Support for Leader groups in the new programming period

MDI supported the Leader groups in Päijät-Häme and Pohjois-Kymenlaakso (Etpähä, Päijänne-Leader and Pohjois-Kymen Kasvu) in the strategy process for the new programming period during the autumn of 2020.

Based on statistical data, MDI prepared descriptions of the current state of the regions and mapped the needs of the regions and networks through group governments and stakeholders. In addition, MDI conducted virtual workshops for Leader groups to analyse regional resources and development needs for local development strategies 2021-2027. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the workshops were conducted virtually. 

The sparring of strategy work supported the search of the first phase of Leader groups which started in spring 2020. The strategy work of the Leader groups continues independently with the elaboration of local development strategies.

MDI leads the co-creative process of developing, piloting and sharing practices for wellbeing in Sustainable Cities

The challenge bundle work is the cross-cutting co-development of the “Sustainable City” programme, co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, with the aim of producing and sharing information, knowledge and solutions to the challenges linking cities’ management and practice in the area of leading work towards sustainability. The work produces concrete development measures, new ways of doing things and peer learning.

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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

Although remote working and place-independent work have already been examined extensively from both the public administration implications and individual perspectives,…

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MDI’s Population projection 2022 – a detailed picture of future development and a new scenario for an internationalising Finland

According to the Population projection 2022 published today, Finland’s population will decrease, age, centralise and internationalise. Phenomena and events, as well as the actions of regions and municipalities, greatly influence future population development.

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