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2015-01-15 23:06:40

The Microcredit Summit Campaign welcomes the Mifos Initiative as the newest Campaign Commitment maker, joining a global coalition to help 100 million families lift themselves out of extreme poverty.

2014-12-10 23:04:07

Jobs, government incentives, changes in urban planning, new technology and other factors are coming together to accelerate the growth of urban farming across the U.S., according to Seedstock.com.

2014-12-03 04:23:11

Project kicks off partnership to help alleviate poverty in rural Chinese communities BEIJING, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JD.com, Inc.

2014-11-13 23:10:50

Askai Solutions founder and President Edan Puritt announced two new contracts for the Ottawa-based information asset company - one with the

2014-11-12 16:31:25

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair celebrates world of farming, fresh local food until Nov. 16 TORONTO, Nov.

2014-11-03 08:28:13

DUBAI, UAE, November 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive interview, Vision talks to founder of Grameen Bank and Nobel Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus about the philosophy

2014-10-23 08:39:45

Project Began in the 1970s as Regional Initiative, Has Since Expanded Internationally WASHINGTON, Oct.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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