Innovations of Emperor Joseph II.

SERIES TITLE: The Countryside and its People

The Waldviertel in Lower Austria is generating its new image. A survey has shown, that many people like the region because of nature and recovery. But income and employment opportunities for the local population are very bad. A lot of initiatives to improve the economic situation of the "Waldviertel" have been taken since the times of Empress Maria Theresia and Emperor Joseph II.