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Projects & Practice
Finnish agro-fibre research centre helps reduce fossil fuel reliance
Investment in a biogas plant allows for formation of a new partnership between local farmers and a food producer contributing to the circular economy.
An app to favour social integration and use of services by newcomers.
River management plan helps Finnish farmers improve aquatic ecosystems
Mobilising rural awareness in Finland about sustainable transport opportunities
Promoting family care services for the elderly in sparsely populated regions in Lapland and Koillismaa.
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.