- Rural Futures Lab: (Local) Food for Thought: A Value Chain in Action. A rural blog takes a closer look at the locivore movement in Ohio.
- Impacts of Bio Energy on Food Security, according to FAO.
- An attempt to quantify the economic contribution of rural communities in Alberta, Canada.
- FAO also says Involving local farmers is key to success of foreign investment
The Transportation Research Board in the United States is a great source for information on rural transportation topics. The organization has recently published three toolkits which may be of interest to those for those within the study or application of rural transportation:
Recently Read is a weekly column where we share some of the links we have come across that are related to rural development in one way or the other, and that we think Summer Institute alumni will find interesting.
More interesting articles on rural topics can be found in our previous “Recently Read” posts!
You can also join the Exploring Rurality group on Facebook, or the ICRPS group on Linkedin!