Regional cooperation

47) Develop and test regional cooperation models suitable for privately-owned forests, for instance, through METSO cooperation network projects. Take the special characteristics of private forests into account in planning.

   
Responsible institutions: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

   
Schedule: 2015–2020

   

Status in 2018: Annually, about 150 000–200 000 euros issued by the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry have been used for the METSO cooperation network projects. At the moment, three cooperation network projects are in progress, the themes of which are the consideration of diurnal birds of prey in forestry, the Nature Network of Forest Owners and the Pearls of Nature in Kuusamo Private Forests. In previous years, 18 other cooperation network projects have been carried out.

 
Further information: Cooperation network projects at the Metsonpolku website http://www.metsonpolku.fi/en-US/Research