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Sustainable Development

USDA Council for Sustainable Development

The USDA Council for Sustainable Development coordinates and guides sustainable development efforts among USDA and other federal, regional, and state government agencies in three areas:

  • Forest management.
  • Agriculture.
  • Rural community development.

Its current events and programs include: World Summit on Sustainable Development; My Community, Our Earth (MyCOE); White Water to Blue Water; Landcare; and United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development.

The Council sponsors a Seminar Series though which NIFA national program leaders organize sessions and partners present programs.


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