A cheese-making facility was set up on the border between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to increase the attractiveness of the area, market local products and create new jobs for the local population.
Projects & Practice
Creation of a bioreserve consisting of a small reservoir, a retention basin, and an adjacent strip of vegetation to improve water retention in an intensively farmed area.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
A family farm specialising in high quality beef cattle breeding used Rural Development Programme support to acquire new, cost-saving and more environmentally-friendly machinery.
In response to the changing global markets, a dairy used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to reorient its production and maintain its export potential.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
A successful pilot project to improve animal welfare conditions and slurry management in a pig and poultry farm in north-east Bohemia.
The Andalusian Shepherds School is a training project looking to increase generational relay in rural areas. The project involves traditional and innovative knowledge, together with environmental aspects linked to pastoral livestock.