EAFRD funds financed the partial renovation and restoration of an historic building and its surrounding area.
Projects & Practice
Local regeneration project in Slovakia revitalises rural village amenities.
Harnessing cultural heritage as a rural development tool in Slovakia.
CAP funds new public roads and renewable energy solutions in Poland.
The construction of a kindergarten and a nursery to increase rural pre-school provision, contribute to improving local services, and help retain young families from the rural areas.
The project focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.
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 Digitally Visiting project has pioneered digital skill development in Central Finland. The project has demonstrated that there is a large need for local digital support to develop residents’ digital skills, especially in remote rural regions. The project encouraged and guided rural residents to use electronic services and so has contributed to making rural living in Central Finland more appealing.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.