverty. A report by the United Nations Children’s Fund shows that more than one in five children in the United States falls below the poverty line. Although many organizations address poverty, they often serve similar demographics and may compete for clients and resources....

2013-06-06 11:27:49

Sub-Saharan Africa has foreign investors flocking to buy its fertile land. Sometimes referred to as "land grabbing," the large-scale buying or leasing of large tracts of land in developing countries shifts indigenous, or customary, land rights from chiefs and local communities to investors or national governments, often stripping native people of a source of income. Looking at 34 case studies examining the policy and practice of land acquisition and investment in Ghana, Mozambique,...

2013-05-03 23:22:40

Feather Down Farm Days USA (http://www.featherdown.com), the world's largest provider of farm stays, has announced plans to greatly expand its family-run farm stays in North America. Feather Down now offers farm stay lodging in California, Illinois and New York and plans accommodations on 150 sites. Oroville, Calif. (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 More North American farmers will be harvesting profits from farm stays in the near future, according to Daan van der Starre, director of Feather Down Farm...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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