The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Projects & Practice
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
A small family farm in a traditional winemaking area of Croatia used RDP support to purchase new machinery and equipment for wine producing.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
A farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.