|The Nordic Council of Ministers is taking a leadership in the Action Plan for the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) to propel cooperation within the bioeconomy||Action Plan Objectives and Policy Areas of the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR)|
The EUSBSR provides the structure and platform for the work of the Nordic Council of Ministers in reducing the bottlenecks and realising bioeconomy opportunities in the Baltic Sea macro-region. ‘Bioeconomy is one of 13 Policy Areas of the EUSBSR Action Plan. The Nordic Council of Ministers acts as Priority Area Coordinator, together with the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
In this capacity the Nordic Council of Ministers provides an access point and support function for stakeholders that wish to pursue bioeconomy cooperation activities that support overall objectives of the EUSBSR, namely Save the Sea, Increase Prosperity and Connect the Region.
During 2012-15 bioeconomy cooperation efforts took place within the Horizontal Action “Sustainable Development and Bioeconomy” jointly led by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
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