A project that aims to connect people with their local environment, food production and with each other.
Projects & Practice
A young unemployed resident of a poor rural area used support from the LEADER measure to create a business that provides a renewable energy source (firewood).
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
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 example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.