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The Rural Village Water Resources Management Project in Nepal - FCG
 
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Water is life – we need water for absolutely everything. FCG International has been working on water resources and sanitation in Nepal since 1989. Watch what kind of work has been done to provide drinking water, irrigation, micro hydro power generation and sanitation in rural Nepal.
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The Best Project of 2016: FCG's Rural Village Water Resources Management Project
 
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FCG International's Rural Village Water Resources Management Project, Phase II was selected as the Project of the Year 2016. The prize is awarded by Project Management Association. This is an introductory video of the Project.
Views: 661 FCG Kanava
Narayan Prasad Wagle, Deputy Team Leader, Rural Village Water Resources Management Project Nepal
 
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Narayan Prasad Wagle, Deputy Team Leader, Rural Village Water Resources Management Project Nepal
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A New Irrigation Canal Reduces Poverty Among Rural Afghans
 
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In a Nangarhar village in Afghanistan, a rehabilitated irrigation system has raised farmers’ incomes and brought hope to the community. This was made possible through the On-Farm Water Management Project, which supports on-farm water management investments and covers 19,000 hectares of farmland in five regions of Afghanistan.
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Improved rural urban linkages: Building sustainable food systems
 
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www.fao.org/in-action/food-for-cities-programme Land and water use, food production, environmental management, transport and distribution, marketing and consumption concern urban and rural areas. Looking at the food system from a city region perspective – the city and its surrounding areas –, can ensure a more sustainable urbanization, and contribute in tackling challenges like urban food and nutrition insecurity, social and economic inequalities in cities and its surrounding areas, and degraded environmental and natural resources. © FAO: http://www.fao.org Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Land resources Management - rural and urban development projects
 
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A workshop on land resources management for rural and urban development projects was held in Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday. President U Thein Sein gave a speech, saying that the government will be able to settle landless people on newly-developed plots in accordance with urban and rural development plans after identifying the real landless people. Granting land to landless people is an important task in the process of socio-economic development and poverty. Regarding some of the main challenges in villages and towns, the President highlighted shortage of drinking water, lack of proper drainage and traffic congestions due to population increase, influx of migrant workers and increase of squatters along roads and railway lines. In conclusion, he urged the participants to invite the public to help draft rural and urban development plans and to adopt systematic measures for land use in accordance with policies, laws, rules and regulations. At the meeting, Vice president U Nyan Tun also said that land resources management should be more transparent and link social and environmental issues, solves land disputes and set up a common goal for land-use. The land resources management should be taken into consideration of local requirements, the values of land alternative ways of land use in order to develop an effective system. The economic experts and officials from various ministries also discussed socio-economic development, environmental conservation and land-related cases.
The Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development | Sirisha Karra | TEDxAppalachianStateUniversity
 
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Sirisha's insightful talk shows the audience what it is like to live in rural India and what her non-profit organization, CORD, is doing to improve the quality of life for those living there. Cord works to "harness human resources and enable the poor to transform their lives through programs driven by themselves, to facilitate through active participation." Sirisha Karra is a sophomore at Appalachian State studying cellular molecular biology. She became interested in non-profit work her freshman year of high school and got exposed CORD sophomore year. She then became involved with a new chapter in the Raleigh area. When not doing non-profit work, she enjoys singing a Acapella group here, and playing volleyball. She hopes to give you a glimpse into what it means for her to work with CORD. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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GIZ: Rural Development in Southeast Europe. 2017 (V1)
 
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LEIWW builds capacities for rural development and natural resources management in Southeast Europe. With the Area Based Development Program we’re here by your side to support you to develop your ideas and fulfil your dreams.
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Rural Village Water Resources Management Project, Nepal -case FCG International
 
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Speaker: Pamela White, Senior Manager, FCG International Ltd
Views: 362 Projektiyhdistys
GIZ: Rural Development in Southeast Europe. 2017 (V2)
 
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LEIWW builds capacities for rural development and natural resources management in Southeast Europe. With the Area Based Development Program we’re here by your side to support you to develop your ideas and fulfil your dreams.
Views: 470 GIZ
Rural Land Management
 
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The Royal Agricultural University has a long history and enviable reputation as a supplier of education and training of rural land and property professionals. The ways in which the rural, agricultural, residential, commercial, and leisure elements of land and the associated property are managed has a major impact on the quality of our lives and the environment, as pressure of demand on land use intensifies at both global and local levels. Our course embraces the theories, methodologies, and practice of rural land management, providing you with a clear understanding of the multi-functionality of land in the UK. The partnership between the University and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has its roots in the accreditation of our course since the 1930s. We are proud of the substantial contribution made to the development of the global surveying profession by our alumni and staff. Employers have a high regard for our course, evidenced by the excellent employability record of our graduates. You will benefit directly from the close association with employers and the rural land management profession. Whether your interest is in a career managing traditional rural estates, buying and selling country houses, residential agency, commercial property, or providing valuation and technical advice, our degree course will provide you with a firm foundation. To discover your RAU experience, visit: https://www.rau.ac.uk/
MBA Rural Management Career Opportunities Field Salary Colleges by BrainChecker
 
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http://www.brainchecker.in MBA Rural Management Career by BrainChecker Stay tuned for regular updates from BrainChecker Channel. We provide excellent education related tips and excellent career guidance. Contact: https://goo.gl/forms/cmB1rRC4v5qF2rf73 Fill the form above and we would get in touch with you. Hey there and welcome to the Brain Checker's YouTube channel, India’s largest Career Counseling Company!! The career we would be discussing today is: MBA in Rural Management Our entire video would be divided into 5 sections: - Introduction. - Nature of work. - Eligibility and Professional Courses available. - Best Colleges - Career prospects and Salary I would like to point out that the data given in this video is not exhaustive in nature and has been made for educational purposes only. Students are requested to perform their own due research before choosing a career. You can check the description for additional details and assistance from Brain Checker. So Let’s begin.. Introduction MBA in Rural management is the study of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of rural area, co-operatives, agribusiness and allied fields. It merges the knowledge of management studies and applying it in the rural context. Most of the courses are designed in such a way that the concepts taught in the class are applied in the real life through training in the rural areas through case-studies and interaction with the rural people. According to a study by a well-known consulting firm, India's rural economy accounts for almost 50% of its GDP. The idea is to harness resources in the rural areas not only with the purpose of rural welfare and upliftment, but income generation as well. Now let’s go to, Nature of Work MBA in Rural Management programmed is unique in the sense that in addition to traditional management courses such as Project Management, Accounting, Quantitative Techniques, Managerial Analysis and Communication, Finance, Marketing Management, focusing on management of rural sector is offered. Agribusiness Management, Rural Production and Livelihoods, Rural Finance and Commercial Banking, Natural Resources Management and Climate Change, Rural Marketing, CSR Management, Micro Finance, ICTs for Development, Innovation in Rural Development and Enterprises, Policy and Programme Interventions in Rural Development are some of the courses especially focusing on the rural sector. Now let’s go to, Eligibility and Professional Courses • 10+2 Science with in either Arts/Science or Commerce is mandatory with at least 60% marks. • Student has to be a graduate in any stream for example BA,B.Com, B.Sc or BBA to be considered for a Masters Program with at least 60% marks. • Most Top Colleges require the applicant to clear the CAT Exam conducted by the IIMs and widely accepted by all leading Management Institutions in India • State CET , MAT, CAT, GMAT, JMET or XAT are also accepted by some colleges as alternatives to CAT Scores We at Brain Checker help students in choosing their career. To know if this career suits your talents or skill sets, you can consult a Brain Checker Career Specialist. Check link in the description for more details. Now we are going to look at few good colleges offering this qualification: • Indian institute of Management Ahmedabad • Indian institute of Management Calcutta • Institute of Rural Management Anand • Xavier Institute of Social Services Ranchi • Tata Institute of Social Science Mumbai • Institute of Rural Management Jaipur • Institute of Rural Research and Development Gurgaon And many more….. Moving on to the next part of the video........ Career Prospects After completing an MBA in rural management, students may be placed with appropriate government-owned or sponsored rural development projects, voluntary groups, funding agencies, national or international NGOs. They may also get an opportunity to work in the banks focusing on rural development such as NABARD or Grameen Bank, or in the field of agribusiness, insurance and micro-finance. Some of the Key roles given below, • Rural Development Officer • Business Development Manager • Research officer • Sales officer • National Sales Development Manager • Social Issues Officer And many more…… The starting remuneration in this field depends upon the industry. In private Sector a fresher will gets 8,000 to 15,000 per month. Salary varies in the public and private sector. With experience the salary will grow multifold. The starting salary will also increase or decrease depending on the college where the student pursues his higher qualifications. The government sector jobs have lower pay packages but there are several other benefits and perks such as the house rent and electricity bill reimbursement policies. Many NGOs also provide medical expenses just like the government sector. This helps in bringing down the other expenses and makes low pay packages sufficient for the candidates.
Rural Resources
 
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Video project for class
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Rural Resources Creative Project
 
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Ken Burns style project for Rural Resources/Service Learning during block 3 of the 2011-2012 Tusculum College school year.
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Land Use
 
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018 - Land Use In this video Paul Andersen explains how land is developed for human use. Urbanization has occurred through the last century as people have moved to cities in large numbers. Transportation and the arrival of the car have led to urban sprawl and urban blight. Smart growth can be used to mediate some of the ecosystem impacts. Land is also preserved in parks, refuges, and wilderness areas. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: Bob Marshall Wilderness. (2015, October 6). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bob_Marshall_Wilderness&oldid=684367778 English: Bureau of Land Management logo. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]a). Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blm.svg English: Thermal infrared satellite data measured by NASA. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]b). Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Newyork_heat_island.jpg en.wikipedia, U., Billwhittaker at. (2009). English: Chart comparing the age curves of Pocahontas County and Johnson County to demonstrate Rural flight. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rural_flight.jpg File:Niepolomice oli 2013251.jpg. (2014, April 12). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Niepolomice_oli_2013251.jpg&oldid=603861332 File:Revised petrol use urban density.JPG. (2012, March 21). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Revised_petrol_use_urban_density.JPG&oldid=483238766 Gonzalez, C. (2010). English: Aerial View of Photochemical Smog Pollution Over Mexico City. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:AerialViewPhotochemicalSmogMexicoCity_2.jpg Government, U. S. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). Logo of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US-FishAndWildlifeService-Logo.svg Lasvegaslover. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). English: Las Vegas Strip. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Las_Vegas_89.jpg Martinsnm. (2013). English: Laguna de Rocha, the largest wetland in the urban area in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Laguna01.jpg Service, F. (2011). English: Official logo of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ForestServiceLogoOfficial.svg Service, U. S. government, National Park. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). English: Logo of the United States National Park Service. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US-NationalParkService-ShadedLogo.svg Service, U. S. F. and W. (2005). English: Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain, looking south toward the Brooks Range mountains. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooks_Range_Mountains_ANWR.jpg Taylorluker. (2010). Percentage of World Population- Urban/Rural. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Percentage_of_World_Population_Urban_Rural.PNG USA, N. G. S. F. C. from G., MD. (2012). English: Over the years of the Landsat program, the desert city of Las Vegas has gone through a massive growth spurt. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Landsat_View,_Las_Vegas,_Nevada_satellite.jpg (n.d.). Retrieved from https://openclipart.org/detail/172163/1950s-rambler-convertible
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Rural Utility Puts GIS to Work
 
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Join Esri and special guests Russ Rose, Chief Executive Officer, and Kenny Ratliff, GIS Manager, in this webinar to learn how Oldham County Water District has grown their GIS to support management and maintenance of their water system. For information on upcoming and past webinars; visit https://www.esri.com/en-us/industries/water/webinars
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MGT 339 Resource Inventory Management for Rural Communities
 
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Level: Management This 8-hour management-level course is designed to educate participants on the need for resource inventory management practices, effective strategies, and tools in development of a community-wide resource inventory. Through this course, participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to create and maintain a comprehensive resource inventory including resources from both the public and private sectors on a local, county, or multi-county area. Participants will learn more about the FEMA Incident Resource Inventory System (IRIS) as a tool to assist communities in resource "typing" and inventory efforts.
4-H Urban-Rural Exchange.m4v
 
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In cooperation with the 4-H programs in Grant, Klamath, Wallowa and Multnomah County, the 4-H urban-rural exchange program is helping bridge the urban-rural divide by bringing urban and rural youth and families together for five day exchanges. This program is designed to help Oregon youth and families Oregon understand natural resource management from both and urban and rural perspective. The exchange is also designed to help students develop a camaraderie and spirit of friendship with families from rural Oregon who are involved in ranching, farming and natural resources management.
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Sustainable community development: from what's wrong to what's strong | Cormac Russell | TEDxExeter
 
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How can we help people to live a good life? Instead of trying to right what's wrong within a community Cormac argues we need to start with what's strong. We need to help people discover what gifts they have and to use those gifts to enrich those around them. -- At TEDxExeter 2016 our speakers encapsulated the idea of movement, that grappling with humanity’s toughest questions requires first a vision, a dream, and then action. Video Production Chromatrope (http://chromatrope.co.uk/) Production Manager Andy Robertson (http://www.youtube.com/familygamertv) Cormac Russell is Managing Director of Nurture Development, the leading Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) organisation in Europe, and faculty member of the ABCD Institute at Northwestern University, Illinois. He works with local communities, NGOs and governments on asset-based community development and other strengths-based approaches, in four continents. Cormac served on the UK Government’s Expert Reference Group on Community Organising and Communities First during its term in 2011-12. His book “Asset Based Community Development (ABCD): Looking Back to Look Forward” was published in 2015. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Rural Innovator’s Meet 2018
 
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Rural India is considered to be economically backward, because of lack of penetration of appropriate technologies that restrict agriculture productivity, sustainable natural resource management and utilisation of bio-resources. Technology provides solution to the rural issues like unemployment, degradation of natural resources, low productivity in agriculture, stagnation of non-agriculture sectors etc. In order to link the rural Kerala with advanced technologies, to promote rural innovators and expose their technologies for refinement if necessary, and to establish a strong network between rural innovators and formal research and development institutions for promoting better technologies for rural life, MSSRF partnership with KSCSTE is organized a rural innovators’ meet in Wayanad on May 14-16, 2018. https://www.mssrfcabc.res.in/rim2018/
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REDD+ Mozambique: Empowering Rural Communities Towards Sustainable Forest Management
 
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With 70% of forest cover, Mozambique has promoted a system of forest concessions, community management and forest governance. Charcoal is still produced from native forests, leading to immense pressure on natural resources, and way beyond its regeneration capacity. It has proven effort on how to make the forest sector contribute to its national development plans, help grow the economies, reduce rural poverty, while being environmentally sustainable. Local communities in Mozambique work toward strengthening natural forest management to ensure sustainable use of forest resources that will increase benefits to them and add value to forest their products. This video is part of a series featuring results under the REDD+ (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation Initiative), a system of financial incentives for more sustainable forest management. It depicts forest communities’ livelihoods, drivers of deforestation and its human impacts in Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Ghana, Liberia, and Mozambique.
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Rural and Remote Retrieval Weekend 2019
 
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The Rural and Remote Retrieval Weekend provides participants the opportunity to learn about the management of medical emergencies in a remote environment with limitation in equipment, personnel and resources.
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UTaNRMP-Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Promo Video
 
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A promo video showcasing the work done by The Upper Tana Natural Resources Management Project to reduce poverty in rural communities in the upper Tana catchment area
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Supplying clean water to rural communities in India
 
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In a collaborative project with researchers from The Energy and Resources Institute of India (TERI) and the University of Rhode Island, Monash Public Health & Preventive Medicine PhD student Sarah McGuinness explored use of riverbank filtration to supply clean, cheap drinking water to rural communities in India, with some surprising results.
GIZ: Prospects for rural areas of the Western Balkans. 2017
 
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The Western Balkan countries face the phenomena of outmigration and rural depopulation, which are severe problems in the whole region. The regional project "Rural Development through Integrated Forest and Water Resources Management" (LEIWW),among the others, aims to illustrate alternative ways of income generation in rural areas and create tangible future perspectives for returnees, as well as potential migrants. The tailor-made qualification measures for cooks, bakers, bartenders, barista and waiters were offered to approximately 200 young trainees from WB countries. The offered qualification measures should increase chances of trainees for employment in the tourism sector, while at the same time answering to the increased demand of the private sector for certain professions. In addition, the provided training measures for the population across the borders should contribute to ensuring same/similar standards in the provision of tourism services in the cross border tourist destinations.
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5  HIV   Management in rural and regional areas
 
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NSW HIV Support Program Video Series Every person diagnosed with HIV has the right to and should be offered 5 Key Support Services: Effective clinical management, including access to treatment Psychosocial support Counselling about prevention of transmission of HIV to others, including the role of treatment in reducing the risk of transmission Support to ensure that all at risk partners are identified and tested for HIV Linkage to relevant specialist, community and peer support services The NSW HIV Support Program ensures that expert advice, support and resources needed by doctors to deliver the 5 Key Support Services are available at the time of making an HIV diagnosis. These short videos have been developed through sector-wide consultation and are part of a resource package for health professionals and people living with HIV across NSW. web: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/endinghiv/Pages/video-series.aspx
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Rural resources harlem shake
 
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Rural Resources is a non-profit organization in Greene County TN. We are about connecting farms, food, families. We work with at-risk teens in the area teaching about gardening, farming, cooking, business education, and livestock management. Check us out on the web, www.ruralresources.net for more information and ways you can help like adopting a teen for the year.
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Amrita Water Distribution System: Sustainable Water Management in Rural India (Rajasthan)
 
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For many villagers in India, collecting and carrying water is part of their daily routine. However, villagers often have to walk several kilometers to collect water necessary for themselves and their families, sometimes walking several times a day. Recognizing the hardship of the villagers, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, encouraged faculty, staff, and students from the Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications, the Department of Civil Engineering, and the Amrita Center for International Programs at Amrita University to work with members of Amrita Self Reliant Villages (ASeRve) to build water distribution systems for more effective water use and management. For more details, visit https://www.amrita.edu/international/live-in-labs
Junji Wakui (JICA, Japan)): Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement in Rural Areas of Senegal
 
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Junji Wakui (JICA, Japan; Director of Water Resources Management Division 2): Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement in Rural Areas of Tambacounda, Kedougou and Matam - JICA's new technical cooperation project in Senegal. Presentation given at: Side event 1 "Inspired by SuSanA: Development partners strengthen their focus on sustainable sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa - the example of Germany and Japan" 15th SuSanA meeting 4th African Water Week (AWW) Cairo, Egypt 16 May 2012 Further information and the presentation slides: http://www.susana.org/lang-en/meetings/may-2012-cairo-no-15
Task Shifting - Hospital Management in Rural Swaziland
 
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As part of my medical school elective, I travelled to Ubombo Sugar Ltd. Hospital in Swaziland to learn and work. Whilst there I was taught about style of hospital management, used to great effect, called "Task Shifting".
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Urban and Rural Planning in India
 
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Subject:Environmental Sciences Paper: Environmental management
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Clean Water the Key to Changing Lives in Rural Sri Lanka
 
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In Sri Lanka, women are assumed to be the main beneficiaries of projects improving the supply of water and management of sanitation. Women are traditionally responsible for cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the family and are highly affected by problems associated with water supply. During dry periods, women have to manage limited resources between household needs and for gardens surrounding their houses. Produce from gardens is an important contribution to food security. Women often have to share water with other households or walk great distances to find alternative sources. The government of Sri Lanka is working to reduce the time women spend fetching water, the burden of carrying heavy loads, and the time spent taking care of children suffering from waterborne diseases. The Asian Development Bank aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty. Approximately 1.4 billion people in the region are poor and unable to access essential goods, services, assets and opportunities to which every human is entitled. Get involved. Share this video. Learn more and interact with ADB by visiting our subscriber services page or our website at http://www.adb.org
NABARD LEC 8 AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
 
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This video Covers Plantation of Horticulture Crops,Post Harvest Management,Value and supply chain management of Plantation and horticulture crops
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FAO-Turkey Partnership Programme
 
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http://www.fao.org/europe/programmes-and-projects/fao-turkey/en/ Established in 2006, the FAO-Turkey Partnership Programme (FTPP) focuses on achieving food security and combatting rural poverty in countries of the Caucasus and in the Central Asia subregion through projects operated at the national, multi-country and subregional level. The programme has supported countries in the areas of food security, food safety, rural development, natural resources management, animal and plant genetic resources. Turkey has to date contributed USD 20 million to the programme and has committed itself for the second phase covering the period 2016-2020. Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Carolyn Berg - New Model for Groundwater Management in Rural-Agricultural Basins
 
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New Model for Groundwater Management in Rural-Agricultural Basins Carolyn K. Berg1, County of San Luis Obispo, [email protected], CC +18057815536 John Diodati2, County of San Luis Obispo, [email protected], CC +18057882832 California’s Central Coast Hydrologic Region relies on groundwater for approximately 80 percent of its water supply to serve rural, urban, agricultural, and environmental demands. San Luis Obispo County, one of six counties within this region, has 22 groundwater basins underlying 3,304 square miles of largely rural and agricultural lands. Historically, these groundwater basins have had no requirements to manage groundwater. However in January 2015, the State enacted its first major groundwater law – the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) – that requires local agencies to establish governance structures in order to sustainably manage groundwater resources. Some groundwater basins have adequate existing local agencies capable of this task; others do not. This topic will briefly overview potential management strategies being considered in local basins. Speakers will focus discussion on a unique case study of a governance model developed by stakeholders in the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin (Paso Basin). Stakeholders in this basin worked with Assemblyman Achadjian to introduce AB2453, a bill that created the opportunity to form California’s first hybrid water district. The intent was to have a board of directors that reflected the unique demographics of the basin. Instead of a basin comprised solely of agricultural interests, the Paso basin has a diverse mix of rural residential, commercial wineries, irrigated agriculture (vineyards, deciduous fruit, forage crops & vegetables) and livestock. Landowners on a weighted ‘one acre-one vote’ methodology elect traditional water districts board of directors. AB2453 modifies this practice by instituting a hybrid nine-member board reflective of the various land uses in the Paso Basin. Three members have to be registered voters living within the district boundary, and would be elected by registered voters living within the district boundary. The remaining six seats would be filled by landowners, but broken further into three categories of small (less than 40 acres), medium (40 – 40 acres) and large (greater than 400 acres) landowners. These members would be elected by an acreage vote, similar to traditional water districts. Creation of the water district is subject to a formation vote by landowners and funding approval under Proposition 218. The water district application was reviewed by the Local Agency Formation Commission in order to establish boundaries and powers, and the landowner formation vote and Proposition 218 funding vote are scheduled for March 2016. At the time of the conference we will know the results of the elections, and will be able to discuss next steps based on those outcomes.
Roundtable: Supporting and Diversifying Rural Economies
 
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Day 2 will begin with remarks by Peter Daugherty, Oregon State Forester. Moderator: Tom Insko, Eastern Oregon University. Panelists: Nils Christofferson, Wallowa Resources; Pete Caligiuri, The Nature Conservancy; Sally Russell, Mayor Pro Tem of Bend, Oregon. This roundtable held in Bend, Oregon, and hosted by Oregon Governor Kate Brown is part of the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative, the central policy initiative of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock in his capacity as Chair of the Western Governors' Association.
Imagevideo ICID:Towards Sustainable Rural Development.mpg
 
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Invitation movie for the conference with the themes: Intgrated Land and Water Resources Management:Towards Sustainable Rural Development
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Committee on Rural Economy, Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources
 
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Presentation and debates on report on the participation of the Pan-African Parliament in the Conference of the Parties (COP23) Session, 6 – 17 November 2017, Bonn, Germany
Rural Development and Governance
 
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This Lecture talks about Rural Development and Governance .
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NABARD- National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development| Apex Institution| IBS | BBA
 
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NABARD- National Institute for Agriculture and Rural Development National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) is set up as an apex Development Bank by the Government of India with a mandate for facilitating credit flow for promotion and development of agriculture, cottage and village industries Objectives More than 50% of the rural credit is disbursed by the Co-operative Banks and Regional Rural Banks. NABARD is responsible for regulating and supervising the functions of Co-operative banks and RRBs. NABARD works towards providing a strong and efficient rural credit delivery system, capable of taking care of the expanding and diverse credit needs of agriculture and rural development. Functions of NABARD Credit Functions: Framing policy and guidelines for rural financial institutions. Providing credit facilities to issuing organizations Monitoring the flow of ground level rural credit. Preparation of credit plans annually for all districts for identification of credit potential. Development Functions: Help cooperative banks and Regional Rural Banks to prepare development actions plans for themselves. Help Regional Rural Banks and the sponsor banks to enter into MoUs with state governments and cooperative banks to improve the affairs of the Regional Rural Banks. Monitor implementation of development action plans of banks. Provide financial support for the training institutes of cooperative banks, commercial banks and Regional Rural Banks. Provide financial assistance to cooperative banks for building improved management information system, computerisation of operations and development of human resources. Supervisory Functions: Undertakes inspection of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and Cooperative Banks (other than urban/primary cooperative banks) under the provisions of Banking Regulation Act, 1949. Undertakes inspection of State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Banks (SCARDBs) and apex non- credit cooperative societies on a voluntary basis. Provides recommendations to Reserve Bank of India on issue of licenses to Cooperative Banks, opening of new branches by State Cooperative Banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). Undertakes portfolio inspections besides off-site surveillance of Cooperative Banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). For notes: mail us on [email protected] or Comment below or Check our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/collegeprotutor Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegeprotutor For More Subscribe now... http://bit.ly/collegeprotutor mail us for any queries: mailto://collegepro[email protected] #NabardBBA #NabardIndia #NABARDinHINDI Show us your Support and Love :) Paytm: 8800302039
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European Union support rural communities to adapt Climate Change
 
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The EU in Timor-Leste is funding projects to improve the capacity of populations vulnerable to climate change risks to cope with climate change effects. By introducing sustainable management of their natural resources and the improvement of their livelihood options, by using local development mechanisms and taking social inclusion and conflict management into account.
Paresh Sukthankar, Deputy Managing Director, HDFC Bank on the Holistic Rural Development Programme
 
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Paresh Sukthankar, Deputy Managing Director, HDFC Bank speaking on the Holistic Rural Development Programme (HRDP), a part of HDFC Bank’s CSR initiatives with ‘Creating Sustainable Communities’ as its underlying philosophy. #AStepTowardsProgress
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Integrated and adaptive management of environmental resources and climate risks in Andean watersheds
 
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The joint program aims at mainstreaming adaptation to climate change in the work of district and regional governments, producers´ associations and local population of the watersheds in general. To this end, the project implements a set of actions to improve the capacities of regional and local authorities and rural families, supported by information generation activities, demonstration projects and specific support for and sustainable and adaptive agricultural production and natural resources management. (c) FAO: http://www.fao.org
Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Compliance & Management
 
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The low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program is one of the federal government’s primary policy tools for encouraging the development and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing. While the LIHTC Program can seem complex; the program is being effectively utilized by numerous housing and community development agencies to increase affordable housing options available in their local communities. This webinar explains the rules and regulations required to establish and maintain compliance at an LIHTC project. Power Point Presentation http://ruralhome.org/storage/documents/training_materials/webinars/lihtc-compliance-ppt.pdf Resources: 1. Low Income Housing Tax Credit Summary (.pdf) https://www.hudexchange.info/resources/documents/Low-Income-Housing-Tax-Credit-Summary.pdf 2. Low Income Housing Tax Credit Fair Housing http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/lihtcmou 3. Liz Bramlet Consulting LLC http://www.lizbramletconsulting.com/ Funded by: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development
The Rural Approach: Healthy Landscapes for Healthy Economies
 
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Melanie Parker leads Northwest Connections, a community based conservation and education organization in Montana's Swan Valley. She coordinates a number of concentric efforts in place-based conservation in the Northern Rockies. She was the recipient of the Cecil D. Andrus Leadership Award for Conservation and Sustainability in 2009. Nils D. Christoffersen is the Executive Director of Wallowa Resources, an organization he joined in 1999. Over the past 13 years, he has helped develop Wallowa Resources' watershed stewardship and education programs, and their investments in small log / biomass processing and marketing. Nils' work includes 6 years in Eastern and Southern Africa, with an emphasis on community based natural resource management. He currently serves on the Oregon Board of Forestry and Chairs the Enterprise School Board.
Rural Challenges: Inequalities and Development (Preview)
 
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For more information please go to: http://www.pumpkin-interactive.co.uk/collections/geography/products/river-processes-and-landforms DUR: 54 mins. YEAR: 2009. KS 3-5 We visit several communities in Tamil Nadu to look at the causes of rural poverty. The resource covers the role of land ownership, subsistence farming, the caste system, climate, globalisation, lack of access to basic services, the plight of women. The programme shows the impacts of this poverty and what life is like in a poor rural area. It goes on to look at various ways this poverty can be alleviated, including: providing better access to education, health, improving farming methods, micro-credit schemes aimed at women and care of the orphan Elders left behind as the young migrate to the city. Endorsed by Edexcel for use with their GCE Geography specification. Mentioned in the OCR sample schemes of work and lesson plans/Teachers Handbook for OCR GCSE Geography A and B 2009 specifications. Suggested exam board specification links: Edexcel GCSE Spec B Unit 2 Section A Globalisation and Development Dilemmas Unit 2 Section C The Challenges of a Rural World iGCSE Section C Globalisation Topic 9 Development and Human Welfare GCE AS Unit 2 Topic 4 Unequal Spaces A2 Unit 4 Option 3 World of Cultural Diversity A2 Unit 4 Option 4 Life on the Margins AQA GCSE Spec A Unit 2 Changing Rural Environments Unit 2 Globalisation Unit 2 The Development Gap GCE Unit 3 Development and Globalisation WJEC GCSE Spec A Topic 4 Changing Populations Topic 6 Development GCSE Spec B Theme 2 and 3 GCE G3 Development, Emerging Asia OCR GCSE A Unit A 731 Similarities and Differences: Settlements and Population GCE Unit F763 Development and Inequalities
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