In the time to come, the province will focus on encouraging people to invest in high-tech applications in agricultural production, mobilising capital from the national target programme and other sources to invest in building infrastructure for agricultural development, and expediting pharmaceutical projects in the province associated with the value chain. … [Read more...] about Kon Tum spurs high tech agriculture development
“While there is still more work to do, I am proud of the progress that has been made to not only improve the development and planning process within the agency, but modernize outdated operational functions internally and externally,” Golden said in the statement. “Proposing to abolish the BPDA ignores the reality of the present day community-based planning agency, and discredits the hard working staff who are in our neighborhoods every single day engaging residents on how we prepare for Boston’s future.” … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.
Myth 5: What about Wi-Fi? Isn’t Africa technologically backwards? Africa is going through a technological revolution, leapfrogging computers for internet connections through mobile devices. There are communities without running water but with smartphones and tablets. Farmers are using apps and drones to assist their farming production. We have extensive fiber networks, mobile connectivity, 4G (soon to have 5G), and Wi-Fi connectivity in rural and remote areas. It’s not uncommon to be driving along a rural road to find someone chatting on the mobile, miles from anywhere. Extensive connectivity has spurred on techpreneurs and remarkable advancements by innovative young Africans. … [Read more...] about 9 Myths About Traveling to Africa
Rainbow Vista Trail, Valley of Fire State Park, NV Anyone who’s ever stared into an evening campfire knows there’s more to see than red and orange. Watch long enough and you’ll see white and even blue dance among the embers. In the fall, get a similar fiery color show on the Rainbow Vista Trail, a short but remarkable loop through sandstone towers and narrow canyons in the Nevada desert. From the trailhead, head east on the sandy trail; bright red-orange towers frame the draw on either side in impossible wind-carved formations. The desert opens up less than a quarter mile from the parking lot, in a broad sandy bowl between ridges; turn left here to start the main 1.6-mile loop. As you hike along the edge of the rocks more ridges rise into view, striped pink and white and even blue in the far Muddy Mountains. Partway around take a slight detour up a narrow canyon to the Fire Canyon Overlook, the perfect spot for a lunch break. The overlook drops away into a bright … [Read more...] about 20 Fall Hikes You Can Do Right Now
A sign reading "stop celebrating genocide" sits at the base of a statue of Christopher Columbus on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Providence, R.I., after it was vandalized with red paint on the day named to honor him as one of the first Europeans to reach the New World. The statue has been the target of vandals on Columbus Day in the past. less … [Read more...] about Columbus statue in Rhode Island covered in red paint