The SME Initiative under the EAFRD

Published on 23 January 2018
Updated on 28 August 2020

The SME Initiative is a joint financial instrument of the European Union and the European Investment Bank Group, designed to stimulate finance for small and medium-sized enterprises in the Member States. It can be targeted to support farmers and/or agribusinesses under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, boosting in this way investments in agriculture and forestry as well as in the rural economy.

All EU Member States