fi-compass publications

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15.11.2019

The fi-compass ‘Survey on financial instruments under the European Social Fund (ESF) - Reflections at present and ideas for future’ was conducted in May and June 2019. The survey collected feedback on current experiences in connection with the implementation of financial instruments under the ESF. In addition, it collected views and suggestions for a further take-up of financial instruments under the ESF, thus helping to shape future technical assistance (TA) measures.

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03.06.2019

During the 2014-2020 period, the scope of financial instruments under EAFRD has widened to all eligible sectors, including investment in infrastructure. EAFRD grant support for infrastructure currently accounts for around 10% of total investment volume, though no financial instruments dedicated to infrastructure have yet been implemented.

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31.05.2019

This publication describes a pilot technical assistance initiative promoted by the European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) in collaboration with the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) for supporting rural infrastructure and Smart Villages development.

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14.05.2019

The Energy Savings in Existing Housing Programme in Greece (the Programme) was established in 2010 as a holding fund to achieve the objectives of four regional Operational Programmes (OPs) and two sectoral OPs. The Programme, co-funded by ERDF, provided partially subsidised loans combined with non-repayable grants to support household energy saving investments.

At the end of the period of investment, 51,152 households had been assisted in reducing their energy consumption. 

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18.04.2019

This study has investigated EU agricultural financial needs from the point of view of farmers using in-depth data from a Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing survey (CATI) based on a questionnaire developed by the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) in the context of the fi-compass technical assistance platform.

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18.04.2019

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.