Institute for Rural Development Research

Institute for Rural Development Research (IfLS)

IfLS Consulting and Projects


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 Regionalpark'

Together with the RhineMain Regionalpark (RP), the Institute for Rural Development 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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"Smart Villages" - Launch of the project website and extension of the application deadline until 11 May 2020!

Since March 2020, municipalities in rural areas throughout Europe have been able to apply for support on the way to a 'Smart Village' within the...

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Online platform strengthens sustainable food system

The BioFinanz portal is an online source of information about various alternative financing models in the agricultural and food industry, presenting...

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The ifls-journal 25_20 is here!

For the 25th time, and for the first time in English (coming soon), we present the status of our current or completed projects, inform about...

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Tracking down possible uses of non-marketable eggs

At the beginning of the year the IfLS, in cooperation with Bioland and demeter, started the research project "Organic eggs from small production units...

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Making land use conflicts of renewable energies tangible

A central challenge of sustainable development is the balancing of different objectives. The LaNuKon project tries to make this experienceable through...

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