DESCRIPTION OF THE POLICY INSTRUMENT
Promoting farm-specific practical planning for water protection measures (environmental survey) and farm-specific advisory services. Preparing an action plan and guidance for advisory and communication services on the selection of the most important measures in terms of water resources management.
STATE OF IMPLEMENTATION
Implementation has started. (The implementation of one or more planned elements of the measure is underway.)
FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE OF IMPLEMENTATION
In the Neuvo2020 (‘Advice2020’) measure, environmental measures for agriculture have been the most popular element. More than one third of the almost 80,000 advisory visits related to environmental protection. Advisors are provided with further training on a regular basis.
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF, as the first responsible party), Ministry of the Environment (YM)
ELY Centres, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), producer and advisory service organisations