About the MAP
In Finland, NordRegio coordinates Multi-Actor Platform Suomi Finland. The platform operates at the national level. The Finnish Rural Policy Council is the central actor of the MAP. It involves members of the Council: ministries, regional governments, R&D, organisations for rural businesses, environmental and interest groups.
Relevant topics identified are participatory democracy, housing and services, infrastructure and land use, business and expertise, and ecosystem services.
The activities of this MAP are designed so that to achieve the following specific objectives:
- MAP objective 1: Rank EU topics;
- MAP objective 2: Define additional topics the Finnish MAP could be interested in working with;
- MAP objective 3: Common and diverse understanding of the chosen themes and receive Both national and international perspectives on selected themes
Civil society groups, NGOs, farmer organisations, research institutes, local and central government.