Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


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Paliskuntain Yhdistys - Reindeer Herders' Association
The Reindeer Herders’ Association is the steering, advisory and expert organisation for reindeer husbandry.
According to the Reindeer Husbandry Act (RHA 848/1990) the tasks of the Reindeer Herders’ Association include:
1) To act as a link between reindeer herding co-operatives;
2) To develop reindeer herding and the reindeer economy;
3) To promote research in reindeer herding, experiments concerning reindeer herding, and reindeer breeding; and
4) To undertake all other tasks laid down as its duties. (RHA 20.1 §)

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