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 small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.