Rural Development Foundation

The Estonian Rural Development Foundation (the Foundation) was founded by The Government of the Republic of Estonia in 1993. The foundation issued guarantees to banks for credits granted to farmers and other entrepreneurs in Estonian rural areas.


A guarantee is a surety, which the Rural Development Foundation issues for the debt obligation of an entrepreneur


To support agricultural producers and other undertakings operating in rural areas

Image of rural life

RDF-s activities improve image of rural life and help entrepreneurs to get qualified employees.