Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Projects & Practice
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
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.
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.
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.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.