Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
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.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.
A Finnish University used EAFRD funding to organise information days, pilot projects and professional tours to enable food processing companies to develop their local sales.