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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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Ian Bebbington, from West Midlands Agricultural Society, said: "It's a great achievement to be shortlisted for a Rural Business Award.
Tester first introduced the Restoring Rural Residencies Act one month after hosting his inaugural Rural Health Summit in May of 2016.
To overcome these challenges, the report calls for rural revitalisation, highlighting policies, institutions, and investments that can transform rural areas into vibrant and healthy places to live, work and raise families.
, Pangasinan-based Malasiqui Progressive Savings and Loan Bank, Rural Bank of Luna (Apayao), Rural Bank of Pagbilao, Rural Bank of Sta.
Understanding what works well in rural areas will help us campaign for housing policy that better meets the needs of rural communities.
To provide a dedicated PCSO for Cheshire's 26 rural communities and ensure every PCSO is trained in tackling rural issues; ?
"Interest has varied from location to location with respect to the rural outreach events we conducted during fiscal year 2018, but overall was good," Stewart said.
However, the largest chunk of the rural population is made of daily wage earners, not farmers, the report said, adding that an equal focus on both rural wages and farm income is vital to relieve rural distress.
While she has served large health systems, her passion is rural, driven by her Minnesota farming family roots.
According to the report 'Rural women account for a great proportion of the agricultural labour force, produce the majority of food grown, especially in subsistence farming, and perform most of the unpaid care work in rural areas.'
For a closer look at the data, see the latest edition of the organization's report Why Rural Matters, published in June 2017 and available at www.ruraledu.org.
This was stated by activists from the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA) on Sunday while announcing a conference on rural women to mark the International Rural Women's Day.