In 2017, during the WSIS World Summit (WSIS forum), the Rural Support Service of Latvia received an unique Winner Prize for the Electronic Application System (EAS). It was recognized as the best IT tool in agriculture in the world. Latvia has received such a prize for the first time in this prestigious IT competition.
UN Public Service Award
In 2015 the Rural Support Service of Latvia got the second place in the UN competition “United Nations Public Service Award 2015” in the category "Promoting Whole of Government Approaches in the Information Age”. This is a very high appraisal, the first time in Latvia when a state institution has received the prize for provided services.
In 2008, the Rural Support Service of Latvia introduced the Electronic Application System (EAS), but already in 2009 received the Latvian ICT Award "Platinum Mouse 2009" for introduction of the Electronic Application System and the Automated Application Scan and Recognition System.
In 2016 for the first time a state institution participated in the "Sustainability Index" – the Rural Support Service of Latvia received the Bronze category, certifying that both - the public administration and enterprises can work according to principles of responsibility and sustainability.
Excellent Employer DNA
The Rural Support Service of Latvia got the main prize in the contest "Excellent Employer DNA 2017" for its work with personnel.
Employers’ Confederation of Latvia Annual Award
At the end of 2016, the Rural Support Service of Latvia received the Annual Award 2016 as the most Employer-Friendly Government Authority.