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Agroforestry in Europe – what’s next?

AGROMIX, a sister project of MIXED, focusses on agroforestry and its positive benefits for society as a whole. In this context, a policy summit on...

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Niche markets in agriculture: Fourth newsletter available

The fourth newsletter of the Erasmus+ project "Niche Markets in Agriculture" can now be read here. The newsletter provides insights into the...

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Niche markets in agriculture: Third newsletter available

The third newsletter of the Erasmus+ project "Niche Markets in Agriculture" is now available here: NMF-Newsletter_3_en.pdf (ifls.de). It informs about...

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Niche markets in agriculture: Second newsletter available

The second newsletter of the Erasmus+ project "Niche Markets in Agriculture" is now available here. It informs about the content of the project...

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Completion of the evaluation of the Biodiversity Enhancement Act in Baden-Wuerttemberg

With the Biodiversity Strengthening Act passed in 2020, the state of Baden-Württemberg has set itself ambitious targets for 2030, such as increasing...

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Successful outcome of the "Global Sustainable Municipality Palatinate" project in Speyer

The joint project "Global Sustainable Municipality Palatinate" (GNK Pfalz) came to an end at a joint networking event on December 7, 2023 in Speyer....

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Options for simplifying and accelerating the LEADER funding process

As part of the ongoing monitoring of the implementation of the rural development plan for the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg (MEPL III), the IfLS carried...

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OnFarm project publishes third newsletter

The third newsletter of the OnFarm project is now available. The ERASMUS+ project OnFarm focusses on direct marketing opportunities for regional...

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Lake Constance Foundation honoured with the Bioeconomy Innovation Award 2023 for CoAct

With the title "Clean water with renewable raw materials", the CoAct approach impressed the expert jury and the Lake Constance Foundation was awarded...

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A good life in the countryside thanks to multifunctional spaces?

On 16 November and 17 November 2023, the workshop "The good life in the countryside" took place at the Institute of European Ethnology at the...

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Niche markets in agriculture: First newsletter and first module content available

The first newsletter of the Erasmus+ project "Niche Markets in Agriculture" can now be read here [in German]. It informs about the previous...

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Initiating dialogue processes with interest groups in the forest and communicating together: A task of nature parks and biosphere reserves

In the NaBioKom project, IfLS, team ewen and the four practice partners are jointly implementing dialogue processes in the pilot regions of...

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Can the EU school programme contribute to a healthier diet for children?

The EU school programme promotes the daily provision of fruit, vegetables, milk and dairy products in public kindergartens and schools. This is often...

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Kellerwald-Edersee LEADER region goes into closed meeting at the start of the new funding period

The Kellerwald Edersee region has once again been recognised as a LEADER region. For the next five years of the EU funding period from 2023 to 2027,...

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MAB National Committee visits the Rhön Biosphere Reserve

As part of the UNESCO "Men and biosphere" (MAB) programme, biosphere reserves are obliged to submit a progress report on the implementation and...

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OnFarm Podcast - Insights and tips for developing short food chains: All episodes of the podcast series now available

The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN), as part of the OnFarm project, has released a series of podcasts offering valuable insights into the challenges...

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Final brochure: LEADER-Region Oben an der Volme presents projects of the last funding period

The LEADER region Oben an der Volme proudly looks back on a successful funding period. Numerous projects have left a lasting mark on the region and...

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Joint projects for sustainability: steering groups in action!

In the municipality of Deidesheim on 5 October 2023 and in the city of Speyer as part of the Sustainable Speyer round table on 27 September 2023, the...

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A visit to the intergenerational railway station in Erlau

From 11-16 September 2023, our project team member Oliver Müller was a guest at the Erlau intergenerational railway station (Generationenbahnhof) in...

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Systemic circular economy holds great potential for rural areas

On 6 and 7 September, the conference "Keep turning! Systemic Circular Economy as a Driver of Rural Development" took place with over 100 participants....

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