Enterprising Rural Families: Making it WorkTM

Enterprising Rural Families
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Rural Families:

Making it Work


  • Providing rural families with the tools and skills  to deal with immediate challenges and build long-term resilience;

  • Creating skills to think proactively, analyze critically, manage profitable enterprises, and recognize potential and act on opportunities with confidence;

  • Increasing awareness of cultural differences and similarities;

  • Improving understanding of global issues and positive relationships with global partners; and

  • Focusing on the three segments of the family business: individuals, the family unit, and the business enterprise using the ERF Model TM.


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