The Lahti Region Competitiveness report was released today at the Asko Area development seminar in Lahti. The Asko Area is a large development site next to the Lahti Railway station in the edge of Metropolitan Area in Finland. The Lahti Region is currently more competitive than the development figures show. An urban reputation has been … Continue reading The Competitiveness of Lahti Region Turns into Action
Joint development, forms of organization and resources of the municipalities are, like the rest of the world, in major change. In September-October MDI will make field work in colourful Eastern Lapland and become familiar with the current organisation of co-operation between the municipalities of Kemijärvi, Salla, Savukoski and Pelkosenniemi. MDI will analyse how regional cooperation … Continue reading How to Organise Development Work in Eastern Lapland?
During the Municipal Markets (9th and 10th September 2015, largest occasion for Finnish Municipalities) MDI wondered what all we can do for the development of municipalities in Finland. The output came in the form of four different product cards: municipal strategy, vitality rocket (which was originally called vitality packet), the municipal experiments, as well as … Continue reading Epic Camp and Three Other Products for Municipalities
MDI carried out an evaluation of the operations of the National network of housing, land use and transport (http://www.mal-verkosto.fi/in_english) during 2012–2015. The network has been very successful as a mediator of knowledge and experiences. Practical measures such as seminars and workshops have maintained a high level of quality and the thematic choices made have been … Continue reading Operations of the Network of Housing, Land Use and Transport Evaluated