Harnessing forest education and culture as a rural development resource.
Projects & Practice
An organic farm used investment support from the Slovakian Rural Development Programme to modernize its facilities in order to improve animal welfare and increase production.
Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
A non-productive investment for restoring farm stone walls brings multiple practical, environmental and heritage benefits.
A family farm specialising in high quality beef cattle breeding used Rural Development Programme support to acquire new, cost-saving and more environmentally-friendly machinery.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.