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AGRICULTURE. The art of cultivating the earth in order to obtain from it the divers things it can produce; and particularly what is useful to man, as grain, fruit's, cotton, flax, and other things. Domat, Dr. Pub. liv. tit. 14, s. 1, n. 1.

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There are two basic factors, capital and labour, which can be provided by the rural sector to the national economy.
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That is not helpful, because you create a dependence syndrome, rather than building self reliance in the rural sector.
As the first step in Pakistan efforts, have been made to built up a credit delivery system to cater to the needs of the rural sector: With the social control on banks in 1972 and subsequent nationalisation in 1974, commercial banks had to assume a greater role in the rural sector, but due to cultural constraints and lack of managerial capability to bear high risks, they have failed in reaching to desirable expectation resulting in thinking for establishing another bank meant for the poor in rural sector.
The regulations surrounding cooperative banks in India are likely to be relaxed in the next few years to enable the banks to come up with newer products and services for the upliftment of the rural sector.
Odell Milne was named Property/Farm Adviser of the Year in the Scottish Farmer Supplier Awards,one of Scotland's most prestigious rural sector events.
Moreover, the rural sector has a major share of the decorative paints segment.
Rural sector has been contributing more than 30 percent of the total sales across the country but deficient rainfall has led to fall in demand for major machine tools and auto components.
Pleading the case of LPG supply in the rural areas of Punjab through the State s Primary Agricultural Cooperative Service Societies (PACS) to strengthen the cooperative base, Badal said that there was a huge demand of LPG in the rural sector but the distribution network in these areas was grossly inadequate.
He was chairing a meeting on Priority Framework and Plan of Action for stabilizing Afghanistan and Pakistan bordering areas through agriculture and rural sector recovery and development here.
RURAL sector skills council Lantra is helping sheep farmers to protect the environment through three free events in Wales during May and June.
5 million (6 million [euro]) under the "2007 Accompanying Measures for Sugar Protocol Countries" to help improve the rural sector.

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