A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
Projects & Practice
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
A Slovak state enterprise used EAFRD funding to plant new forest seedlings and develop a forest road for maintenance activities, strengthening the forest’s sustainability.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.