Targets of the URDN


To raise the profile of current and future rural development challenges and opportunities and to establish rural development as a core public policy competency and national priority


To improve the range, quality and efficiency of implementation of policies, programs and projects in support of rural development in Ukraine

Awareness and participation

To increase the awareness and involvement of stakeholders in the design and implementation of rural development policies, programs and projects at national, regional and local levels


To increase the range and quality of knowledge and information available to stakeholders and the broader public on what works well and less well in the support and development of rural areas in Ukraine and ways in which they can actively support and participate in the process