The LIFE VinEcos project was named best project in the "Climate Protection" category of this year's LIFE Awards.
According to the jury, the project made an outstanding contribution to environmental, economic and social progress. It was also outstanding in terms of impact, replicability, policy relevance, cross-border cooperation and cost-effectiveness.
Prof. Anita Kirmer (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences) and Lydia Hohlstein (Landgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt mbH) accepted the award and once again highlighted the relevance of biodiversity for the viticulture ecosystem.
The winner of the category "Nature" was the project LIFE-Kedros from Cyprus, in the category "Environment" the Italian project Clean Sea LIFE won. Furthermore, a LIFE Citizens' Prize as well as a LIFE and Natura 2000 award were given.
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