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Strengthening urban agriculture - "CityZen" launches in five European regions

The Interreg project "CityZen" has taken up the cause of promoting urban agriculture among political decision-makers as a motor for economic and...

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Ideas on the strategy of the nature park plan for the Bergstraße-Odenwald Geo-Nature Park

The development of the nature park plan for the UNESCO Geo-Nature Park Bergstraße-Odenwald went into the next round on Monday, September 09, 2019....

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Multifunctional agriculture of great importance to young farmers

The potentials, limits and challenges of multifunctional agriculture were discussed at the SEMA II final conference in Brussels on September 17, 2019....

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LEAN half-time meeting in Krakow

On September 02 and 03, the third transnational project meeting of the LEAN project took place in Krakow. Together with the project partners from...

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A Moor Protection Strategy for Germany - Experts Discuss

Around 5% of Germany's greenhouse gas emissions come from drained moors. In order to achieve Germany's climate protection goals, it is therefore...

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Study on faunistic assessment of flowering areas published

Annual flower mixtures are suitable for increasing the supply of flowers in agricultural landscapes over the summer and thus improving the nutritional...

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Four million euros for innovations in agriculture in Rhineland-Palatinate

As part of the 2nd call for proposals for the "European Innovation Partnership on Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability" (EIP-Agri), seven...

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No increase in administrative burden for farmers since 2013 reform

This is the key message of the report published by the European Commission, on which the IfLS contributed a case study in Bavaria. The study was...

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Alternative Financing for Agricultural Enterprises - Organic Field Days 2019 Show High Demand

"We want to buy land - where do we get the money for it?" Questions like these were the prelude to numerous discussions that the project staff had...

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Workshop on the topic of "Promotion of regional value chains"

On June 26, 2019, ten representatives from the private sector, research and public institutions met in Mainz. The topic of the workshop was the...

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Organic Field Days on July 03 & 04 - The BioFinance project introduces itself

For the second time, the nationwide Organic Field Days (Öko-Feldtage) will take place on 3 and 4 July at the Hessian State Domain Frankenhausen,...

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Goals and project ideas for the future of the Geo-Nature Park Bergstraße-Odenwald

On Wednesday, June 12th, the preparation of the Geo-Nature Park plan for the UNESCO Geo-Nature Park "Bergstrasse Odenwald" went into another round....

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The SDGs and land use conflicts - The example of renewable energies

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) stand for economic progress and social justice within the boundaries of ecological limits. The example of...

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5 times around Romrod

Development of a SILEK (integrated rural development concept with thematic focus) in the Vogelsberg district started

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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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Identifying common goals and objectives – the collaboration of the large-scale protected areas of Baden-Württemberg

Contributing together to the protection of species and biotopes, developing educational programmes, coordinating research activities and sustainably...

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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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From the everyday life of innovation promotion: Easter eggs under the poinsettia?!

On March 29, around 200 participants were able to inform themselves about EU innovation funding in Hesse at the Ständehaus in Kassel. The "Hessian...

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