Smart Rural 21

We are pleased to inform you that Ostoja Natury and the village of Tomaszyn was selected together with 16 other villages out of 734 applications from all over Europe for the implementation of the “Smart Rural 21” project.

The project ‘Preparatory Action for Smart Rural 21st Century’ (Smart Rural 21) is a two and a half year project supported by the European Commission (DG AGRI) with the overall aim of promoting and inspiring villages to develop and implement Smart Villages approaches and strategies across Europe and learning and supporting future policy interventions on Smart Villages.

The project started in December 2019 and will end in June 2022.

Project's goals

Umożliwienie wsiom na terenie Unii Europejskiej wdrożenia podejścia i strategii „Inteligentnej Wioski”.

Inspiracja decydentów do przyjęcia polityki i programów wspierających tworzenie Inteligentnych Wsi na terenie Unii Europejskiej.

Main assumptions of the program

Developing new Smart Village tools and resources for all local rural actors.

Direct technical guidance and support to 17 selected rural communities to implement a Smart Village Strategy in these locations.
Full support for two selected rural municipalities to implement the Smart Village Strategy in them.

Clear messages to policy makers influencing the project of implementing Smart Villages programs (especially under the Common Agricultural Policy).