Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
A micro-enterprise received EAFRD support to purchase the equipment for producing renewable energy and achieve significantly reduced operational costs and level of energy autonomy.
The Finnish Natural Resources Institute used EAFRD funding to develop the production of mushrooms for food and medicine to give forest owners an alternative income source.