Projects & Practice
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.