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Programm: Rural Development Slovakia

Rural Development Slovakia
Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"Rural Development Slovakia"

The Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020 (PRV 2014 - 2020) focuses on six main areas:

  • support knowledge transfer and innovation
  • increase the viability and competitiveness of innovative technologies and sustainable management supports organizations processing
  • animal welfare and risk management
  • restoring, preserving and enhancing ecosystems
  • promoting resource efficiency and climate protection
  • promoting social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development

The programme will increase the competitiveness of agriculture and forestry (by supporting investments on 1 250 farms and 400 food enterprises). It will ensure appropriate management of natural resources and encourage farming practices which are climate-friendly. Around 20% of farmland will be farmed in a manner that protects biodiversity, soil and/or water resources. The programme aims to boost the whole rural economy by creating 2000 jobs. These new jobs will be created through investment in enterprises (including innovative cooperation projects), infrastructure, human resources via training, advisory services and local services (including integration of marginalized communities).

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Thematic Focus Employment, Trade, Innovation, Capacity Building, Sustainability, Social affairs, Technologies, Environment & biodiversity, Natural ressources, Competitiveness
Danube Region
Origin of Applicant of programme
Rural Development Slovakia
Slovakia / Slovensko
Contact Details

Secretariat of the Director General (101)
Tel: +421 2 526 30 022
Fax: +421 (2) 529 65 033
Mob: +421 918 612 290

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Agricultural Paying Agency (APA)
Dobrovičova 12
815 26 Bratislava
Tel: +421 2 59 266 111,
Tel: +421 2 59 266 308,
Tel: +421 2 592 66 270

Open Calls


Published on 14.11.2018

Transforming historic urban areas and/or cultural landscapes into hubs of entrepreneurship and social and cultural integration

Horizon 2020

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Published on 14.11.2018

Inter-relations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services

Horizon 2020

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