Payments under the Rural Development Programme


The 2014–2020 Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland includes several support forms targeted at farmers:

  • investments and setting-up support for young farmers
  • environment payments
  • organic farming payments
  • natural constraint payments
  • animal welfare payments.

The use of payment schemes and other farm development activities are supported through

  • training
  • advisory services for farms.

Rural areas

For more information on different support forms, please visit the website

Further information

Tiina Malm, Ministerial Adviser 
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Food Department, Unit for Rural Development Telephone:0295162428   Email Address: