With local small-scale agriculture under threat, Christian Hiss is reinvigorating regional economies by creating alternative flows of capital and value chains for small organic farmers and food producers. Through his unique agricultural holding company, Christian is unleashing patient capital at favorable rates and helping small agricultural players shape their regional economies.
The Regionalwert AG was founded in 2006 and conceptualised as a citizen shareholder corporation. The enterprise enables citizens of the region to invest in regional enterprises, mainly in the agricultural sector that fulfil socio-ecological standards. With these investments regional SME in the food sector are financed. The RWAG aims to build up a sustainable and regional value chain.