Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Projects & Practice
Rural Development Programme (RDP) support enabled the reforestation of land and ornamental public spaces with native forest species, while promoting environmental awareness, education and training.
A project that has ensured the conservation and reuse of traditional farm buildings across Ireland.
Promoting family care services for the elderly in sparsely populated regions in Lapland and Koillismaa.
The project aim was for the Lauhanvuori-Hämeenkangas region to reach UNESCO Global Geopark status and this was achieved in summer 2020. Through project activities regional municipalities, Metsähallitus, Natural Resources Institute Finland, companies, associations, educational institutions and individual residents have worked together to develop the region and to construct a sustainable nature tourism destination.
The Digitally Visiting project has pioneered digital skill development in Central Finland. The project has demonstrated that there is a large need for local digital support to develop residents’ digital skills, especially in remote rural regions. The project encouraged and guided rural residents to use electronic services and so has contributed to making rural living in Central Finland more appealing.
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
The largest inter-territorial cooperation project in Finland for 2014-2020, aims to promote cultural heritage as a vehicle for tourism development.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.