CAP funds support generation renewal in rural Slovakia.
Projects & Practice
A partnership between farms and a cooperative to modernise the production of dairy products and establish their own short supply chain.
A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
A Slovakian company with a long history of manufacturing confectionery products benefited from Rural Development Programme support to modernise its equipment and production processes.
Investing in facilities that respect animal welfare enabled a meat processing company to improve its profitability while responding to society’s ethical concerns.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.