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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Economic Development also includes Rural Development.

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The Governor's Office Rural Development Initiative embodies several objectives to assist rural communities and small businesses to create and retain jobs through business development and community strategic planning assistance. Through various partnerships with federal, state, and local agencies, the office promotes agricultural diversification, small town revitalization, and market development both domestically and internationally.


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The Governor's Office Rural Development Initiative focuses on the following:

  • Promoting rural entrepreneurship in Texas
  • Assisting rural communities in their small business growth and development plans
  • Identifying and expanding markets available to rural communities
  • Working closely with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop programs that assist rural communities

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