The third edition of the Rural Inspiration Awards (RIA) 2021 is here! This year's theme is 'Our Rural Future' in line with the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas developed by the European Commission.
Every year the awards focus on a different theme and this year’s focus is on good practice projects supported by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) that promote the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas.
The four thematic categories are:
In addition to these, a Popular Vote Award will be awarded and decided via an online voting system. The deadline to submit entries is 18 January 2021. National Support Units can submit outline templates to be screened for suitability up to 15 December 2020.
More information on Rural Inspiration Awards 2021, previous editions, and communication resources here.