Sparsely populated rural areas

Goals for 2020 include

  • decision-making takes the special conditions of the sparsely populated rural areas into account

  • the potential of the sparsely populated rural areas (nature’s raw materials, open space, quiet, people) are seen as a resource for society

  • the prerequisites for living and enterprise in the countryside are secured: these include effective and functional infrastructure, services and operating conditions of companies

  • the perspective of the sparsely populated rural areas is taken into account in the realisation of the Rural Policy Programme’s procedures

  • place-based trials related to the realisation of the Rural Policy Programme are carried out in the sparsely populated rural areas

  • the different regions in the sparsely populated rural areas have appointed their own regional groups for the network.

The tasks of the network include

  • compiling a regional network and initiation of activities

  • activation of place-based trials

  • providing communication of matters related to the sparsely populated rural areas through media outlets, Facebook, seminars and the network's newsletter

  • promotion of rural proofing

  • impact: opinion pieces, maintaining contact with different bodies, participation in different working groups

  • close cooperation with rural policy theme networks.

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