Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Projects & Practice
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.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
A feasibility study was launched in order to set the foundations for turning an ancient crater lake into a driver for local development.
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.
The ‘Mallu does the rounds’ project provided an easy-to-access medical service to people in rural areas of Finland using the Mallu bus.