The article is dealing with the development of Slovak agricultural credit during the period of the economic transition. It describes and evaluates the forms and methods of the government support of this credit. Both the development of credit and the forms of government support used in Slovakia are compared with their corresponding counterparts in the Czech Republic. The authors deal with the solution of the problem of old agricultural debt, with the agricultural support funds, with the government guarantee banks, with the commercial agricultural banks and with the direct government provision of agricultural loans.
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