USDA Launches StrikeForce Initiative for Economic Development


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kicks off its "StrikeForce" Initiative in 10 more states to bolster relationships with rural communities and to influence resources in communities stricken with chronic poverty.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack states that through the StrikeForce project, the Department will work hard in collaboration with local and rural communities to boost economic development.

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Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.




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