publication . Conference object . 2002

The Formation of „Eco-regions“ in Austria and the Role of the Structural Fund

Schermer, Dr Markus;
Open Access German
  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
The concept of “Eco-regions” (or “Bioregionen” in German) entered the discussion on rural development in Austria several years ago. Broadly, this expression means the combination of sustainable farming in particular organic farming practices, and the marketing of their produce with the aim of assisting regional development. As we shall see, this concept can take various forms of expression. It can be restricted to the agricultural sector or extended to a general regional strategy. The common feature is a territorial form of cohesion under the umbrella of organic farming. The very idea comes from two directions: the organic movement on one hand and regional devel...
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