Sustainability and response to climate change the main themes at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry during Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU
- Quality work, responsibility and traceability efforts, domestic chain, food culture, food chain projects, organic production
- The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is responsible for the overall coordination of alien species matters in Finland.
- Finland 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 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.