Support for SMEs > Access to finance

Project / Programme Company type Finance type Type of instruments Amount Investment Focus Short description
Azerbaijan Agricultural Finance Facility (AzAFF)
Micro, Small, Medium Loan USD 2 million Farmers and agricultural MSMEs

The overarching objective of the Azerbaijan Agricultural Finance Facility ("AzAFF” or the “Facility”) is to foster economic development in the agriculture sector, by increasing access to finance,...

Regional programmes
European Fund for South East Europe (EFSE)
Micro, Small, Medium Loan EUR 4,141 (Average sub-loan disbursed amount since inception until Q2|2017) All SMEs

The fund provides small loans, including in local currency, and assistance to micro (fewer than 10 employees) and small (fewer than 50 employees) enterprises (MSEs), as well as to low-income private households, via local banks. Support is available to MSEs in sectors such as agriculture, industry, trade and services.