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Video about LAGs Activities in Central Finland

Tool category
& type

Audiovisual and Media:

  • Video Clip
  • Keyword(s)

    Audiovisual & media, Communications, Information, National Rural Network


    The video 'Many face of the countryside - LEADER in Central Finland' presents the activities of Local Action Groups (LAGs) in Central Finland by featuring successful projects from different topics (development of local businesses, children, youth and elderly community support, environmental activities, innovative rural businesses). It promotes the LEADER approach with the testimonials of LEADER animators and project beneficiaries, encouraging rural stakeholders to develop, improve and create new businesses and employment in their own communities.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [FI] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The video is meant to promote the LEADER approach and its results in Central Finland, its benefits so as the flexibility of financing conditions and closeness to the final beneficiary. It encourages rural development beneficiaries to develop their ideas and transform them into successful projects with LAGs' support.

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers
  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Marginalised and Disabled
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • NRNs
  • Managing Authorities
  • Other Government
  • LAGs
  • EU Institutions
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • General Public
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Other General Audience
  • Technical information

    A 9.09 minutes video clip with English subtitles. Main Language: Finnish. Card-pictures from various rural projects mixed with interviews.

    Date produced


    Cost range

    up to €4 999


    The Finnish National Rural Network

    Distribution & Promotion

    Distributed on the YouTube account of the Finnish National Rural Network and on its website.

    Assessment of effectiveness

    As of October 2013, the video had 128 views on YouTube. One of the comments posted was: "Glad to see that LEADER in Finland is still bringing benefit to the communities where the LAGs are active. Keep up the good work".

    Name of organisation

    The Finnish National Rural Network

    Type of

    National Rural Network



    Name of contact person

    Päivi Kujala, Juha-Matti Markkola


    PO Box 167, FI-60101 Seinäjoki, Finland


    +35 8 40 548 9227