Institute for Rural Development Research

Institute for Rural Development Research (IfLS)

IfLS Consulting and Projects


Ensuring the relevance of research results through the exchange of experts

On October 24th, 2019, the BioFinance expert workshop "Alternative financing in ecological agriculture and food industry - which models are suitable...

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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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Further training in the LEADER region "EMBRACE Tsalka" met with great interest

For the newly elected Board of Directors of the Local Action Group (LAG) of the Georgian Leader Region "EMBRACE Tsalka", the IfLS together with CENN...

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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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