Tag: forest

Forest sector roundtable seeks solutions to strengthen carbon sinks

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

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

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

Trilogue reached provisional agreement on Commission’s LULUCF proposal

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

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

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

Forest ministers from Finland and five other EU countries publish a joint statement on promoting forest cooperation

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On 5 October 2021, forest ministers from five highly- forested EU countries – Finland, Sweden,…

Mexico and Finland intensify cooperation in the forest sector

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Mexican and Finnish forest experts will strengthen their cooperation in forest sector. Forest cooperation between&…

Video: Bioeconomy in Central Finland


Bioeconomy has been Central Finland’s advantage for a long time. And now, because of…

Roberts Berrie supplies the daily berries all year round

A woman drinking Roberts Berrie product.

Finnish berry innovation Roberts Berrie contains a huge amount of whole berries from the northern&…

A study shows the important economic impact of the wilderness economy for Finland


On Thursday 24 May 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry held a seminar on…

Finland boasts the largest organic wild collection area in the world

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Lingonberry branch.

Collecting organic and wild produce presents Finnish agriculture and bioeconomy new opportunities. Linking the pure&…

The Best Practices for Sustainable Forest Management help the Finns to grow diverse and productive forests

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The Best Practices for Sustainable Forest Management have guided the Finnish forests management for several&…

Publication: Finland is a forerunner in new bioeconomy innovations

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The publication “Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges”, written by top experts from companies, research institutes&…

Publication: Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges

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Wood based bioeconomy solving global challenges.

The publication “Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges”, written by top experts from companies, research institutes&…

Spruce resin harvested by hand in Finland to treat a variety of skin problems

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Resin drop on a spruce trunk.

There is liquid forest gold glimmering in the bioeconomy side streams. The Pihqa spruce resin&…

Making of Tomorrow: Renewal from Biomaterials

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Man pointing a biopackage to a girl in a food store. Picture from video.

In the near future, bio-packaging materials will challenge fossil-based plastics in many areas, and will&…

The Forest Academy increases Finnish decision makers’ awareness of forests

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Forest academy participants on rocky forested hill.

The forest is Finland’s most important natural resource. To maximise the potential of this…