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NameMAST–project - Promotion of Agriculture and Agribusiness
ContactHilkka Kämäräinen
DescriptionMain goal of the project is to develop dairy sector and agriculture in North Savo region.This is not directly a farm development project, but co-operation project between key organizations; advisory (ProAgria North-Savo), research (LUKE, Natural Resources Institute Finland), education (Savonia University of Applied Sciences) and farms (Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners North-Savo). Goals of the project are gain knowledge of key organizations, their projects and plans, improve co-operation and start joint development processes, use each others strengths and resources, intensify project management and projects co-operation, gather knowledge and gather networks in Finland and international level and come up solutions of farms needs and challenges. There are seven different actions: Project team, expert pool, international knowledge searching, domestic knowledge searching, knowledge transfer, survey to dairy farms at Eastern Finland and project management and project efficiency. Project duration is 1.7.2015-31.12.2017
PartnersHankkeen hallinnoi ja koordinoi ProAgria Pohjois-Savo. Toteutus tapahtuu tiiviissä yhteistyössä Luonnonvarakeskuksen, Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun ja MTK Pohjois-Savon kanssa
Funded byEMR flat rate 2014-2020

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.