Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.
A Slovak state enterprise used EAFRD funding to plant new forest seedlings and develop a forest road for maintenance activities, strengthening the forest’s sustainability.
Information and promotion activities on direct marketing by the Slovak National Rural Network.
Agritourism Monitor Farms are rural businesses opened up to wider community groups, other rural businesses and related professionals for site tours, working groups and open discussions.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.