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Developing Cities Get an Enhanced Makeover with Minecraft
Part of the United Nations' Block by Block program, community members are asked to redesign public spaces, which includes parks and public squares that need to be redeveloped, inside the popular...more



Benefitting Underserved Communities Through Community Development Efforts
Cooperative Extension, a "one-stop shop" for community education and outreach, is considered a hub that can bolster resource access for members of underserved communities by connecting with...more

Case Study on Las Vegas Investors and Housing Markets
The Las Vegas case study examined four areas in the Las Vegas Metro featuring low to middle-level housing market subareas. Investors displayed a persistent presence throughout the study area,...more

Countywide Panel Considers Economic Development District
An 18-member committee comprised of business and civic leaders have recently expressed their desire to increase the chance of projects getting funding from the federal Economic Development...more

Foundation Grants to Rural Community Development Networks Gradually Grow
Rick Cohen, a writer for the Daily Yonder, reports that foundation grants in rural community development corporations (CDCs) are moderately rising since 2006. Cohen furnishes a Nonprofit Quarterly...more

Grandmont Rosedale Furnishes Guide For Community Development
Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC), an organization introduced during the 1980s serves to help Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods maintain a collective sense of purpose. Celebrating...more

25,000 New Jobs Predicted
The social enterprise sector is projected to create 25,000 new jobs in the next seven years. According to Forfas, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise, report shows how the sector,...more

A Recipe for Creating Healthier Neighborhoods
The Institute for Comprehensive Community Development has furnished a series of articles that looks at how revitalized low-income neighborhoods doesn't just create affordable, safe housing and...more

WVGES Now Accepting Grant Applications to Promote Economic Development
The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey (WVGES) is now accepting applications for up to a total of $745,000 in Broadband Technical Assistance Grant funds. The funds will support statewide...more




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Greenpeace Innovation Challenge for Rural India’s Sustainable Irrigation Solution

Greenpeace Innovation Challenge for Rural India’s Sustainable Irrigation Solution
Greenpeace has announced its latest innovation challenge “A Watershed Moment in India”.

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