On the 21st of December 2012, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland announced that the North South Local Government Cooperation program will be continued starting from the 1st of January 2013. Funding supports development cooperation activities between Finnish and African municipalities.
21st of May 2012, five students from Lahti University of Applied Sciences started their journey towards Ho Municipality in Ghana, with three month internship ahead of them.
Lahti-Bojanala-Ho Environmental Co-operation
This project promotes environmental protection, sustainable development and environmental technology & business in South and North.
Project presented in a brief video
Kari Porra, Environmental Director, City of Lahti, 7 min, January 2010
Mr. Porra tells about the background and the development of the co-operation between the City of Lahti and the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality. The co-operation has lasted over 10 years and has been a part of the North South Local Government Co-operation Programme since 2002.
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