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Screens, clothing and medicines grow in Finnish forests | News | Cleantech Finland

Screens, clothing and medicines grow in Finnish forests | News | Cleantech Finland | Finland | Scoop.it

The revolution taking place in the forest industry has pushed the entire sector towards new innovations.

According to Finpro, a high level of competence and global megatrends are supporting the revival of the Finnish forest industry. A large number of new SMEs are expected in the sector.

Following many years of upheaval, traditional Finnish forest industry products are being replaced by new volume products on the international market. At times, it can be difficult to find a direct link between these new products and the forest...

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Number of Farms and Agricultural Workers Dropping

Number of Farms and Agricultural Workers Dropping | Finland | Scoop.it
Employment in the agricultural industry has fallen by a third in the past 11 years, according to Tike, the Information Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Last year 125,300 people worked in agriculture.
Agricultural jobs have dropped by a third and the number of farms in Finland has fallen by some 20 percent since the year 2000, in this once mainly agrarian country.
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For Finnish forest giant, social conscience means good business - Helsingin Sanomat

For Finnish forest giant, social conscience means good business - Helsingin Sanomat | Finland | Scoop.it
Deep in the Laotian countryside a village chief has good things to say about a large Nordic forest company...
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