MDI designs and facilitates the Leader Days in Sodankylä, 5-6 June 2019. The aim of the workshop is to go through the question how to meet the client in Leader work and to develop an operating model for the ELY Center and Leader groups for difficult situations. In addition, the use of the impact communication … Continue reading The Leader groups of Lapland will meet in Sodankylä
Population projections look tough. Only three Finnish urban areas are projected to grow up to 2040. What then should be the focus of regional planning practice and policy? What is the meaning of ‘the good life’ in shrinking areas? If ’Plan A’ has failed, what are the regions’ own alternative strategies, what are their ’Plan … Continue reading Invitation to discuss ‘the good life’ in shrinking areas and their communities
We carried out an evaluation of the advisory services of the rural development programme for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in 2016-2019. According to the evaluation, the advisory services have benefited farmers, in particular in dealing with practical problems, adhering to support conditions, farming planning and planning the future of the farm. The popularity … Continue reading Neuvo2020 farm advisory benefits farmers
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
MDI designed and arranged Show your impact! -training for Leader and Project Operators in Southeast Finland in Kotka 10.5.2019. The topic of the training was impact assessment tools and how to conduct impact communication in a participatory way.