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Workshops for Innovativeness and growth to South Ostrobothnia -project

MDI facilitates two workshops for the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia regarding the project Innovativeness and growth to South Ostrobothnia. The aim of the project is to give more information to support the regional decision making and development. In 2017 the situation of the region based on statistics was clarified. The workshops held during the … Continue reading Workshops for Innovativeness and growth to South Ostrobothnia -project

MDI evaluated the Local Food Programme

TK-Eval MDI and evaluated the Local Food Programme for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The evaluation focused on execution, results and preliminary effects on the Local Food sector. The evaluation is based on documentary analysis, electronic survey, interviews and workshops. Consumer behavior and delivery channels have been changing recently. Consumers are more and more … Continue reading MDI evaluated the Local Food Programme

MDI carried out a preliminary study of the culture-related regional information base

MDI has carried out a preliminary study of the culture-related regional information base in partnership with the University of the Arts for The Ministry of Education and Culture. Work is based on the Strategy for Cultural Policy 2025 and the guidelines related to the regional policies of art and culture. The study describes the available … Continue reading MDI carried out a preliminary study of the culture-related regional information base

MDI to evaluate Leader principles and governance model

MDI and the Ruralia Institute of the University of Helsinki have been selected to carry out the evaluation of Leader principles and governance model for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The evaluation examines the implementation of the seven Leader principles (area-based, bottom-up, local partnership, integrated and multisectoral actions, innovation, interregional and international cooperation as … Continue reading MDI to evaluate Leader principles and governance model

Interreg Central Baltic Programme under MDI’s examination

Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014–2020 is one of EU’s cross-border co-operation programmes implemented around the Baltic Sea Region. Programme area includes Finland (incl. Åland island), Sweden, Estonia, and Latvia. Programme has four thematic priorities and the Programme seeks to add value through cross-border cooperation to address common challenges. So far, 97 projects have been approved … Continue reading Interreg Central Baltic Programme under MDI’s examination