The Citizen Participation and Rural Welfare -network for Rural Policy

01.01.2020 - 30.04.2021
The Citizen Participation and Rural Welfare -Network is one of the five thematic networks of the Rural Policy Council under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. lt focuses on the following themes: the availability and accessibility of services, equality between people living in the different...

Prospects in Peripheries

We aim to map the problem, research and share carefully selected fact-based smart practices of how to change the narrative of the peripheries from marginalisation to local success.

Our goal is to encourage citizens of all ages from peripheral, often structurally weak, border region...

Responsive Natural Resources Governance Research Group

The main aim of this research group is to analyse the local, bilateral and multilateral environmental governance interventions and agreements. We also study policy changes and strategical processes, such as the transition towards circular and bio-based economy.

Sustainable Rural

01.08.2020 - 30.04.2022
Communal redefinition of well-being and vitality in shrinking and ageing rural areas - towards social sustainable rural