Presentation on theme: "1 Forestry Centre of Kainuu Jorma Tolonen director."— Presentation transcript:
1 Forestry Centre of Kainuu Jorma Tolonen director
2 Private Forestry in Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Forestry Development Centre Tapio Forestry Centres The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners Regional Forest Owners’ Unions Forest Management Associations About 440 000 private forest owners Implementation of forest laws Result steering Service Forest Companies Forest Service Entrepreneurs
4 Tasks and Services of forestry centres forest management planning advisery services, information and training regional development (regional forest programme and projects) supervision of the implementation of the Forest Act forestry grants for private forest owners professional know-how forest improvement services
7 Forest sector Paper factory of UPM in Kajaani was stopped 2008 About 80 small companys or entrepreneurs in wood industry Two sawmills: Kuhmo company and Kajaani sawmill of UPM –Raw material pine and spruce logs –Wood consumption 1,0 milj. m 3 /v Output of the forestry sector 350 million euro/a and value-added 200 million euro/a.
8 Labour force in the forest sector Forestry1000 Sawmilling and wood-products industries 800 Total 1800 (6 % of the labour force in Kainuu)