Anders Wall Award 2016 open for entries

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The Anders Wall Award for private individuals who have made a special contribution to the rural environment in the European Union is open for applications.

Anders Wall Foundation from Stockholm in association with the European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, Brussels, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry and the "Friends of the Countryside", has introduced the award.

Only private enterprises can enter the competition.

Their achievements should preferably include the following elements:

  • Preserving and enhancing the landscape
  • Providing biodiversity
  • Preserving the countryside's cultural heritage
  • Contributing to sustainable economic local development

The landowner of the selected project will receive a prize of €15,000.

For full information, and to apply, visit the European Landowners' Organization website.

The closing date for applications is 31 December 2016.