A camp site used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to increase its capacity to accommodate visitors and upgrade its infrastructure and improving accessibility.
Projects & Practice
Using Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to set up modern poplar plantations in response to the increasing demand from industry for high quality raw materials
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
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.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.