UNFF 16 Side Event: Forest Information Serving Policy-making at all Levels on Wednesday, 28th April 2021
The purpose of the side event is to highlight the importance of reliable forest-related information in policy-making at all levels. Finland’s National Forest Inventory is celebrating its first century, which makes this side event particularly timely. In the event, we will also share Finland’s experience in supporting forest information through development policy. Lastly, the global work on developing forest information will be presented by FAO.
Ban on salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki (Tana) watercourse proposed for the 2021 season – Opportunities to fish for other species increased
Finland and Norway negotiate on very strong restrictions on salmon fishing in River Tenojoki (Tana) next summer due to extremely poor stock status
Finland prepares for the UN Food Systems Summit
Mexico and Finland intensify cooperation in the forest sector
Responsibly from farm to forkQuality work, responsibility and traceability efforts, domestic chain, food culture, food chain projects, organic production
A national strategy to combat invasive alien speciesThe Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is responsible for the overall coordination of alien species matters in Finland.
Recycle nutrients for clear watersFinland is committed to become a model country in nutrient recycling. The efficient recycling of agricultural nutrients will improve the health of the water systems, reinforce food security and create new business opportunities.
Local food – but of course!Local food is one of the priorities of Finnish food policy. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has prepared a Local Food Programme in collaboration with different stakeholders.
Rural Development Programme
Rural Development Programme is a tool for making the Finnish countryside a better place to live in.
Cadastral system and surveying
The cadastral register and the title and mortgage register are maintained through land survey operations and registration decisions.
National Forest Strategy
Finland’s National Forest Strategy, adopted by the Government in February 2015, specifies the main objectives for forest-based business and activities until 2025.