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Master of Environmental Science and Management: Master's Group Project
(2021)

Scaling a Sustainable Finance Solution: Agricultural Lending to Reward Environmental Performance

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Group Members: Grace Brofman, Haley Grant , Becca Reynolds, Alexandria Wilkins, Janelle Christensen

Faculty Advisors: Kelsey Jack

Client: Sustainable Conservation

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Deliverables:

Group Project Proposal

Description

​Through modeling the effects of lending behavior on groundwater supplies and economic productivity, this project seeks to uncover how an economic incentive can affect agricultural sustainability in the Salinas Valley.