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 small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.