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Farm Radio International

Farm Radio International (FRI) is a Canada-based organization and utilizes radio in its work fighting poverty and food insecurity in thirty-nine African countries. Founded in 1979, FRI disseminates information to millions of farmers about sustainable agriculture, nutrition, health, and community development. Visitors can read about the five programs that FRI runs by clicking on the "Our Work"...

Rural Community Assistance Corporation

Founded in 1978, the Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) is dedicated “to assisting rural communities in achieving their goals and visions by providing training, technical assistance and access to resources.” Their work is primarily focused on work in the 13 Western states and for communities with populations under 50,000. The homepage is quite inviting, and allows users to peruse a...
Southern Rural Development Center

Since John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson declared war on rural poverty during their time in the White House, there has been an overriding concern with alleviating the persistently high levels of poverty in the American South. A number of organizations have developed to provide assistance to the region, and the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC), located at Mississippi State University is one...
USDA Rural Development

The USDA Rural Development agency is committed "to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America". Its various financial programs and loans support the development and realization of such public facilities as water and sewer systems and also aid in various economic development initiatives aimed at improving conditions in rural settings across the country. On the site...