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OECD Conference and RUPRI/ICRPS Preconference Workshop

OECD held its 10th Rural Development Policy Conference on National Prosperity through Modern Rural Policy: Competitiveness and Well-being in Rural Regions on May 19-21 2015 in Memphis, Tennessee. RUPRI and ICRPS held a Preconference Workshop – The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus: An Emerging Challenge for Rural Policy

 on Monday May 18th.

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The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) provides unbiased analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America. RUPRI’s aim is to spur public dialogue and help policymakers understand the rural impacts of public policies and programs.


Our work helps to promote innovative, collaborative, and systems-based approaches to rural issues that engage decision-makers and rural people at local, regional, state, national, and international levels.


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