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2022 / 03

Land Use in Flood-Prone Areas and Its Significance for Flood Risk Management

Interim results of the POCO-Flood project have been published in the scientific open access journal LAND: Land 2022, 11, 392. https://doi.org/10.3390/land11030392 They deal with the topic of land use and conflicts of use in flood risk zones in alpine areas of Austria. The work of the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics and Mountain Farming points to the relatively high proportion of arable land with great economic importance for agricultural enterprises especially in alpine flood...

Rural Service hubs and socially innovative rural-urban linkages: A conceptual framework for nexogenous development

In the framework of the ROBUST project, a paper on "Rural Service hubs and socially innovative rural-urban linkages: A conceptual framework for nexogenous development" was recently published. Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK Theresia Oedl-Wieser, Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research, Vienna, Austria Ulla Ovaska, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Helsinki, Finland Aimee Morse, University of Gloucestershire,...

2022 / 02

Study on the adaptation stragegies of the sugar supply chain after the end of the sugar quotas

On 31 January 2022, the European Commission published the study "Adaptation strategies of the sugar supply chain after the end of sugar quotas". The Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research contributed to this work with a case study conducted in spring 2021. The study examines the consequences of the end of quotas for the EU sugar sector and assesses whether and to what extent the sector's adjustment strategies are appropriate for responding to the changed...

2021 / 06

Poster: Family Farmers on The Move: Possibilities and Challenges

Nidal Shaban, University of Forestry Sofia, Bulgaria / ISLE ASSOCIATION Erika Quendler, Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research, Austria / ISLE ASSOCIATION Iman Kadhum, Agricultural Academy Sofia, Bulgaria / ISLE ASSOCIATION Noureddin Driouech, International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - CIHEAM Bari, Italy / ISLE ASSOCIATION The poster aims to promote a wide and constructive discussion on the current status and challenges facing...

Poster: Achieving Agricultural Sustainability through Policies that Support Multifunctional Family Farms

Erika Quendler, Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research, Austria. John Ikerd, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, United States. Noureddin Driouech, International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - CIHEAM Bari, Italy. The poster depicts the link between family farms, sustainability, multifunctionality and agroecology. With this in mind, multifunctional family farming provides a much more logical model or paradigm to design...

2021 / 12

EP: Women in the countryside - an academic and a farmer’s perspective

Im Rahmen der Gleichstellungswoche 2021 des Europäischen Parlaments fand in der letzten Oktoberwoche 2021 auf Initiative des Ausschusses für Landwirtschaft und ländliche Entwicklung eine öffentliche Anhörung zum Thema "Frauen auf dem Lande - eine akademische und bäuerliche Perspektive" statt, um die Rolle der Frauen im ländlichen Raum zu beleuchten. Dazu wurden zwei Expertinnen und Buchautorinnen – Theresia Oedl-Wieser und Céline Berthier – eingeladen, um ihre Erfahrungen und...

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