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Awakened from hibernation - consultation on field hamster protection started

After six months, field hamsters awaken from their hibernation between the end of April and the beginning of May and leave their burrows. Just the...

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Projects, publications and more: The ifls-journal 24_19 is here!

The new ifls-journal 24_19 has arrived! Perhaps it has already landed in one or the other e-mail box at the beginning of May, but for all those...

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Participatory approaches to assessing the environmental impacts of MEPL III and EULLE

To what extent do the rural development programmes MEPL III in Baden-Württemberg and EULLE in Rhineland-Palatinate contribute to biodiversity, water,...

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Official launch of LEADER approach in Tsalka (Georgia) met with great interest

The "EMBRACE Tsalka" project to implement the LEADER approach started with a large opening event in Tsalka on March 19, in the severely disadvantaged...

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Innovative project ideas sought in Saxony-Anhalt!

The Ministry of the Environment, Agriculture and Energy of Saxony-Anhalt (MULE) in Germany is calling for the 3rd round of applications for the EIP...

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Regional actors show great interest in the Chance.natur project "New pastoral paths in the Palatinate Forest"

Various actors from the fields of nature conservation, agriculture and forestry accepted the invitation of the Pfälzerwald-Nordvogesen Biosphere...

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European exchange - A training programme for the first steps into agriculture

The IfLS aims to contribute to the transfer of knowledge between research and practice by developing learning materials for new entrants to...

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The long way from residual biomass to activated carbon

With a team workshop on March 5 and 6, the CoAct consortium, which is funded under the FONA programme, will start the next project phase in producing...

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Alternative financing as a marketing instrument: BioFinanz at the BIOFACH Congress

What are the advantages for agricultural and food businesses of involving consumers in financing? How important is marketing here and where are the...

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Learning from global agricultural policies – for the future CAP

The aim of a current study for the European Parliament was to compare global agricultural policies in order to draw mid- and long-term lessons for...

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Rhineland-Palatinate seeks new innovative projects

Rhineland-Palatinate has launched a second EIP call for ideas for agricultural and forestry innovations. In this regard, an information event took...

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What happens in biosphere reserves in terms of sustainable management?

On February 6th, criteria for sustainable management in biosphere reserves were discussed at the Federal Environment Ministry. The occasion was the...

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LAG Rheinhessen - Quo Vadis? The LEADER region under examination

As part of the mid-evaluation of the current LEADER-funding period, the IfLS held a workshop in the LEADER region Rheinhessen at the end of January....

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Funding Manual Provides Insight

As diverse as the rural area is, so are the funding opportunities available to it from the EU, the federal government and the federal states....

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Short study on partner programmes for UNESCO Global Geoparks completed

In various contexts of regional development and direct marketing, partner programmes have been common for decades and help to identify with the values...

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New money for innovations in Hessian agriculture

At the 71st Agricultural Week North Hesse in Baunatal, representatives of a total of five so-called Operational Groups (OGs) and one cooperation...

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How the private sector can enhance the value of social services in agriculture

Simone Sterly from IfLS together with colleagues from the PEGASUS project answer this question in the now published EuroChoices article.

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New management plan for the Bergstrasse Odenwald Geo-Nature Park

The UNESCO-Global Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße Odenwald Geo-Nature Park, with the support of the IfLS, is relaunching its Geo-Nature Park Management Plan....

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Animal innovations from Lower Saxony

In the run-up to Christmas (11 and 12 December 2018), the innovation service providers of the federal states met to exchange information on current...

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Publication from the BioFinanz project highlights civic financing in agriculture and food industry

'Community financing models in agriculture and food industry - areas of application, design, motives' - this is the title of a working paper which...

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