Joint initiative for improving access to funding for European Union Young Farmers

18 April 2019

This publication describes a new joint European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) – European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) Initiative for young farmers in the EU.

It builds on the possibilities for achieving high impact of using both the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and EIB Group funding, fund management and advisory support with a single major objective – to support the generational renewal of EU farming.

The DG AGRI - EIB Group’s young farmers’ initiative explains and aims to bring these different funding mechanisms together.