Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
Projects & Practice
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
A very small island in Sweden used EAFRD support to broaden the range of services offered by a village shop by building a café area and a kitchen.
Slovak cultural association Microregion Juzne Sitno used EAFRD support to organise courses in ceramic production and wool processing, reviving a local tradition.
A Slovakian town used EAFRD support to create an educational trail promoting the historical, cultural and natural heritage of the local area.