Soil health and carbon sequestration addressed at international 4/1000 conference

31.5.2023 10.09
Kuvituskuva viljapellosta
Kuva: Petri Lyytikäinen
The increasing frequency of extreme weather, the loss of fertile soil and biodiversity loss are challenging the food security and the future of food production. However, soil management offers solutions to these challenges. The first Northern European meeting of the international “4 per 1000” Initiative will bring international leaders in the topic to Helsinki on 6–8 June 2023.

Finland shows the way in carbon sequestration and soil research – topical themes in EU

27.4.2023 13.45
Kuvassa suomaisemaa ja pitkospuut
Suomi teki kuluvalla hallituskaudella merkittävän panostuksen ilmastokestäviin ratkaisuihin maankäyttösektorilla rahoittamalla yli 100 hanketta, jotka tuottavat tietoa päätöksenteon tueksi. Uraauurtavaa tutkimusta tehdään muun muassa maaperästä ja hiilensidonnasta – teemat ovat ajankohtaisia myös EU-tasolla.

Finland has important role in UN Water Conference – world countries meet after 46 years

21.3.2023 15.28
The first UN Water Conference in 46 years takes place in New York on 22–24 March 2023. The Finnish delegation is composed of a broad spectrum of stakeholders representing the water sector. Jaana Husu-Kallio, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, stresses the importance of good governance of water resources, cooperation between the public and private sectors, and the high level of expertise Finland has in water issues.

Government proposal to ban salmon fishing in River Tenojoki to Parliament

17.11.2022 13.25
The government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki (Tana) in 2023 was submitted to Parliament at the government plenary session on Thursday 17 November 2022. Salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki is to be prohibited in order to enable the recovery of the salmon stocks.

Instructions of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerning seasonal workers no longer in force 

1.7.2022 10.06
The instructions of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry ‘Safe entry of seasonal primary production workers into Finland – instructions for employers’ are no longer applicable. However, the updated guidelines of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare on hygiene related to COVID-19 must be complied with.

See also

Rural Development Programme

Rural Development Programme is a tool for making the Finnish countryside a better place to live in.

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Cadastral system and surveying

The cadastral register and the title and mortgage register are maintained through land survey operations and registration decisions.

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National Forest Strategy

Finland’s National Forest Strategy specifies the main objectives for forest-based business and activities until 2035.

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