The LAG Viisari operates in
the northern part of Central Finland. The association was established in the
spring of 2000.
In Finland, Leader local
action groups (LAGs) are registered associations that develop rural areas by
funding local rural development projects and supporting local enterprises
established in Spring of 2000
- 2 clerical employees and a fixed-term project employee
9 members in addition to the chairman; the board members represent the
operating area’s municipalities, associations and residents.
programme funding is approx. €7.2 million, incl. the 20% financing share of the
municipalities in the operating area
support decisions 175
excluding the planning areas of Äänekoski
- The municipalities of Kannonkoski, Karstula, Kinnula,
Kivijärvi, Kyyjärvi and Pihtipudas