Micro and small loans for rural development

Watch time: 7min 34sec

Watch this video case study for first-hand accounts of how EAFRD financial instruments are closing the gap between financial resources and the need for greater investment to support farmers in Croatia to expand their businesses and become a key driver of generational renewal in rural communities and areas.

Thanks to EAFRD-backed loans from HAMAG BICRO, Croatia’s first garlic farm, was able to invest in new agricultural machinery and storage units;  peach farmer, Matija Kovacic had his best year of production to date; Zvonko Rohalj’s roof correction services is thriving thanks to his newly purchased electric hoof correction trailer; and Haskap berry producer, Ivica Babojelic, was able to modernise the facilities and even put out new products.

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