A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
Projects & Practice
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.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Expanding the production capacity of a company producing pumpkin seeds and potatoes, by investing in new machinery.