Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
The Slovakian rural development programme supported a high-quality bakery business in its efforts to increase production capacity and profitability.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Expanding the production capacity of a company producing pumpkin seeds and potatoes, by investing in new machinery.