Monthly Archives: May 2019

C23 regional centres’ population projection 2040: half of all provinces have a growing centre

According to MDI’s C23 population projection, the population generally and working-age population growth in particular, will increasingly be concentrated to the employment ‘hot spots’ of large cities. Every second province will however have a growing centre. According to the forecast, 12 of the 23 central cities will grow and 11 will decline in population terms … Continue reading C23 regional centres’ population projection 2040: half of all provinces have a growing centre

The results of rural development projects were celebrated in South Ostrobothnia

The effectiveness of the Rural Development Programme was celebrated in South Ostrobothnia at the OmaSP Stadium in Seinäjoki on 7 May 2015. The All-Time Rural Festival gathered together entrepreneurs, rural developers, farm entrepreneurs and stakeholders to hear about the achievements of the current programming period. Mika Soininen, Director of ELY Centre in Southern Ostrobothnia, opened … Continue reading The results of rural development projects were celebrated in South Ostrobothnia

MDI supports the preparation of water and climate programme of Finnish Lake District

MDI and Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland) support ELY centres in the Finnish Lake District (South Savo, North Savo, North Karelia, Southeast Finland and Central Finland). The programme contributes to the content of the next programming period for national and regional rural development programmes, bringing together existing knowledge and developing objectives and concrete measures relating … Continue reading MDI supports the preparation of water and climate programme of Finnish Lake District