An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Projects & Practice
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.
A forest association promoting forest environmental education used RDP support to create a series of high quality educational material in order to attract the interest of children and their families.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.