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2014-10-23 23:04:56

CARD MRI, the Microcredit Summit Campaign, and Freedom from Hunger launched a joint program in the Philippines and held a two-day maternal health fair. “Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies” will improve health knowledge and promote behavior change for more than 600,000 women by the end of 2015 to improve maternal health in the Philippines, accelerating achievement of UN Millennium Development Goal 5. San Pablo City, Philippines (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 At an event on October 17th in the...

2014-10-23 23:01:45

The internet marketing and web design group iMark Infotech Pvt. Ltd. has innovative ideas for customers, and they are seeing huge growth in response to their business model and practices. They have launched their second virtual office in San Francisco, According to iMark Infotech’s CEO Ishan Gupta. Chandigarh, India (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 iMark Infotech, is an online leader based in IT Park, Chandigarh, India, that is making waves with their inventive services and products that are...

2014-10-23 08:35:35

Change the lives of children living in poverty SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need is great, as around 400 million children in the world under the age of 13 live in extreme poverty, according to the World Bank. That's more than the entire population of the United States. In the U.S. extreme poverty has hit a new high; recent studies show over 1.6 million households with children are living on less than $2 per person, per day.[1] This Christmas shoppers can help fight...

2014-10-21 23:12:42

MIDEGO, a global health consultancy that partners with governments and world leaders to implement self-reliant and sustainable health systems announces their official name change to Realizing Global Heath (RGH). Let's get it done and make it possible to deliver quality healthcare to everyone, everywhere, every day. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Global impact consulting firm, MIDEGO, Inc. has today officially announced that they have changed their name to Realizing Global Health...

2014-10-16 08:24:56

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Investor-Edge

2014-10-15 12:28:32

IfOnly and Tom Hanks Day Announce Sweepstakes with $10 Entries Benefiting Lifeline Energy SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enter the creative mind of Hollywood's biggest movie star when you sit down to write on a Remington Rand typewriter directly from the personal collection of Tom Hanks. IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that donates its proceeds to causes, is hosting an online sweepstakes to win the renowned actor's one-of-a-kind typewriter. The sweepstakes is available...

2014-10-07 16:28:24

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cargill are investing U.S. $2.5 million to strengthen and expand the successful Cargill Coop Academy in Cote d'Ivoire to provide greater access to advanced business skills training for over 300 cocoa cooperative leaders. The Cargill Coop Academy, established in 2013, was the first of its kind in the cocoa sector and remains unique in providing cooperative leaders with the management skills to improve...

2014-10-07 08:30:52

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first great tasting oral rehydration solution (ORS), announced it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc., within its IV-Therapy Category. Effective September 1, 2014, the six-year agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for DripDrop's Oral Rehydration Solution. "DripDrop is pleased to partner with Premier to...

2014-10-06 12:28:33

WASHINGTON and NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation, MicroEnsure, and Penda Health today launched a new initiative to a provide low-cost health insurance and health information to low-income Kenyans. The initiative, called the "Uzima Project", will focus on providing low-income people access to high quality health services and financing, along with a messaging and reminders service that encourages users to adopt healthy habits and practices. It...

2014-10-02 12:33:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by the International Fund for Agricultural Development: Dear Journalist, You are invited to attended an important news-making event, "Food + Migration: Untold Stories" hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 10, 2014 from 9-11 a.m. This event is open to the media only and is free of charge. Seating is limited. IFAD is...


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

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Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin