BuSK – Building Shared Knowledge capital to support natural resource governance in the Northern periphery

BuSK is a research project, which develops planning tools that enhance the use of participatory techniques, and gives assistance for decision makers concerning land use planning and natural resource governance.

The objectives of BuSK are: To develop the collection of local knowledge in land use planning – especially by using participatory GIS To develop and apply web-based participatory GIS method for sparsely populated areas To combine science-based knowledge with experience-based knowledge and help the decision makers to select relevant knowledge.


Dr. Seija Tuulentie
Natural Resources Institute Finland Luke
Tel: +358 50 391 4438

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