Institute for Rural Development Research

at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main


Presentation of the 'Current and alternative utilisation of non-marketable eggs' project at the Bonn Nutrition Days

This year's Bonn Nutrition Days, organized by the Federal Center for Nutrition (BfZE), took place under the motto 'Eating becomes different -...

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What role does regionality play in evaluation approaches to sustainable organic farming?

The joint project on the regiosöl approach aims at better assessing and renumerating the regional social-ecological services (SÖL) of organic farming....

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Future prospects for the Kellerwald-Edersee Nature Park

On 31.08.2020, 17 representatives of the association Kellerwald-Edersee Nature Park met in the town hall of Fritzlar (under adherence to the valid...

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Innovation projects in Saxony-Anhalt start implementation with enthusiasm

The four selected Operational Groups (OGs) of the 3rd EIP-Agri Call for Funding officially started their implementation on 30.07.2020 in Hedersleben,...

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21 municipalities from 21 EU countries on the way to become Smart Villages

Between March and May 2020, the EU-funded 'Smart Rural 21 Project' received more than 700 applications from rural communities across Europe that want...

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Achieving sustainability: Indicators and Management Tools for UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

UNESCO biosphere reserves are internationally recognised model regions for sustainable development. With the development of a set of indicators and...

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Ad hoc study on the promotion of regional quality products in Rhineland-Palatinate

Since 2015, Rhineland-Palatinate has been promoting investments in the processing and marketing of regional products within the framework of regional...

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'Sustainability is booming' - despite or because of Covid-19

At the 2nd coordinators' meeting of the SDG model region Pfälzerwald, it was agreed that sustainability issues are not a luxury task, but gaining in...

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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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