Finland’s finalised CAP plan submitted to European Commission

22.7.2022 11.18
Finland submitted its finalised CAP plan to the European Commission on 20 July 2022. The CAP Strategic Plan and Finland’s responses to the Commission’s observations on the plan are available on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Finland to significantly ramp up offshore wind power production

8.7.2022 10.11
On 8 July 2022, based on a proposal from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Government decided to grant permits to Metsähallitus to lease state-owned water resources for wind power generation in the Korsnäs offshore wind farm project and the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm expansion project. At the same time, with regard to the Korsnäs project, the Government granted permission to capitalise and invest a maximum of EUR 10 million in the wholly Metsähallitus-owned project company Korsvind Ab Oy, and to transfer the shares of the project company in stages in a manner to be agreed upon separately to a party selected as the project partner.

Main objectives of Management Plan for Bear Population are to preserve favourable conservation status of bear population and ensure that bears will not lose fear of humans

7.7.2022 14.35
Karhu kävelemässä kesäisessä maisemassa.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has approved the updated Management Plan for the Bear Population in Finland. The Management Plan is a key element of the policy on large carnivores and the management of their populations.

Instructions of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerning seasonal workers no longer in force 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and Forestry ‘Safe entry of seasonal primary production workers into Finland – instructions for employers’ are no longer applicable.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.

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry invites applications to fund projects promoting climate change resilience of cattle feeding

6.6.2022 11.44
Lypsylehmiä laiduntamassa ja syömässä apilapellolla.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has announced a call for applications for projects aimed to support the development of solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production that will be open from 6 June to 18 July 2022. The application is part of the Catch the Carbon package of climate measures.

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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, adopted by the Government in February 2015, specifies the main objectives for forest-based business and activities until 2025.

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