Promoting family care services for the elderly in sparsely populated regions in Lapland and Koillismaa.
Projects & Practice
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 ReWI project inspires young people to examine entrepreneurship from the perspective of the circular economy. The project has opened up a wide range of opportunities for young people, resulting in 40 new circular economy enterprises.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
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.