Category Archives: Rural communities

Govt decides against badger cull

News in from the beeb, the government has decided against a cull of badgers in England to control TB in cattle. The policy announcement, which was due to be made next Monday, goes against the recommendations of the former Chief … Continue reading

Posted in Disease, Economics, Food & Agriculture, Nature & Conservation, Politics & Policy initiatives, Rural communities, UK | Tagged | 6 Comments

The floods of Iowa: in pictures

 AP Photo/Jeff Roberson The rising Mississippi River has broken high-water records up and down the Iowa and Illinois shore, cresting as high as 12 feet above flood stage in some places. Estimates place the cost of the damage at over … Continue reading

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China encourages 2 child policy in cities.

       According to The China Daily the city of Guangzhou is heading towards a demographic and economic disaster because of its rapidly ageing population. In reaction the city has has developed its own policy encouraging families to have … Continue reading

Posted in China, Economics, Planning, Politics & Policy initiatives, Population, Protest, Rural communities, Urban | Tagged | 4 Comments

Consultation on protecting & improving health of bees

Defra has launched a consultation which aims to engage with all those with an interest in the sustainability of honey bees. The draft strategy is the result of a series of informal discussions and consultations with beekeeping associations and other … Continue reading

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Ghana: food or biofuels

The world is in the grip of a food crisis with prices of various staples sky-rocketing. In Ghana, prices have more than doubled since the crisis. But in the midst of the challenges posed by the rise in world food … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Biofuels, Business, Community Initiatives, Desertification, Economics, Energy, EU, Food & Agriculture, Politics, Rural communities, Sustainablity | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

China’s super highway changes SE Asia forever

Article The prime ministers of Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam officially opened a former opium smuggling route as the final link of what they call the “north-south economic corridor,” a network of roads linking the southern Chinese city … Continue reading

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Organic squash recipe and Earth Day!

My work allows me to meet and mingle with people of diversity. Most especially, I really enjoy and appreciate to mingle and discover how rural women live through day to day hardships and activities. So, traveling uncomfortably long hours on … Continue reading

Posted in Community Projects, Food & Agriculture, Philippines, Rural communities, Sustainablity, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 5 Comments