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Rural Systemic Transformation

PoliRural aims to model rural attractiveness system e.g. responses, factors, loops and weights. See below one well known situation of Häme (FI) based on the data from the years 2009-2019. What kind of policy measures are needed to change the trend? Sources: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00220388.2020.1808199https://www.wur.nl/en/show/Rural-transformation-through-food-system-development.htmhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221191242030095Xhttps://www.ifad.org/en/web/operations/project/id/2000002242https://www.devex.com/news/how-to-put-farmers-in-control-of-food-systems-transformation-96285

COVID-19 INSPIRE Hackathon 2020

COVID-19 INSPIRE Hackathon was finalized by a presentation of the results and awards ceremony. We are so happy to announce that the team that Smart & Lean was a part of came in 2nd place with project “Challenge #8 Digitalization of indigenous knowledge in African agriculture for fostering food security / Antoine Kantiza, Tuula Löytty […]

Black Soldier Fly 3/4

In the third output of the project, black soldier flies were reproduced from larvae which are the research object for 4th grade students in Länsiharju. Children were very excited to meet newborn flies. It was very interesting for them to observe larvae transforming into black soldier flies because they were participating in each step of […]