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Safe Routes to School Mini-Grants Call for Applications

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The National Center for Safe Routes to School is now accepting applications for 25 mini-grants worth $1,000 each to support  Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs that enable and encourage children to safely walk and bicycle to school. For more information about the National Center’s mini-grant program, visit www.saferoutesinfo.org/funding-portal/mini-grants. Applications are due Wednesday, October 19, 2011. …

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Horn of Africa Aid Map

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Developed by InterAction as an NGO Aid Map initiative, the “Horn of Africa Aid Map” has mapped 98 aid and development projects in East Africa working to relieve famine. This map hopes to increase transparency and improve the decision-making process by “facilitating partnerships and [improving] coordination among those working in the region [to help] NGOs, …

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Mapping the Food Industry–MarketMaker

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MarketMaker–an online marketing and mapping tool that gets the state’s freshest seafood and produce in the hands of the consumers–received an award at the National Value Added Agricultural Conference in Pittsburgh, sponsored by Farm Credit. The national network currently consists of 16 states including  Colorado, Nebraska, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, New York, …

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World Water Day 2011

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Started in 1993, World Water Day, held March 22 of each year, was established by the United Nations as an international day for educating the world on the importance of freshwater resources and the need for developing sustainable freshwater consumption and use habits. Yesterday, March 22, 2011, was World Water Day, and the theme for …

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Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America

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The Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America was developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). It is an online mapping tool that visually depicts over 60 different statistical indicators of rural and small-town America. As stated by the Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, “The new Atlas will … help policy makers pinpoint the …

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