Monthly Archives: April 2020

The City of Porvoo’s cultural programme is carried out in a spirit of multidisciplinary

MDI implements a cultural programme for the City of Porvoo together with the City of Porvoo and MDI’s partner Krista Petäjäjärvi. The purpose of the work phases is to form a common vision and a concrete action plan for the development of Porvoo’s cultural activities up to 2030. The work is designed to build a … Continue reading The City of Porvoo’s cultural programme is carried out in a spirit of multidisciplinary

The ‘Municipal card’ shows individual-level municipal development at a glance

MDI and Robonomist Oy have published the ‘Municipal Card’ service. The Municipal Card is a tool to help municipalities to ‘lead with knowledge’. It compiles the most important statistical data on the development of the municipality, pre-visualised, at a glance. The robot checks, on a daily basis, whether the data on the municipal card is … Continue reading The ‘Municipal card’ shows individual-level municipal development at a glance

The Seinäjoki Region Development Association, Liiveri activates development work across municipal boundaries

In early 2020, MDI carried out an evaluation of Liiveri, a local development association operating in the Seinäjoki, Ilmajoki and Jalasjärvi regions, with the aim of identifying and positioning Liiveri in the field of local, rural and regional development while highlighting its role and added value compared to other actors and development tools. The added … Continue reading The Seinäjoki Region Development Association, Liiveri activates development work across municipal boundaries

Leader Fell Lapland is a well-known supporter of local businesses and communities

MDI supported Leader Fell Lapland, a local development association in the Enontekiö, Kittilä, Kolari and Muonio areas, in a self-assessment from the beginning of 2020. Three questionnaires were prepared (for Leader board, beneficiaries and stakeholders) to discern the success of the operation as a whole, including the communication aspects associated with the Leader Fell Lapland … Continue reading Leader Fell Lapland is a well-known supporter of local businesses and communities

The need for a network-like approach is emphasised in regional development work

According to a study analysing the operational and financing models of regional development network co-operation, this type of work, built on cooperation between regional development actors, requires the current knowledge base to be strengthened. In addition, nationally effective networking requires clear objectives and political support for regional development. Networks are required to display stronger accountability … Continue reading The need for a network-like approach is emphasised in regional development work