[EXP] Estonian village Metsanurme builds broad base of activities to support local lives
Type: Success story
Date of writing: May 16, 2012
Author(s) of this page: Patrick Chalmers
Anneli Kana explains how an Estonian village association has helped to re-animate life in the village of Metsanurme south of the capital Tallinn. By marrying traditional decision-making structures with those of national and municipal authorities, Metsanurme maintains resilient rural village life. As part of the Kodukant association of village associations, Metsanurme is an vibrant example of rural possibilities for people and policy makers all over the European Union.
Scale of intervention : Local
Actors: inhabitant association
Methods: promotion of local economic activity