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.
Projects & Practice
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
A farm producing lettuce, melons and watermelons used RDP support to modernise its processing facilities and better respond to the clients requirements.
A company that produces wine and olive oil developed a strategy to improve its water use efficiency and receives AECM support for its water-saving agricultural good practices.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.