Monthly Archives: February 2019

Population projection for 10 urban areas published 22nd of February

At the end of last year, Statistics Finland published a new population projection, according to which Finland’s population will begin to decline by the 2030s. The primary reason for this is the sharp decline in the birth rate during the current decade. Statistics Finland did not publish a municipal or regional projection. Its latest projection … Continue reading Population projection for 10 urban areas published 22nd of February

MDI to evaluate the Impacts and Effectiveness of the Training and Cooperation measures and innovating of the Rural Development Programme

MDI assesses the Impacts and Effectiveness of the Training and Cooperation measures and innovating of the Rural Development Programme as a subcontractor to Spatia – Centre for Regional Research and TK-Eval. In addition, the work consists of two case studies: projects implemented by the The Finnish Forest Centre and EU EIP Projects. MDI focuses especially … Continue reading MDI to evaluate the Impacts and Effectiveness of the Training and Cooperation measures and innovating of the Rural Development Programme

MDI to study the connections between municipalities and regions

MDI is involved in the pre-study phase of the project regarding regional and municipal tasks, coordinated by the Ministry of Finance. In the reform, the jurisdiction of and interaction between municipalities, regions and the government will be transformed. As such, the need to create optimal conditions for municipal and provincial negotiation procedures and interlocutor work … Continue reading MDI to study the connections between municipalities and regions

MDI carried out a study, “Assessing the impact of built heritage maintenance grants”

MDI recently completed a study for the Ministry of the Environment, focusing on the allocation of building inheritance grants, their impact on the condition and use of the objects to be assisted, and the financial impact on the built environments supported and their location areas. The report identified the types of sites chosen and use … Continue reading MDI carried out a study, “Assessing the impact of built heritage maintenance grants”

MDI to analyse the national Maritime and Fisheries Network

MDI carries out a network analysis for Maritime and Fisheries Network that creates an overall picture of the national fisheries network and the flow of information within it. Network analysis will be used to develop communication and networking activities. The analysis is visualized by using Gephi.