An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A project to enhance the competitiveness of agriculture and the food industry, as well as the low-carbon economy, through the analysis of alternative future scenarios.
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.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.