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01.12.2020

Financial instruments, in combination with grants, have been used by Lithuania’s Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Environment to fund loans to support investment in energy efficiency in apartment block buildings in Lithuania. The financial instruments have supported the development of a single product for homeowners known as the ‘Modernisation Loan’ which forms the centerpiece of the Lithuanian government’s programme to improve energy efficiency in residential properties.

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26.11.2020

The ‘FOSTER TPE-PME-AGRI’ (‘Fonds Occitanie de Soutien Territorial aux Entreprises Régionales’) fund-of-funds (FOSTER) has been set up in the Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée region (the Region) of France. It is the largest fund of funds in France, with contributions of EUR 156.1 million from the Region, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

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16.11.2020

This case study describes the Agricultural Multi-Regional Guarantee Platform set up in 2017 in Italy. The Platform provides loss protection for financial institutions via an uncapped guarantee of 50% on a loan-by-loan basis. It aims to support new loans for agricultural and agri-food final recipients to finance investments in agricultural holdings, as well as for processing, marketing and/or developing agricultural products.

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13.11.2020

This case study describes the Portfolio Risk Sharing Loan (PRSL) set-up under the National Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 in Romania.

The objective of the PRSL is to overcome the reluctance of the banking system in Romania to lend to farmers, mainly due to a perception of higher risks when lending to the agriculture sector.

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13.11.2020

This case study reviews the implementation of the EAFRD Revolving Fund for agriculture in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region in Italy.

With the financial contribution from the RDP, its own revolving resources and additional private contributions from financial intermediaries, the Fund provides subsidised loans for investments. These can be for processing, marketing and developing new agricultural products, as well as improving the performance and competitiveness of agricultural enterprises.

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26.10.2020

This report provides a summary of the potential for financial instruments in the energy efficiency sector in the 2021-2027 programming period. This report is based on analysis performed at Member State level and documents produced at both the Member State and the European Union (EU) level.