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== Community Innovation Lab Lahemaa ==
*'''Context''' – Largest European wilderness stronghold in the Carpathian Mountains
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A number of challenges had previously been identified, and the decision was to develop the Lahemaa CIL to address the following fields:
*'''Environment''' – nature tourism, sustainable landscape management, innovative local products and services
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* Lack of occupational opportunities
*'''Community''' – the local community of the Armenis village and vicinity, local stakeholders
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* High seasonality
*'''Goals''' – Aligning nature and local development interests at landscape level, healthy ecosystems powered by socio-economic wellbeing
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* Competition from companies that are based in Tallinn
*'''Relevance''' – addressing challenges the villagers face through co-design with the local community
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* Restrictions on land use
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* Lack of collaboration, cooperation and partnerships between state, locals and municipalities
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* Lack of rural and recreational tourism coordination between different stakeholders  
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* High dependency on EU projects
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* Local entrepreneurs lack a number of skills: online marketing, social media content creation, guiding, law, making their services suitable for different target groups etc.
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Learn more about the [[Lahemaa Community Innovation Lab|Lahemaa_Community_Innovation_Lab]]
  
 
== Key dates of the Lahemaa Intensive Study Programme 2020 ==
 
== Key dates of the Lahemaa Intensive Study Programme 2020 ==

Revision as of 12:42, 5 November 2019

Community Innovation Lab Lahemaa

A number of challenges had previously been identified, and the decision was to develop the Lahemaa CIL to address the following fields:

  • Lack of occupational opportunities
  • High seasonality
  • Competition from companies that are based in Tallinn
  • Restrictions on land use
  • Lack of collaboration, cooperation and partnerships between state, locals and municipalities
  • Lack of rural and recreational tourism coordination between different stakeholders
  • High dependency on EU projects
  • Local entrepreneurs lack a number of skills: online marketing, social media content creation, guiding, law, making their services suitable for different target groups etc.

Learn more about the Lahemaa_Community_Innovation_Lab

Key dates of the Lahemaa Intensive Study Programme 2020

  • Time frame: Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 10, 2020
  • Host: Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU) and Estonian Social Entreprise Network
  • Focus Challenge: Nature based tourism and rural entrepreneurship
  • Focus topic: Wilderness powers values-based communities
  • Workshop Location: Lahemaa National Park and Estonian University of Life Scienes, Estonia
  • Participants: students and staff members from the Community Learning for Local Change ERASMUS partnership, villagers from Lahemaa Community