Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
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.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
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 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.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.