Other strategies and programmes


Regional forest programmes

Finland's regional forestry centres compile regional forest programmes. It is the developing plan of the entire forest sector. The first regional forest programmes were compiled in 1998. The programmes are checked every five years.


Research strategy for the Finnish forest sector

The reasearch strategy for forest sector was drawn up in December 2015

Research strategy for the forest sector


National energy and climate strategies

The main elements of Finnish energy and climate policy are defined in the nationl energy and climate strategies. In Finland national energy and climate strategies have been drawn up in  2001, 2005, 2008 and 2013. The latest strategy update was approved by the Government in March 2013. The new national energy and climate strategy is going to be published in the end of 2016.


Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland 2014–2020

The Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland 2014–2020 is a tool for making the countryside a better place. The programme promotes the strategic rural development objectives based on the Europe 2020 Strategy and the objectives of national programmes, such as the organic food, local food and climate programmes and tourism and bioeconomy strategies.

Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland 2014–2020


National biodiversity strategy