ERIC Number: ED075112
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-May-31
Reference Count: 0
Rural Development: 1971--A Year of Listening and Watching the Development of the Growing Consensus that Something Must be Done for the People of the American Countryside.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Separate reports on various aspects of rural development were presented in this committee report. A summation of accomplishments during 1971 and plans for the future were presented. Major topics covered in the reports included job development, revenue sharing, Federal spending in rural areas, current population trends, the improvement of management capabilities of small local governments, extension of higher education resources into rural areas, and changing governmental roles. Some problem areas were defined and discussed. These problem areas included rural outmigration, regional planning, agriculture, poverty, minority groups, housing, water and sewer systems, rural health, education, business and industrial development, transportation, rural credit, land use, and natural resources. A list of other publications by the Subcommittee on Rural Development is appended. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.