Smart Villages support in Hungary

How is the concept of Smart Villages defined?

No formal definition of Smart Villages in Hungary.

Is digital a key feature of Smart Villages?

While there is no formal definition of Smart Villages, digital is highlighted as a key feature of similar concepts (such as the Digital Village Programme).

Is social innovation a key feature of Smart Villages?

Not specified.

How is the CAP supporting Smart Villages?

Ministry of Agriculture CAP Managing Authority

Miklós Maácz, Ministry of Agriculture


Attila Nagy


CAP 2014-2020

Indirectly, no specific Smart Villages intervention.


to a limited extent

CAP 2021-2027

Indirectly, no specific Smart Villages intervention.


The mandatory result indicator is expected to be integrated in future Local Development Strategies (details to be seen).

Hungarian National Rural Network

Rita Szekely


CAP Network support

No specific network activities on Smart Villages have been identified.

How are other policies supporting Smart Villages?

Digital Wellbeing Programme and as part of this, the Digital Village Programme will be supported by multiple EU and national funds, and are expected to support larger infrastructural projects at the central/national level (e.g. national digital portals, etc.).

Digital Wellbeing Nonprofit Ltd., Attila Balla,

Email: titkarsag@djnkft.h

Smart Rural 27 – Smart Villages Taskforce

Smart Villages in Hungary

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