News and Views from Croatan Institute
Croatan Institute has begun a rapid-response assessment of the capital needs of the regenerative grain and livestock sectors, with an emphasis on small to medium scale post-farmgate supply chain businesses. Many businesses have needed to pivot their business models during COVID19, and capturing new customers in a post-COVID19 world may take additional time, resources, equipment and capital.
Senior Fellow Bill Harrington comments on the Federal Reserve undermining Dodd-Frank restrictions on credit ratings in the rush to help struggling companies and prop up debt markets during the COVID crisis.
To ensure the wellbeing and safety of the public and our communities, the Croatan Forum has been postposed.
LeZaks will work on Croatan Institute's newly awarded Conservation Innovation Grant and expand the Institute's portfolio of projects focused on critical instersections between human health and soil wealth.
Fenderson's work focuses on conservation finance and forestry.
Major Conservation Innovation Grant leverages $1.5 million for place-based investing in regenerative agriculture.