Advanced forest nursery (KA4011)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020
Objective of the project
Developing an innovative model of the forest nursery business in Karelia based on the best Finnish practices.
• Construction of demo nursery with the best Scandinavian technologies and practices - developing the design and cost estimate for the demo nursery complex - conducting constructing and assembling works including water and power supply • Guidebook for transboundary Forest Nursery business development has been written and drawn up- feasibility analysis. - Feasibility analysis including Cost and Benefit assessment of the nursery enterprising in Karelia in terms of sustainable forestry; - Critical review study of nursery enterprising in Finland looking for an exit from the stagnation; - Practical seminars on acquaintance and sharing an experience in nursery management in Finland and Karelia; • Growing high quality seedlings for the Karelian market - Collect genetically improved seeds; - Arrangement of planting the grown seedlings in the all-Russian day of forest planting - Arrangement study practices for students to acquaint with innovative technologies
Duration2019-03-01 - 2022-02-28
Total Budget / Programme funding889 390 € / 791 562 €
Lead partnerUniversity of Eastern Finland
Lead partner web-site
PartnersForest Research Institute of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Pohjan Taimi Ltd.
Taimitarha Timo Korhonen Ltd.
Limited Liability Company "Lesnoe bureau "Partner"