A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
Projects & Practice
The Slovakian rural development programme supported a high-quality bakery business in its efforts to increase production capacity and profitability.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
An all-day bus tour to another country with 24 agri-food entrepreneurs and about ten experts and advisors has proved an innovative way of developing business ideas and the skills and confidence to implement them.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
Information and promotion activities on direct marketing by the Slovak National Rural Network.