The final seminar of BuSK project was held in Rovaniemi in February 2019. Attendees had the privilege to hear not only about the results but also about the social and natural environments the project has operated in. Approximately 20 experts visited the stage to introduce their work, and you can now check their presentations as pfds from below.

At the end of the day six experts from the project’s core group had a panel discussion on how to develop participatory processes.

Anita Alajoutsijärvi: Agnico Eagle’s mining work in Kittilä

Ari Nikula: Transboundary PPGIS – example from Kilpisjärvi/Reisa

Gun Lidestav (with Eva-Lisa Myntti, Per Sandström & Stefan Sandström): Gender perspectives on traditional knowledge to support natural resource governance

Erkki Kautto: Developing rural tourism in Rovaniemi

Gestur Hovgaards & Tordis Kristina á Rógvi Simonsen: Challenges of new land use models to the farming community

Pertti Itkonen: Project Halti – PPGIS in transboundary cooperation

John McDonagh: How to conserve, protect, live and work in peripheral rural regions?

Mikko Jokinen & Anna Kantola: Mining and local society in Kittilä

Karl Brix Zinglersen, Hans Holt Poulsen & Marie Söndergaard: Greenland case study – Indigenous local knowledge and planning in UNESCO World Heritage site

Kirsi-Marja Korhonen: Reconciling forestry with other land uses – focus in participation

Minna Turunen & Inkeri Markkula: The use of local knowledge in land use planning in Enontekiö region, Finland

Per Sandström, Tobias Jonsson & Niklas Jonsson (with Eva-Lisa Myntti, Gun Lidestav and Stefan Sandström): Communication solutions to land use issues and reindeer husbandry

Rannveig Ólafsdottir (with Þorvarður Árnason and Johannes T. Welling): Growing toursim and local societes – Iceland example

Seija Tuulentie: BuSK – Building Shared Knowledge capital to support natural resource governance in the Northern periphery 2016-2019

Stefan Sandström & Per Sandström: Participatory methods to increase local voice in land use planning

Leena Suopajärvi (with Arvid Viken & Gaute Svensson): Possibilities of social license to operate in various land use modes




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