Institute for Rural Development Research

at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main


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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More than digitisation: Rural communities on the way to a 'smart village' - applications possible until May 11th, 2020!

Communities in rural areas looking for support and inspiration to become a 'smart village' can now apply for the EU-funded 'Smart Rural Project'. The...

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Action urgently needed for more sustainability in EU agricultural policy

The European Union's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is about to undergo a further reform. As before any previous reform, there is a debate on what...

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Reward regional social-ecological achievements of organic farming

Developing an awareness of the social-ecological services of organic farming, thereby creating appreciation and generating regional added value – this...

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New application round for innovative agricultural projects in Rhineland-Palatinate

On November 20, 2019, the EAFRD Managing Authority launched the 3rd call for proposals for the establishment of Operational Groups (OG) under EIP-Agri...

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Five new operational groups in Hesse can now also be discovered interactively

During the 65th Agricultural Week South Hesse in Gernsheim on January 27th, representatives of five so-called Operational Groups (OG) received...

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How to strengthen sustainable management in biosphere reserves?

In the biosphere reserves Spreewald and South-East Rügen, the IfLS organised workshops on sustainable management together with the respective...

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