Nouseva Rannikkoseutu is a Leader local Action Group from North Ostrobothnia. Our area covers seven municipalities and approximately 54 000 inhabitants. Our aim is to encourage local people to develop their native region, to enhance region’s pleasance and to create new employment opportunities and companies.

Norsun toiminta-alueeseen kuuluvat Hailuoto, Liminka, Lumijoki, Pyhäjoki, Raahe, Siikajoki ja Tyrnävä.

Transnational cooperation

Transnational cooperation is an important tool in developing rural areas. LAG Nouseva Rannikkoseutu aims to create more international opportunities for the people and organisations of the area by planning and carrying out international projects.

Our area offers a variety of possibilities for transnational cooperation: many types of livelihood, active and vivid organisations, variety of recreational activities and clean nature.

We are interested in cooperating in many fields, but particularly in projects related to

  • cultural heritage
  • rural development
  • youth
  • culture
  • tourism
  • environment
  • food
  • informal learning

Our projects


Erja Simuna

International affairs coordinator

erja.simuna @

+358 50 413 0615