Reindeer husbandry, natural means of livelihood and the Skolt Sámi

Reindeer herders receive headage payments, a form of long-term national aid. The aid is available in support areas C3 and C4, and it is based on the number of living reindeer entered in the reindeer register at the end of the reindeer herding year. The beneficiary must own at least the minimum number of living reindeer defined each year by a government decree.

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