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African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the ins...
Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
An independent voluntary association of rural physicians from across Canada, advocating for sustainable conditions for rural health-care workers, equitable access to health care for rural Canadians, and a National Rural Health Str...

News Releases

Closure of Rural Birthing Units Associated with Increased Costs / Worse outcomes 1 in 5 Rural Women have to travel to the city for Birth
2013-07-09
Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
Shawville: A recent government report shows that 1 in 5 rural women now have to travel to the city for birth. The report finds that these women, unlike those who have the ability to deliver at the sm...

Sources Select Resources

Appalachia Rising
Which Side Are You On?
Mincy, Grant
Article
2014
CounterPunch
On January 9, 2014, a dangerous toxin, 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, leaked from a busted tank and into the Elk River in West Virginia. It is believed that nearly 7,500 gallons of the toxin made its w...
Connexions Library: Rural Issues Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on rural issues.
Content Magazine - Number 50
April 1975
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Why the Left Isn't Talking About Rural American Poverty
Gurley, Lauren
Article
2015
In These Times
Within the popular American conscience there are two favoured focal points for discussing the problem of poverty. The first is within the urban, inner city context and the second is the poverty of the...

Sources Bookshelf

Content Magazine - Number 50
April 1975
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975

Media

Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal. Health issues, rural health policies and clinical information.
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
The ministry extends practical and financial assistance to farmers to improve their techniques, rehabilitate their land and upgrade their livestock and crops. It supports research and education at agr...


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