The traditional forest education facility of Krásne Sady aims to raise awareness and connection with the natural environment in Slovakia through experiential learning.
Projects & Practice
RDP funds were used to improve the management of water resources in an area of intensive agriculture.
CAP funds improve the climate resilience of a family farm’s organic fruit and nut products in the Slovenian alps.
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.
A partnership between farms and a cooperative to modernise the production of dairy products and establish their own short supply chain.
CAP funds for a young farmer support rural revitalisation in the Slovenian mountains
Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
Investing in cutting edge production techniques (hydroponics in pots) allowed a farmer to fill a gap in the market increasing the availability of vegetables in winter, with minimal environmental impact.
Setting up a slaughterhouse on-site helped the beneficiary and other nearby organic lamb breeders to increase their profitability through direct marketing.