What is SmartVillages Toolbox?

SmartVillages Digital Toobox is a collection of innovative approaches, participative methods and good practices that helps resolving rural challenges.

1. Smart self-ASSESSMENT

Take the smartness Self assessment to define the main challenges of your community in terms of smart transition.

2. Toolbox

Explore the development options of your local challenge trough the smart villages Toolbox.

3. Good practices

Follow the guidelines and create your own good practices.

What is smart villages Toolbox?

Smart Villages Digital Toolbox is a digital tool that helps resolving local challenges by empowering communities in development and decision processes. The tool can be used by either individuals, community leaders or other local authorities.

The Toolbox shows existing good practices in the relevant area and suggests innovative methods that help effectively address the challenges individuals or communities want to address. It works as a guide to lead you through participatory process, helps in establishing group of relevant stakeholders and shows examples of existing good practices from all across Europe.

Follow four basic steps and compose your own, personalised roadmap equipped with methods and existing examples that will help your community to effectively address local challenges.

What does it offer?

It helps you define what your community needs in terms of smart transition.

It is a guide, which will lead you trough the participation process and will help you establish relevant stakeholder group and show you how other have resolved similar challenges.

It is a collection of methods and techniques for the development of project ideas that builds on the local context and collaboration of the community.