Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
A project to enhance the competitiveness of agriculture and the food industry, as well as the low-carbon economy, through the analysis of alternative future scenarios.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Investing in new machinery and equipment to allow increase the productivity of a pig farm.