Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
Projects & Practice
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.