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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

Landcare Association Wendland-Elbetal / Landschaftspflegeverband Wendland-Elbetal e. V.

Rural topic(s): Civic engagement, local governance and dialogue, Conservation and management of natural resources

City: Langendorf

Country: Germany

Web site: http://www.lpv-wendland-elbetal.de

The Landscape Association Wendland-Elbe Valley was founded in 1997 under tripartite participation of agriculture, conservation and communities in order to preserve ecologically valuable land, to increase the acceptance of nature conservation and to create new income opportunities for farmers.

Scale of intervention : Regional

Keywords: conservation and management of natural resources, Biodiversity, land stewardship, public-private partnership, ecosystem friendly methods, orchard, organic farming, natural habitats preservation, concertation, landcare

Places: Germany

Actors: association, environmentalist, farmer, local community

Methods: partnership, support to project, intermediation and facilitation, voluntary work, resources mobilization

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