ERIC Number: ED415049
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Southern Rural Development Center Annual Progress Report, 1996.
Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State, MS.
This annual report of the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC) describes the agency's extension and research activities from October 1, 1995, to October 1, 1996. SRDC is one of four regional centers coordinating rural development research and extension education programs cooperatively with the land-grant institutions. SRDC cooperates with 29 universities to serve Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Virginia. The first part of the report describes SRDC's funding, sponsors, audiences, staff, and structure, and lists members of the staff, board of directors, and program advisory committees. The remainder of the report describes SRDC-sponsored activities in the areas of human capital, leadership, rural health, and rural poverty. Under each area, specific programs and conferences dealing with schools, family, food processing, multicultural empowerment, 4-H health curriculum, communities in economic transition, and home-based and micro businesses are briefly noted. Publications are listed. (SAS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State, MS.