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Construction of new experimental cowshed of Natural Resources Institute Finland in Jokioinen progresses

FoodNews

The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) will replace the experimental cowshed in Minkiö, Jokioinen with&…

New period of EU’s common agricultural policy off to good start

FoodNews

The first year of the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) 2023–2027 is coming to an&…

Catch the Carbon projects to be presented at several side events of COP28

Editors' ChoiceNews

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will organise two side events and act as a&…

Updating of sectoral low-carbon roadmaps begins

EnergyNews

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has started to update the low-carbon roadmaps together&…

Metsähallitus launches auctions concerning large-scale offshore wind power projects

EnergyNews

On 23 November 2023, the Government adopted a resolution on launching an auction procedure concerning…

Finnish research on climate-smart land use provides tools for international climate work – Results of Catch the Carbon projects presented to OECD countries in Paris

Wood and forestNews

The Finnish Catch the Carbon package of climate measures has developed various methods to guide&…

Guidelines on Closer-to-Nature Forest Management set out means to strengthen biodiversity

Wood and forestNews

The European Commission published the Guidelines on Closer-to-Nature Forest Management last summer. The Ministry of&…

New working group and legislative project launched to streamline offshore wind projects

EnergyNews

Minister of Climate and the Environment Kai Mykkänen appointed a working group, whose task…

Finland’s chairmanship of Barents Forest Sector culminated in Barents Forest Forum in Rovaniemi

Wood and forestNews

The Barents Forest Forum, held on 4–5 October 2023, discussed sustainable forestry in the northern…

Government proposes increased transparency on sustainability impacts of large and listed companies

Editors' ChoiceNews

On 28 September 2023, the Government submitted to Parliament its proposal for amending the Accounting…

Joint Statement of Forestry Ministers: Comprehensive sustainability of forest management requires that local conditions are taken into account

Wood and forestNews

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Sari Essayah participated in the meeting of the For Forest&…

EU celebrates Organic Day for second time

FoodNews

The EU Member States will celebrate the European Organic Day in various ways around the&…

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

Fish and watersNews

The first UN Water Conference in 46 years takes place in New York on 22–24…

Forest sector roundtable seeks solutions to strengthen carbon sinks

Wood and forestNews

Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Maria Ohisalo and Minister of Agriculture and Forestry&…

New guide outlines good practices for voluntary carbon market

Ecosystem servicesNews

Voluntary climate action is one way to promote climate work in Finland and globally. The&…

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&…