Bioeconomy uses renewable resources to produce food, energy, nutrients, products and services. It reduces our dependence on fossil fuels. Bioeconomy enables green growth and the creation of jobs
Strategies and programmes »
The Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy was drawn up by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, and the Ministry of the Environment.
Forests, fish resources, water, food and agriculture are all key parts of bioeconomy.
Green bioeconomy »
Forests form the foundation of Finnish bioeconomy and are the country’s most valuable natural resource.
Yellow bioeconomy »
Bioeconomy provides consumers with increasingly safe, environmentally friendly and healthy food.
Blue bioeconomy »
Freshwater is a valuable natural resource for Finland. It is vital to ensure that the status of Finnish waters is good and our fish populations thrive.
In Finland bioenergy comes from biomasses growing in forests, mires and fields, as well as organic wastes from municipalities, agriculture and processing industries.
Sustainable development »
The core principle in sustainable development is to secure good living conditions for the present and future generations.