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Organizations relating to Rural

European Council for the Village and Small Town / Tenterden, UK / Est. 1984
African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1977
Comité Européen de Droit Rural / Paris, France / Est. 1957
Association pour les universités rurales européennes / Vila Velha de Ródão, Portugal / Est. 1988
Asian Rural Sociology Association / Santa Cruz, Philippines / Est. 1992
Europäische ARGE Landenentwicklung and Dorferneuerung / St Pölten, Austria / Est. 1988
Centre technique de coopération agricole et rurale / Est. 1983
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific / Dhaka, Bangladesh / Est. 1979
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction / New York NY, USA / Est. 1960
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania / Chania, Greece / Est. 1983
European Conference on Agriculture and Rural Development in China / Delft, Netherlands
Ruralia / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1995
South Eastern Europe Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group / Skopje, North Macedonia / Est. 2005
Ruralter Platform / Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Rural Tourism International - Training Network / Est. 2005
International Forum for Rural Transport and Development / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1992
Fondation internationale Olympafrica / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1993
Caribbean Network for Integrated Rural Development / Tunapuna, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1988
International Rural Network / Est. 2001
West Africa Rural Foundation / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1993
Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Organizaciones del Campo / Managua, Nicaragua
Association for European Rural Universities / Vila Velha de Ródão, Portugal / Est. 1989
Inter-State School of Hydraulic and Rural Engineering for Senior Technicians / Est. 1972
Red de Instituciones Vinculadas a la Capacitación en Economia y Politicas Agricolas en América Latina y el Caribe / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Est. 1993
Self Help Africa / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 2008
Agricultural and Rural Convention / Paris, France
European Rural Development Network / Warsaw, Poland / Est. 2002
Rural Investment Support for Europe Foundation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2006
Rural Water Supply Network / St Gallen, Switzerland
UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education / Baoding, China / Est. 1994
Institute of Tropics and Subtropics, Prague / Prague, Czechia / Est. 1961
African Development Programme / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1993
Landesa - Rural Development Institute / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1967
Institute for Sustainable Rural Development Foundation / Bicol Bioregion, Philippines / Est. 1989
Centre for Research on Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development / Chennai, India / Est. 1988
Centro de Estudios Rurales y de Agricultura Internacional / Valencia, Spain / Est. 1994
Fondation pour l'agriculture et la ruralité dans le monde / Montrouge, France / Est. 2004
Rural Foundation for the Development of the Third World / Rufisque, Senegal
Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development / Starkville MS, USA / Est. 1964
Andean Institute of Ecology and Development / Cusco, Peru
Institut de recherches et d'applications des méthodes de développement / Paris, France / Est. 1956
Rural Sociological Society / Columbia MO, USA / Est. 1937
Inter-réseaux Développement rural / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Associazione di Cooperazione Rurale in Africa e America Latina / Milan, Italy / Est. 1968
Centre for International Rural Development, Kassel / Witzenhausen, Germany / Est. 1994
Internasjonalt Folkehøgskole-Engasjement i Den Tredje Verda / Oslo, Norway
Santé Sud / Marseille, France / Est. 1984
Technology and Action for Rural Advancement / Delhi, India / Est. 1985
Fondation des maisons familiales rurales dans le monde / Paris, France
Chol-Chol Foundation for Human Development / Temuco, Chile / Est. 1971

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World Problems relating to Rural

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Rural poverty
Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Unavailability of trained teachers in rural areas
Unsystematic use of powerful relationships by rural communities
Inaccessibility of health services
Prohibitive cost of necessities in rural communities
Rival claims for conservation land
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Subsistence agricultural income level in rural communities
Destruction of wilderness
Rural-urban income differential
Restricted delivery of essential services to rural communities
Limitations on capital development in rural areas
Decline in rural customs and traditions
Rural unemployment
Destruction of rural subsistence economy
Structural failure of integrated rural development
Rural underdevelopment

Action Strategies relating to Rural

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Alleviating rural poverty
Supporting rural development
Developing rural communities
Advancing integrated rural development
Conserving rural areas
Revitalizing rural subsistence economy
Destroying rural subsistence economy
Developing rural economy
Preserving rural subsistence economy
Giving priority to primary environmental care in deprived urban and rural areas
Providing extension services to support local environmental management
Networking global rural development
Improving access to fuelwood for rural women
Improving access of rural poor to credit
Developing technology with farmers
Conducting research on participatory approaches to rural development planning
Limiting options of women
Improving rural financial networks
Expanding water services for rural and low-income peri-urban areas
Educating rural adults
Improving rural living conditions to reduce migration to cities
Decentralizing management of rural development
Using local knowledge in planning agricultural industries
Cooperating for local sustainable rural development
Extending rural energy planning to villages and households

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