Harnessing cultural heritage as a rural development tool in Slovakia.
Projects & Practice
A project that aims to connect people with their local environment, food production and with each other.
The construction of a kindergarten and a nursery to increase rural pre-school provision, contribute to improving local services, and help retain young families from the rural areas.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
A Slovakian association used popular fairytales to enhance tourist attractions for children, increasing overall visitor numbers and marketing opportunities.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.