An original territorial marketing initiative
Projects & Practice
An app to favour social integration and use of services by newcomers.
EAFRD funds financed the partial renovation and restoration of an historic building and its surrounding area.
Local regeneration project in Slovakia revitalises rural village amenities.
Harnessing cultural heritage as a rural development tool in Slovakia.
CAP funds new public roads and renewable energy solutions in Poland.
River management plan helps Finnish farmers improve aquatic ecosystems
Mobilising rural awareness in Finland about sustainable transport opportunities
The project aim was for the Lauhanvuori-Hämeenkangas region to reach UNESCO Global Geopark status and this was achieved in summer 2020. Through project activities regional municipalities, Metsähallitus, Natural Resources Institute Finland, companies, associations, educational institutions and individual residents have worked together to develop the region and to construct a sustainable nature tourism destination.
The Digitally Visiting project has pioneered digital skill development in Central Finland. The project has demonstrated that there is a large need for local digital support to develop residents’ digital skills, especially in remote rural regions. The project encouraged and guided rural residents to use electronic services and so has contributed to making rural living in Central Finland more appealing.