This year Farm Credit celebrates the 10th anniversary of its foundation. From 15 to 18 September Farm Credit organizes a range of events and hosts guests from abroad - partners, international institutions, and from Armenia - representatives of the Government of RA and Central Bank of Armenia, member-shareholders of FCA.
Farm Credit Armenia, the first and only credit Cooperative in Armenia, was chartered by the Central Bank of Armenia in September 2007. It leases offices at 18 Khajaznuni St., Yerevan, and began making loans to farmers and rural SMEs in December 2007. FCA was founded by 57 Armenian farmers and with the contribution of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Nowadays the Cooperative's member-shareholders number is more than 6800.