Institute for Rural Development Research

Institute for Rural Development Research (IfLS)

IfLS Consulting and Projects


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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Alternative Financing for Agricultural Enterprises - Organic Field Days 2019 Show High Demand

"We want to buy land - where do we get the money for it?" Questions like these were the prelude to numerous discussions that the project staff had...

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Workshop on the topic of "Promotion of regional value chains"

On June 26, 2019, ten representatives from the private sector, research and public institutions met in Mainz. The topic of the workshop was the...

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Organic Field Days on July 03 & 04 - The BioFinance project introduces itself

For the second time, the nationwide Organic Field Days (Öko-Feldtage) will take place on 3 and 4 July at the Hessian State Domain Frankenhausen,...

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Goals and project ideas for the future of the Geo-Nature Park Bergstraße-Odenwald

On Wednesday, June 12th, the preparation of the Geo-Nature Park plan for the UNESCO Geo-Nature Park "Bergstrasse Odenwald" went into another round....

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