PROCOOP – Reinforcement of Rural Entrepreneurship Through the Establishing of the Cooperatives (Tacis)
Funded by Euregio Karelia Neighbourhood Programme 2001-2006
Objective of the project
The general goal of the project was to support the economic development and well-being of the villages and strengthen the participation in decision-making processes. This was to be done by establishing local cooperatives.
• Production of PROCOOP brochures in Finnish, English, and Russian, • Selection of service providers through a competitive bidding process, • Organisation of start-up meetings, • Arranging workshops, • Arrangement of a learning trip to Finland • Organising a Karelia Agro Expo 2008 seminar at the agricultural fair in Petrozavodsk.
Duration2007-12-15 - 2009-12-15
Total Budget / Programme funding169 000 € / €
Lead partnerProAgria Kainuu
Lead partner web-site
PartnersProduction-Agricultural Cooperative of Russian Karelia
The Karelian Advisory Centre
The Administrative Bodies of the Republic of Karelia
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fish Industry, and Ecology