Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
Projects & Practice
In Finland, trialling the winter harvesting of the common reed provides a greater availability of sustainable resources with collateral environmental benefits.
Using the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to support the re-establishment of a moor by restoring its original hydrology and the propagation of the natural moor vegetation.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.