Project Objectives

Project Objectives


The main objective of AZAFF is to increase the direct impact of financing and foster the overall economic development of the agricultural sector. The programme specifically focuses on farmers and agribusinesses located in rural areas of Azerbaijan.

The Technical Assistance component of the Facility focuses on the following:

  • Develop tailored Technical Assistance packages for Partner Financial Institutions, depending on their needs and requirements;

  • Develop and provide financial literacy training to farmers in the regions with the highest agricultural potential;

  • Provide workshops with farmers to introduce advanced farming techniques and international best practices in selected sub-sectors;

  • Provide specialized technical assistance to eligible sub-borrowers of larger agricultural loans.

Our Partners


The technical assistance funds of the project are provided by the EU Neighborhood Investment Facility.


This project is financed by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).


The technical assistance services within the project are provided by Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.