General information

According to the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated October 23, 2004, No. 467 "On Measures to Improve Management in the Agrarian Division", the executive power body, which ensures the involvement and use of loans for their purpose in order to provide state support to individuals and legal entities engaged in entrepreneurial activity in the agrarian sector - the State Agency for Agricultural Credits under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established.

The main functions of the State Agency were the following:

  • Involving of loans for entrepreneurship subjects engaged in production and  processing of agricultural products, melioration, water economy and other areas of agrarian sector;
  • Ensure implementation of projects within their competence within the framework of agreements concluded with international organizations and financial institutions;
  • Provide the use of loans involved to the agrarian sector within their competence;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of state programs aimed at rural development.

According to the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, No 761 dated October 03, 2014 on making amendments to the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on ensuring the activities of the Ministry of the Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and “On approval of the structures of several central executive authorities” № 1015, dated July 14, 2010,   the State Service on Management of Agricultural Projects and Credits under the Ministry of Agriculture was established on the basis of the State Agency for Agricultural Credits under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Regulations of State Service was Approved by Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, dated July 23, 2015, No. 571

The State Service is guided by the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees and orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees and orders of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, international agreements wherein the Republic of Azerbaijan is one of the parties, Regulations of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Regulations of State Service on Management of Agricultural Projects and Credits under the Ministry of Agriculture and legal acts of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The structure of the State Service consists of 4 departments and 9 sectors. The staff of the State Service Office has been defined as 40 staff units.