Institute for Rural Development Research

at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main


Innovation projects in Saxony-Anhalt start implementation with enthusiasm

The four selected Operational Groups (OGs) of the 3rd EIP-Agri Call for Funding officially started their implementation on 30.07.2020 in Hedersleben,...

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21 municipalities from 21 EU countries on the way to become Smart Villages

Between March and May 2020, the EU-funded 'Smart Rural 21 Project' received more than 700 applications from rural communities across Europe that want...

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Achieving sustainability: Indicators and Management Tools for UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

UNESCO biosphere reserves are internationally recognised model regions for sustainable development. With the development of a set of indicators and...

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Ad hoc study on the promotion of regional quality products in Rhineland-Palatinate

Since 2015, Rhineland-Palatinate has been promoting investments in the processing and marketing of regional products within the framework of regional...

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'Sustainability is booming' - despite or because of Covid-19

At the 2nd coordinators' meeting of the SDG model region Pfälzerwald, it was agreed that sustainability issues are not a luxury task, but gaining in...

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Integrate climate action into the CAP

Agriculture must also contribute to achieving the climate protection goals to which Germany has committed itself. The CAP is of great importance for...

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Geo-Nature Park Bergstrasse-Odenwald with new management plan for the next 10 years

On 02.06.2020, after a development process of more than one and a half years, the recently adopted management plan of the Geo-Nature Park...

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"Developing a cultural landscape. Strengthen agriculture. Experience the Regional Park"

Together with the Rhine-Main Regional Park (RP), the Institute for Rural Structural Research (IfLS) is developing the action plan "Developing Cultural...

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Participation of economic and social partners in the development of the CAP Strategic Plan for the Federal Republic of Germany

Now that the EU Parliament's agricultural committee has decided on 'transitional provisions', everything points to a two-year interim phase until the...

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