The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development enhances the capacity of Land Grant Universities to foster rural development and regional prosperity.
The Center is dedicated to providing research-based information that helps create regional prosperity through entrepreneurial and cluster-based innovation, while assuring balanced uses of natural resources in livable communities in the northeastern United States. Current specific priorities include the following:
- Community Capacity Building
- Local and Regional Food Systems
- Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development
- Balanced Use of Natural Resources