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Sheephusbandry in the Kalevala District (KA183)
Funded by Karelia ENPI 2007-2013

Objective of the project

The objective of the project was to transfer knowledge on sheep husbandry from Finland to Kalevala.

Main activities

• Arranging theoretical courses on sheep husbandry. • Supply of sheep material. • Creation of a sheep breeding center.


Altogether 45 ewes and two male sheep were bought and transported to Kalevala. The district got new knowledge on sheep husbandry and a small breeding centre for sheep.

Basic information



2011-05-14 - 2012-05-13

Total Budget / Programme funding

75 000 € / 67 500 €

Lead partner

Municipality of Suomussalmi
Lead partner web-site


The Administration of Kalevala District
Kalevala City Administration
Cooperation RAIPO