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Fifth Framework Programme
Quality of Life – Key Action 5: sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry, and integrated development of rural areas including mountain areas

European Union-backed research projects focusing on the socio-economic aspects of the life sciences and biotechnologies sectors are presented below. These projects, listed with their title and contract number, were carried out during the Fifth Framework Programme (1998-2002) under the Quality of Life programme, and relate to sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry, and integrated development of rural areas including mountain areas.

Sustainable conservation of animal genetic resources in marginal rural areas: integrating molecular genetics, socio-economics and geostatistical approaches - QLK5-CT-2001-02461

Rural employment and agricultural perspective in the Balkan applicant countries - QLK5-CT-2001-01608

The role of small and medium-sized towns in rural development - QLK5-CT-2001-01923

Urban pressure on rural areas: mutations and dynamics of peri-urban rural processes - QLK5-CT-2000-00094

Opportunities for and barriers to tourism led integrated rural development in rural regions of selected member states - QLK5-CT-2000-00407

The agricultural, ecological and socio-economic importance of free-ranging livestock rearing in Europe - QLK5-CT-2000-00559

Development of origin labelled products: humanity, innovation and sustainability - QLK5-CT-2000-00593

MEDMONT - Tools for evaluating investment in Mediterranean mountain areas - an integrated framework for sustainable development - QLK5-CT-2000-01031

A spatial Peripherality, Innovation and the Rural Economy - QLK5-CT-1999-30783

Supporting and promoting integrated tourism in Europe's lagging rural regions - QLK5-CT-1999-31211

European livestock policy evaluation network: development of a livestock policy decision support system - QLK5-CT-1999-01296

An assessment of the practicalities and acceptability of a bond scheme as part of common agricultural policy reform - QLK5-CT-1999-01510

Strategy for integrated development of agriculture and rural areas in CEE countries - QLK5-CT-1999-01526

Sustainable agriculture in central and eastern European countries - QLK5-CT-1999-01611



Last update: 25 December 2008 | Top