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. The results of the mid-term evaluation will be used to develop the actions of the current programming period and to plan the actions and implementation of the programming period, 2021-2027.