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RIG News – February 2013, No.23 now online.

2013 March 4
by anthea

Welcome to the first edition of RIG News for 2013.

It’s a bit of a bumper edition to kick things off, after what has been such a challenging hot summer and dry wet season for so many people.

As it’s the first for the year, we’ve rejigged the order of things. It’s a bit ‘long’ but there’s a lot coming up in 2013 we thought you’d like to know about now….

  • Leading off, is a listing of coming events from within the Network and from across the nation that relate to food, health and social and economic development on country. For your information and possibly for your diary?
  • We welcome two new RIG Partner Organisations – the Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Association (TEABBA) and Nutrition Plus Ltd
  • Include some really useful new gardening and garden design resources you can download from the Gardening Resources page on the RIG website (see new pages under ‘Resources’).
  • And saving the best for last, technical tips, advice and inspiration for central Australian and top end gardens, respectively, from gardening gurus Geoff Miers and Leonie Norrington. Many thanks Geoff and Leonie for your stories – Technical Tips that we aim to include as regular features this year.

Click HERE to READ RIG News.

RIG Network aims to support people in remote communities who want to grow food for better health, wealth and wellbeing. We share information, facilitate partnerships and initiate projects to help build local skills and capacity.

Our core programs are: 1. Network communications and information sharing, and 2. Strategic research, advocacy and partnership projects.

I hope you find something interesting or useful in this edition, and as always, welcome your feedback and suggestions for future editions. Cheers, Anthea

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