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.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
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 example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.