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Northern Crafts ID: Identity Development of Northern Crafts (KA8028)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020

Objective of the project

Improved capacity and increased possibility to start and develop handicrafts related business in the program area.

Main activities

- Identification and analysis of the craft sector services and products, mapping of craftsmen, carrying out of a marketing research; - Designing and developing of a long-term entrepreneurial capacity building educational programme for craftsmen; - Capacity building of craftsmen and students; - Cross-border networking: workshops, mentoring forums and meetings for craft sector stakeholders; - Organizing fairs and possibilities to participate in fairs;


Basic information


Norhern Crafts ID


2020-01-01 - 2022-09-30

Total Budget / Programme funding

542 288 € / 488 060 €

Lead partner

Association of Ethno-Cultural and Heritage Organizations-ECHO
Lead partner web-site


University of Eastern Finland
Finland-Russia Society, District organization of Northern Finland
Karelika LTD
Public Organization of the Republic of Karelia Center for Support of Indigenous Peoples and Civic Diplomacy Young Karelia