Local action group of Huittinen, Hämeenkyrö, Punkalaidun and Sastamala municipalities for rural development.
Joutsenten reitti ry is one of the 55 national community initiated development function groups in the countryside.
The goal of this association is to improve the quality of living in the countryside by financing grass-root level development projects. The projects are based on the association’s development plan and incorporated societies can apply for them.
Joutsenten reitti ry functions as a bridge between authorities and project implementers by helping the applicants with working up their ideas into projects.
A special feature in Joutsenten reitti ry line of activities is an emphasized importance of grass-root level developing activities which reflects through active municipal commissions.
The operations of Joutsenten reitti ry are based on rural development plan aiming at improving quality of living. The means to reach this goal are the increase in subsistence and influential possibilities.
Joutsenten reitti ry (The Swan route) has been named after the national birds that follow the region’s waterways on their migratory journies. Fields, forests, swamps and the gently rolling countryside turn the scenery into a kaleidoscopic mosaic.
Strategy of operations:
Division of labour:
Activating the project implementers
Decision making body for feasible projects
Joutsenten reitti LAG (PowerPoint-tiedosto, 6,1 Mt)