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.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.