A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group (LAG) in Central Finland created a new network and the enabling conditions for young people to plan and implement their own local development ideas.
Promoting family care services for the elderly in sparsely populated regions in Lapland and Koillismaa.
The ReWI project inspires young people to examine entrepreneurship from the perspective of the circular economy. The project has opened up a wide range of opportunities for young people, resulting in 40 new circular economy enterprises.
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.