Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
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.