Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
Projects & Practice
A cheese-making facility was set up on the border between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to increase the attractiveness of the area, market local products and create new jobs for the local population.
Creation of a bioreserve consisting of a small reservoir, a retention basin, and an adjacent strip of vegetation to improve water retention in an intensively farmed area.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
A Slovakian company with a long history of manufacturing confectionery products benefited from Rural Development Programme support to modernise its equipment and production processes.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
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.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.