LAG Ylä-Savon Veturi
Local Action Group (LAG) Ylä-Savon Veturi is a non-profit, rural development association operating in Ylä-Savo region in Northern Savo. It was established in 1999. It is one of the three LAGs in Northern Savo (other two are LAG Mansikka and LAG Kalakukko). Ylä-Savon Veturi operates in seven municipalities: Iisalmi, Keitele, Kiuruvesi, Lapinlahti, Pielavesi, Sonkajärvi and Vieremä.
The aim of the association and the local development strategy is to encourage the rural people to develop their own living environment and daily life, to increase co-operation between rural associations and municipalities and to assist rural people, enterprises and associations in the preparation and implementation of their development projects. Ylä-Savon Veturi grants Leader fund for local developing projects and innovative ideas.
Rural Development Association – The Local Activator
- supports projects which are born from the needs and ideas of rural people
- offers assistance for the planning and implementing projects
- evaluates the projects´ eligibility for financing
- organizes training and seminars
- promotes transnational cooperation and help associations and entrepreneurs to find partners in EU countries
Within all of these themes, the transnational work is promoted and encouraged!
phone: +358 40 760 7173
- The Regional Council of Northern Savo
- Lakeland – Visit Finland
- Wikipedia: North Savo
- More information about city of Iisalmi
- Read more about rural development in Finland.
New operational models for everyday actions
Business funding transforms a new idea into a business faster
Collaboration in rural areas in North Savo