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  3. 2019-10-04 The multi-functional and inclusive Intergenerational Self-help Club (ISHC) is a mechanism for community strengthening that is inclusive of sustainable development. The ISHC aims at promoting the well-being of the poor and disadvantaged people, their families and communities. The model is based on...  
  4. 2016-11-15 This presentation will examine the value of sustainable tourism as a complement to agriculture activities in rural community development settings. The United World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) identifies tourism as “one of the strongest drivers of world trade and prosperity,” and the majority of...  
  5. 2015-01-28 An overview of how to use predatory insects in integrated pest management systems, including earwings, stink bugs, green lacewings, etc).  
  6. 2014-10-20  
  7. 2017-10-03 A common feature of remote villages is a lack of income-generating opportunities that force young people to migrate to the cities for employment. This results in communities dominated by the young and the old, a decline in the social and cultural fabric, and a reduced pride in rural life. Since...  
  8. 2018-02-06 Speaker Bio: Patrick is originally from Louisiana, but spent most of his growing-up years overseas. He lived in Rwanda, Mauritius, and Botswana before returning to the U.S. to begin university. After completing his undergraduate degree, he returned to Virginia Tech to complete a Master’s degree...  
  9. 2015-01-28 An overview of various microbial pesticide options and how they are used.  
  10. 2017-10-04 This session will look at the “best practices” of learning to learn from others and their experiences. In a world full of “techno-diddies,” as development workers, we often overlook the local knowledge and wisdom source of the very people and communities we are called to serve. How do we “put the...