The Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Ford Foundation are convening a National Conference and Conversation on Rural Wealth Creation and Livelihoods. The conference will bring together researchers, practitioners and policy-makers who are working on regional and rural development issues to discuss and facilitate a common understanding about fostering wealth creation and improved livelihoods in rural America through research and local, regional and federal development initiatives.

AURI Executive Director Teresa Spaeth, will be attending this invitation only conference on behalf of AURI. Find AURI presentation materials below.

File attached: Updated.innovation.presentation.JWL.pdf

File attached: Rural Innovation Network Presentation