Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
Projects & Practice
In Finland, trialling the winter harvesting of the common reed provides a greater availability of sustainable resources with collateral environmental benefits.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.