Institute for Rural Development Research

Institute for Rural Development Research (IfLS)

IfLS Consulting and Projects Ltd.


Trees and interest continue to grow - 5th DeFAF members' meeting

With the start of the new CAP funding period, for the first time, agroforestry systems in Germany were defined in terms of funding legislation. A good...

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Information by the Monitoring Committee on interim results of the evaluation of the Rhineland-Palatinate rural development programme

On 20 June, the Monitoring Committee for the EULLE Rural Development Programme (EPLR EULLE) met in Worms for its annual meeting. The state of...

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Invitation to the Conference: Systemic Circular Economy as a Driver of Rural Development

We cordially invite you to the conference "It keeps turning! Systemic Circular Economy as a Driver of Rural Development" on September 6 and 7, 2023....

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Communication for forest nature conservation and sustainable forest management - Let's get together!

At the networking meeting on May 25, 2023 in Rottenburg a. N., nine research projects from Hesse, Saxony and Baden-Wuerttemberg funded by the Agency...

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Evaluation workshops highlight achievements, obstacles and approaches for future developments in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Rhön

The MAB National Committee reviews the progress of development in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Rhön [link in German] every ten years. Within the...

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How do cultural and creative work contribute to rural development?

At the kick-off event of the Factor K [link in German] research line of the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE), everything revolved around...

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Guidelines for actors in participation practice and policy brief from the DigiBeL project published

In cooperation with experts from research and practice, the IfLS and the Institute for Media and Communication Studies (IfKMW) at the University of...

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Final conference of the INTERREG Europe project CityZen on perspectives for urban agriculture

After four years of running the project, the final conference of the CityZen project took place in Sofia from 11 - 12 May 2023.

Representatives from...

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Biodiversity-friendly milk production in view of high inflation and uncertain milk prices

Economically viable and biodiversity-promoting milk production systems - is this even possible under the current framework conditions?


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Developing short food chains - tips and tricks on the OnFarm Podcast

The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) has released two podcast episodes as part of the OnFarm project that provide valuable insights into the challenges...

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