ONE BELT – ONE ROUTE 2017-2020

LEADER transnational cooperation project ONE BELT ONE ROUTE – BALTIC SILK ROUTE 2017-2020

Partners: LAG KARHUSEUTU Finland, lead partner, LOKALNA GRUPA DZIAŁANIA-PUSZCZA KNYSZYŃSKA Poland and Hiidlaste Koostöökogu, LAG Hiiumaa from Estonia.

The aim of the project is to network and exchange experience between local rural entrepreneur of technical and esp robotics profession. The second aim is to invite professionals to visit our areas. The tourist packages compiled for that reason can be used as overall tourist routs and interest points. during the project a number of visits are completed to Pori-Karhuseutu, to Puszcza Knuszynska areas and to Hiiumaa island. Seminsrs about China tourism perspective, industry and rural development, and Asia tourism needs and expectations were held both for project partner teams and local entrepreneurs. A special tool – the tourism routs from Finland via Hiiumaa to Poland is compiled.
At the beginning of the project a high level Europe LEADER organisation – ELARD – delegation met with the vice minister of Labor of China, also visited Peking and rural areas in four regions of China. This was followed by the high level Chinese delegation to Brussels to talk about possible cooperation and exchange of experience. In 2019 cooperation between ELARD and Ningbo started on rural development.

Meeting of ELARD and Chinese Minister of Jobs 2018

Seminar in Hiiumaa, bioplast factory 2018

Meeting in Poland in Puszcza Knyszynska LAG in 2018









Project result: The Tourist attraction route in Finland (Karhuseutu), Estonia (Hiiumaa), Poland (Puszcza Knyszynska)