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I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator

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The objective of the investigator of this research is to initiate the Rural Jobs Accelerator Project, which is a collaborative effort between Louisiana Tech University and Winrock International aiming to enhance community and economic development in north Louisiana and southern Arkansas. This initiative may enhance the development and continuation of skilled, high-wage employment in regional sectors through collaborations with major industries in North Louisiana. Rural communities, mentor communities, and other regional partners may benefit from cluster-based business development opportunities available through this project. 

Principal Investigator:  Norris, Dave  --  Innovation and Economic Development
Funding Agencies:  US Department of Commerce
Amount Awarded:  500,000

Start Period:  08/01/2012 End Period:  07/31/2015
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