This report identifies 12 recommendations that can assist the municipality of Outokumpu
and the region of North Karelia in Finland to become key players in the national mining
strategy and attain sustainable economic growth by: focusing on mobilising the potential
of the local mining value chain, diversifying and developing new sources of economic
growth, and improving governance co-ordination. It is part of a project that is building
a platform for knowledge sharing and co-operation on increasing productivity and enhancing
the well-being of cities and regions with a specialisation in the mining and extractive
sector (metals, minerals, and energy resources).