Institute for Rural Development Research

at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main


How the private sector can enhance the value of social services in agriculture

Simone Sterly from IfLS together with colleagues from the PEGASUS project answer this question in the now published EuroChoices article.


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New management plan for the Bergstrasse Odenwald Geo-Nature Park

The UNESCO-Global Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße Odenwald Geo-Nature Park, with the support of the IfLS, is relaunching its Geo-Nature Park Management Plan....

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Animal innovations from Lower Saxony

In the run-up to Christmas (11 and 12 December 2018), the innovation service providers of the federal states met to exchange information on current...

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Publication from the BioFinanz project highlights civic financing in agriculture and food industry

'Community financing models in agriculture and food industry - areas of application, design, motives' - this is the title of a working paper which...

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Educational opportunities for newcomers to agriculture

As part of the ERASMUS+ funded project  "LEAN - Learning on Entrepreneurship and Agriculture for New farmers" the IfLS, together with Vertigo Lab in...

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Utilisation of Baden-Württemberg's support programme for agri-environment, climate protection and animal welfare (FAKT)

At the beginning of the 2014-2020 funding period, it became apparent that the Baden-Württemberg support programme for the agri-environment, climate...

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Cheeky and crisp into the future

"Do good and talk about it - and what comes next?" - The title of this year's networking workshop for the Operational Groups (OG) already points to...

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Baden-Württemberg starts preparations for the CAP funding period from 2021 onwards

The state of Baden-Württemberg launched the process for the preparation of the CAP funding period 2021-2027 with a kick-off event on October 29. The...

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Exciting exchange with European neighbours

By participating in the European Innovation Partnerships "Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability" (EIP-Agri), the State of Hesse aims to promote...

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Taunus Nature Park with a new plan for the next 10 years

On 05 November 2018, the members of the Zweckverband Naturpark Taunus adopted the newly prepared Nature Park Plan.

The IfLS supported the development...

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