Sustainable development is a cross-cutting theme in LEADER Ravakka’s (Finland) current local development strategy. The aim is to encourage local organisations to combat climate change by becoming more active in implementing environmentally friendly projects.
Projects & Practice
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
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.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.