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UNWTO Hosts First Meeting on Measuring Sustainable Tourism

With the support of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), UNWTO has launched the initiative Towards a Statistical Framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST). The aim is to develop an international statistical framework for measuring tourism’s role in sustainable development, including economic, … Continue reading

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CRD Webinar Series | SRDC

Igniting the Spark for Community Development: Developing Community Readiness November 15th, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. CT/ 1:00 p.m. ET Often communities struggle with getting their citizenry involved in community betterment. In this session, we will explore the concept of community … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 2017 CDS/NACDEP Conference

Big Skies/Bold Partnerships: Moving Mountains Together CDS/NACDEP Joint Conference June 11-14, 2017 Big Sky, Montana The Community Development Society (CDS) and the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) are requesting proposals for refereed presentations and posters relating to … Continue reading

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National Co-op Month: Rural Business-Cooperative Service webinar series

October is National Cooperative Month! As part of this month’s celebration, USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) is holding a series of training and informational webinars to showcase the many important ways cooperatives empower our daily lives.

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UM Extension Hiring: Tourism Extension Educator

University of Minnesota Tourism Center seeks an 80% time educator to work with Minnesota communities and the tourism industry to develop tourism opportunities through education and community development programs. The educator will have statewide responsibility to support programs, applied research … Continue reading

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9/13 – 9/29/16: USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service Webinar Series

September is Rural Development Month at the Department of Agriculture (USDA), and USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) is holding a series of informational webinars to share success stories and best practices on how customers and partner organizations have used RBS … Continue reading

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10/17/16: Regional Rural Development Centers Webinar Series

Social Network Analysis for the Uninitiated: What is it and what is it good for? October 17th, 2016; 1 pm CT/2:00 pm ET, free registration Extension programs have a long history of building relationships toward increasing social capital…and an equally … Continue reading

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10/5 – 10/6: Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference

2016 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference; Oct. 5 – 6, 2016, Port Huron, MI. Sponsored by Michigan State University Extension. Registration: $85 The objective of the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference is to empower community teams to be more entrepreneur-friendly and … Continue reading

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8/16/16: Southern CRD Webinar Series

Responsive Countryside: The Digital Age and Rural Communities Mississippi State University Extension August 16, 2016; 1 pm EST, free registration The digital age is upon us. Its exponential, digital, combinatorial, and disruptive characteristics are ushering in revolutionary changes to our … Continue reading

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6/22/16: Southern CRD Webinar Series

Tourism in Extension: How We Assist Landowners, Communities and the Public At Large Miles Phillips and Stephen Brueggerhoff, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service June 22, 2016; 11 am CST, free registration Join Miles Phillips, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension … Continue reading

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