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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.

Main activities

• 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.


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