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.
Projects & Practice
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
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.
The ‘Kraft Das Murtal’ is an economic network of businesses aiming to identify and support the business potential of the region and contribute to its further development.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
An Austrian family converted their dairy farm to produce organic eggs from laying hens in a barn after they saw an opportunity in the market.
The Slovakian agricultural cooperative Panovce used EAFRD support to upgrade its dairy facilities and equipment, raising welfare standards and improving production.