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.
Projects & Practice
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
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.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
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.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
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.