Nutrient Circle in Pohjanmaa

Nutrient Circle

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The main goals of the project are to improve the utilization of nutrients and reduce the nutrient load into rivers, thus improving the status of the river basins in the project area. The objective is also to increase awareness of the pressure elements in the area, of nutrient recycling and of new methods who to recycle nutrients. The goal is also to provide entrepreneurs with ideas and stimulus for new cooperation and business opportunities.


The project examines the critical loading point in catchment areas in extensive expert co-operation. Recommendations for action and template plans are drawn up for selected water catchment areas. Demonstrations and experiments illustrate different approaches. The project will improve the status of the watercourses in the project area, increase biodiversity and increase nutrient recycling, The project will also improve the utilization of data banks and consolidate expert co-operation.