2nd RSG Meeting in North Karelia
The North Karelian Stakeholder Group gathered up for the second time on 24th of February in Joensuu. The focal points of the Stakeholder meeting was to discuss firstly, what has been done during the first half of the project, and secondly, the ways of reporting these outcomes.
The attendees in the meeting represented public and private actors, and organizations, relevant to the sector.
The stakeholder group got to hear about the accomplishments and ongoing work in the project and especially the ones regarding North Karelia. The meeting group was pleased with the work done at the project. Seeing the state of the sector report presentation generated vivid discussion and ideation of the ways to promote NWFP sector in North Karelia. The idea about the services utilizing NWFPs, which was brought up in last RSG meeting, was processed further to a more concrete level.
Everyone agreed that the findings in the project are interesting and should be disseminated further. In addition to the regional state of the sector report the group demanded for a more popularized means of publication according to the target group. One topic of the meeting was also the 6th General Assembly to be held in Joensuu in May, in which the members of stakeholder group were invited. The stakeholder group relishes the Knowledge Exchange Event in North Karelia next May.