Monthly Archives: April 2020

Small urbanisation – an examination of the internal development of suburban cities reveals the places of growth within the city

The population development of Finland’s 56 regional cities has been negative in the 2010s. However, it is possible to describe demographic development in more detail at the local level, ie to find out the internal development of suburban cities. A closer look at the statistics shows whether there is growth within the wider shrinking area, … Continue reading Small urbanisation – an examination of the internal development of suburban cities reveals the places of growth within the city

The new strategy of regionalisation seeks to increase the regional presence of the state

The reform of regionalisation legislation will be launched on the basis of the regionalisation reform strategy published today. In the future, the aim will turn from regionalising the location of government agencies to the regional presence of the state. According to the strategy, the presence in the future would be based on the need to … Continue reading The new strategy of regionalisation seeks to increase the regional presence of the state

The Municipality Card service was launched at the webinar and a snapshot of regional development was reviewed

We organised a webinar for anyone interested in information management in municipalities. The topics were the Municipality Card service announced today, which has been implemented together with Robonomist Oy, and the current situation of regional development after the covid19 crisis. Timo Aro (MDI) created a view on the regional development of municipalities and whether corona … Continue reading The Municipality Card service was launched at the webinar and a snapshot of regional development was reviewed

The results and impact of the regional programmes in Northern Finland are evaluated

MDI evaluates the provincial programmes of four provinces in Northern Finland (Kainuu, Central Ostrobothnia, Lapland and Northern Ostrobothnia). The evaluation examines the results and impact of each provincial programme, the factors that supported and hindered the attainment of results and impacts and the evaluators’ views of how to improve them. The external evaluation of the … Continue reading The results and impact of the regional programmes in Northern Finland are evaluated

Evaluation of the Kainuu Rural Development Plan 2014–2020 aims to plan for the next programming period

MDI will carry out a mid-term evaluation of the Kainuu Regional Rural Development Plan 2014–2020. The work evaluates the implementation and effectiveness of the plan and the programme’s compliance with the set goals. It also identifies good practices in project and business support. The evaluation is based on data from indicators, electronic surveys and interviews. … Continue reading Evaluation of the Kainuu Rural Development Plan 2014–2020 aims to plan for the next programming period