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Political, legal barriers face historic Colombia peace deal

...5 million internally displaced people. The estimated costs of implementing already agreed-upon provisions for rural development and combatting drug trafficking start at $30 billion over the next decade.Colombia will have to build roads...
Nation and World
Letter: Issues with fireweed editorial

...did not pan out.Many found it unconscionable that Bicknell Inc. bought the property knowing it was zoned as Rural Development and almost immediately sent a representative to the Assembly who stated the land is worthless without a rezone...
Zimbabwe cools off on extraditing Cecil's hunter

...them. A single hunter can spend more than $40,000 on a trophy hunting trip," says Campfire, on its website. "At least half of that revenue goes to the local communities for rural development and environmental conservation."
Nation and World
USDA announces farm bill funding program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development Alaska State announced Thursday the availability of USDA loans to build broadband in rural areas, along with changes to the program...
Winning king 'hit like a ton of bricks'

...Assistance Program, which since 1998 has provided about 50-100 enrolled members with scholarships to pursue studies in rural development, medicine, elementary education, anthropology, pharmacy, environmental science, business, American Indian...
Local | Outdoors
Hoonah student chosen for Judson Brown Scholarship

...Otter). She is pursuing a master's degree in rural development at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of...of our past. By earning my master's degree in rural development, I hope to build upon my ancestors' thousands of...
New UAS chancellor takes reins jewel.Q: Before coming to UAS, you were a professor for 20 years in the UAF Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development. What do you see as UAS' next step in attracting and raising up Alaska Native students to create a more diverse...
State | Local
My Turn: Collaborating for economic development, community health

...disadvantaged rural areas. Southeast is one of Alaska's two designated Strikeforce regions: the Forest Service, Rural Development, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Farm Service Agency are working together to focus and coordinate USDA...
Alutiiq Museum welcomes new director

...bachelor's degree in Anthropology and American Civilization from Brown University, and then completed a Master degree in Rural Development through the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her research was supported by a prestigious Truman Scholarship, and...
Upcoming Native American Heritage Month events

...Center at the Anchorage Museum, and Judy Ramos, assistant professor with the Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development at UAA. Their lecture will be held at noon in the Sealaska Boardroom on the fourth floor of the Sealaska Building...


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