The Citizen Participation and Rural Welfare -network for Rural Policy

finished. 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...

Adaptive and innovative countryside

01.05.2020 - 31.03.2022
This study approaches the adaptive and innovative capacities of Finnish shrinking rural areas, as a multidimensional phenomenon, through the concept of smart shrinking, or as we term it: smart adaptation. The concept allows us to disentangle the impacts (both positive and negative) of demographic...