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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

Ökospeicher e.V.

Rural topic(s): Renewable energy and eco-housing

City: Lebus OT Wulkow

Country: Germany

Web site: http://www.oekospeicher.de

“Ökospeicher” village association promoted in 1990 a “global ecological development” of the village of Wulkow (200 inhabitants). The model approach includes the use of renewable energies, diversification of agriculture towards organic production and many new jobs.

Scale of intervention : Local

Keywords: eco-business, locally-based economy, renewable energy, organic farming, diversification of economic activities, job creation, collective approach, solar energy

Places: Germany

Actors: association

Methods: facilitation, meeting, seminar and conference organisation, programme/project management

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