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Website Of The Rural Network Unit Of Finland

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Website and Social Media:

  • Websites
  • Keyword(s)

    Awareness raising, Communications, Funding opportunities, National Rural Network, Website & Social Media


    Packed with useful information on a wide range of support, this website gives prominence on the homepage to ideas, innovation and good practice in rural development, plus busy sections on news, latest information and support releases, events and listings by region. Pages have specific information for a wide range of stakeholders on farming, entrepreneurship, projects, good practices, LEADER, the environment, trends for the future
    rural development programs, the Rural Network, training and events, communication, transnational cooperation, legislation, and links to application forms and supporting information documents. The main site is in Finnish, with versions also in Swedish and English.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [FI] National Level
  • Main purpose

    To inform and inspire stakeholders in helping to address their needs. Inform by providing relevant information about the issues in rural areas and opportunities to address these. To inspire by providing real examples of innovative, successful projects and achievements through making use of the broad range of supports within Finland's Rural Development Programmes.

    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

    Three languages - Finnish, Swedish and English.

    Date produced



    Rural Network Unit of Finland

    Distribution & Promotion

    Rural Network Unit of Finland

    Name of organisation

    Rural Network Unit of Finland

    Type of

    National Rural Network


    Name of contact person

    Päivi Kujala, Juha-Matti Markkola


    Mailing address:
    Rural Network Unit
    PO Box 167, 60101 SEINÄJOKI
    Visiting address:
    Tiedekatu 2 (Frami D, row 5.) Seinäjoki


    00 358 40 548 9227, 00 358 40 5599 412