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Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry involved in project to prepare for European forest partnership

Wood and forestNews

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry participates in a project on preparing for a European…

Decision on climate work on agriculture at Climate Change Conference

FoodNews

With respect to agriculture, the aim at the Climate Change Conference COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh,…

Trilogue reached provisional agreement on Commission’s LULUCF proposal

Wood and forestNews

All legislative initiatives of the extensive Fit-for-55 package published by the European Commission in summer…

As popularity of voluntary carbon offsetting grows, guidelines are drawn up for offset providers

Ecosystem servicesNews

Making claims about climate action has become more popular in recent years. Businesses are using…

Finland’s finalised CAP plan submitted to European Commission

FoodNews

Finland submitted its finalised CAP plan to the European Commission on 20 July 2022. The…

EU Environment Ministers discuss Fit for 55 Package – agenda includes emissions trading, emission limits for cars and LULUFC Regulation

Editors' ChoiceNews

The EU ministers for the environment and climate issues meet in Luxembourg on 28 June,…

Become a Bioeconomy Youth Ambassador!

BioeconomyNews

Are you between 18 and 35 years old and have experience or strong interest in…

Government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki submitted to Parliament

Fish and watersNews

The government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki in 2022 was submitted…

Bioeconomy Strategy 2022–2035 – Sustainably towards higher value added

News

Finland’s new Bioeconomy Strategy has been completed. The strategy aims to double the value added…

Climate Policy Roundtable: Climate plan for land use sector must take into account many dimensions of just transition

Editors' ChoiceNews

On Tuesday 22 March, the Climate Policy Roundtable discussed the climate plan for the land…

IPCC report: Climate change has serious impacts on people and nature – impacts unevenly distributed

Editors' ChoiceNews

According to the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published on 28 February…

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry provides EUR 7.3 million in funding for 19 new Catch the Carbon development projects – package of more than 100 projects promotes climate work in land use sector

BioeconomyNews

The new Catch the Carbon projects will develop and pilot regional and local climate work,…

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry provides EUR five million in funding for research and innovation projects that promote climate change resilience in agriculture, forestry and other types of land use

News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry funds five new research and innovation projects from the…

Letter to the Commission: Finland and nine other EU Member States express their concern over the proposed revisions to the bioenergy sustainability criteria

EnergyNews

Just before the informal meeting of energy ministers in Amiens, France, on 21–22 January, Finland…

Renewable energy use exceeds use of fossil energy, and biogas included in the distribution obligation

EnergyNews

In 2020, the use of renewable energy in total energy consumption surpassed the use of…

Sector report: The bakery sector keeps in touch with times and invests in the future

FoodNews

While the turnover of the diverse bakery industry increased in 2020, competition continues to be…