Ban on salmon fishing in River Tenojoki into force on 10 June 2022

10.6.2022 13.55
Kuva: Jaakko Vähämäki
The ban on salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki entered into force on 10 June 2022, when the President of the Republic approved the act concerning the ban. According to the act, salmon is fully protected and fishing gear intended for salmon fishing is prohibited until the end of the year.

Ban on salmon fishing in River Tenojoki to enter into force on 10 June

6.6.2022 14.05
Kuva: Jaakko Vähämäki
The dates for the approval of the ban on salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki have now been set. The second reading in Parliament is on Tuesday 7 June and, if the bill is passed, the President of the Republic will approve the Act on Friday 10 June. The ban on salmon fishing would enter into force immediately.

Act on temporary ban on salmon fishing in River Tenojoki delayed - Ministry appeals to fishermen

1.6.2022 10.31
Kuva: Jaakko Vähämäki
Parliament adopted the proposal for the act on a temporary ban on salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki in the second reading on 31 May. In the Government proposal given in April it was assumed that the act could enter into force on 1 June. Now it seems, however, that the act will not enter into force until on 7 June.

Instructions of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerning seasonal workers no longer in force 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and Forestry ‘Safe entry of seasonal primary production workers into Finland – instructions for employers’ are no longer applicable.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

Record number of participants attend Pre-Summit ahead of UN Food Systems Summit in September

30.7.2021 10.37
Banner of The UN Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome 26.-28.7.2021
The UN Food Systems Summit will be held at the level of heads of state or government in connection with the UN General Assembly in September. Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä and Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari represented Finland at the ministerial level Pre-Summit in Rome on 26–28 July.

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Cadastral system and surveying

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National Forest Strategy

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