During Day 2 of the Rural Policy Twitter Conference two contributions were shared from researchers on workforce development and housing (Victoria Agyepong) and community investment programs (Alex Petric and Ryan Gibson). Check out the Twitter presentations below:
1/5 #MissingMiddle / #Workforce housing or #AttainableHousing serves the dd of the portion of #employment mkt who don't have enough income 2 buy/rent homes in a local area. But, #inclusive attainable housing goes beyond #affordability & must integrate local context. #ICPRS2021 pic.twitter.com/HhmkSTvY6p
— Victoria Agyepong (@VicInnovates) June 16, 2021
Many #rural businesses lack capital to grow. In 🇨🇦, Community Investment Funds (CIFs) let residents invest in approved businesses & get tax credits on investments. Through interviews & policy review, @ryanfgibson & I conclude CIFs open new paths for rural dev. #ICRPS2021 1/5 pic.twitter.com/dlk695T0qw
— Alex Petric (@alectric91) June 16, 2021
The Rural Policy Twitter conference continues until June 18. You can follow the presentations through the #icrps2021 hashtag. The Rural Policy Twitter conference is hosted by the International Comparative Rural Policy Consortium (ICRPS). Learn more about ICRPS at www.icrps.org.