Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
project focusing on the protection and promotion of a breed of cattle specific to Western Macedonia, the Greek Red Kastoria-Kristalopigi cow.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
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 bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.