fi-compass news

December 2019
Growing interest in EAFRD financial instruments
Financial instruments have become an integral part of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) tool box over the last ... Read the full story
September 2019
A new DG AGRI-EIB initiative in support of rural infrastructure investment and smart villages development
A new initiative of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the European ... Read the full story
August 2019
Fifth annual EU conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development
May 2019
Interview with Phil Hogan, European Commission and Andrew McDowell, European Investment Bank
EUR 1 billion for Europe’s next generation of farmers
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission have launched a EUR 1 billion loans package for agriculture and the ... Read the full story
April 2019
Encouraging investments in rural Europe
Financial instruments for young farmers, rural infrastructure and other agri-food investments are among some of the hot topics being ... Read the full story
Nouvelle-Aquitaine: Cheaper and easier loans to help farmers transition to sustainable agriculture
Nouvelle-Aquitaine has a new ESIF financial instrument that was launched in November 2018 named Alter’NA (Alternative en Nouvelle-Aquitaine ... Read the full story
December 2018
Flexible financial products for the agricultural sector in the EU
A recently completed fi-compass study about financial instruments for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD ... Read the full story
October 2018
Financial instruments for rural Europe
The fi-compass toolkit of advisory services for agricultural and rural development stakeholders continues to expand during 2018. ... Read the full story
June 2018
New opportunities for rural development financial instruments in Europe
Simplified rules and a broader remit for financial instruments were among the key topics presented during our ‘Fourth annual EU conference ... Read the full story
December 2017
Estonian success stories with financial instruments
Estonia holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union from July to December during 2017 and fi-compass has been ... Read the full story
November 2017
Financing investment guarantees for the agri‑food sector in southern France
A new agricultural case study has been published by fi-compass that describes a French financial instrument from the Occitanie/ ... Read the full story
Advancing with financial instruments for agriculture and rural development
Over 200 delegates from 25 Member States gathered in Paris on 10 October for the third high-level annual fi‑compass conference on ... Read the full story
August 2017
Agricultural Multi-Regional Guarantee Platform launched for Italian farmers
Italy is establishing an innovative 'Agricultural Multi-Regional Guarantee Platform (AMGP)' as a ground-breaking new financial instrument ... Read the full story
Rural development loans, guarantees and equity under the spotlight in Estonia
Estonia, currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the EU, hosted our sixth EAFRD fi-compass macro-regional conference on ... Read the full story
April 2017
EAFRD managing authorities and rural development policy benefits from fi-compass
Implementing financial instruments requires specific knowledge. With the support of fi-compass, managing authorities of ... Read the full story
fi-compass seminar showcases financial instruments supporting urban and rural business investments
On 14 March a fi-compass seminar took place in Brussels focused on financial instruments under Thematic Objective 3 (TO3) ‘ ... Read the full story
December 2016
New EU investment initiative to boost financing for the rural economy
A new EU financing initiative for Europe's rural economy was launched in November at the 'Second EU fi-compass conference on EAFRD ... Read the full story
Filling gaps in agricultural and rural finance: new animated film released by fi-compass
While many of Europe's Rural Development Programme (RDP) managing authorities are already exploring what financial instruments can bring ... Read the full story
October 2016
Targeted coaching services for Rural Development Programmes by fi-compass
Financial instruments using the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) represent useful opportunities to enhance the ... Read the full story