Category: Ecosystem Services Payments

Gina Pattisson on how to raise more than half a million euros during a pandemic

How can one raise capital during a global pandemic? What can we learn from a very experienced non-profit fundraiser who has joined a regenerative agriculture tech startup two years ago? These are the questions that we will be zoning with our special guest Gina Pattisson, founding team member of Soil Heroes.

Sam Schiller on why 100 dollars per tonne of CO2 equivalent stored is key to kick start regen ag and how to get there

Soil carbon models greatly underestimate the potential of regenerative agriculture. We discussed about it with Sam Schiller, founder and CEO of Carbon Yield.

Frank Wooten on how virtual fencing unlocks the potential of carbon positive grazing at scale

An episode with Frank Wooten, CEO and founder of Vence, a reinvented livestock production that centers in virtual fencing and autonomous animal control. Vence’s mission is to lower the price and to increase the availability of sustainable animal protein around the world.

Pierre Weill on selling 2b euro a year of animal protein as anti inflammatory food

This deep dive into nutrient density on how Pierre Weill, co-founder of the non-profit organization Bleu-Blanc-Coeur, created a 2b euro a year certification program, paying farmers more for better quality food. Starting with the simple (but very complex) concept: farmers hold the key to our health, if we don’t change the practices in the field we need to find chemical medicines.

Robin Saluoks & Kristjan Luha on building the biggest farmers union in the world, already covering 1m hectares on 1500 farmers

How do we get thousands of farmers and millions of hectares to transition towards applying more regenerative practises? This is the primary question answered today by Robin Saluoks and Kristjan Luha, co- founders of eAgronom.

Jeroen Klompe on building a fair farmers first marketplace

An interview with Jeroen Klompe, co-founder of Klompe Landbouw and Soil Heroes on why everything starts with biodiversity above and below ground and how one of the most advanced regenerative farmers in the Netherlands is setting up a fair farmers first marketplace to connect farmers with buyers of ecosystem services.

Richard Focken on how German pension funds are investing significantly in sustainable agroforestry

In this interview with Richard Focken, CEO of 12Tree, we explore the 4 year due diligence which lead to a German pension fund investing 200m into agroforestry.

Paul Gambill on paying farmers for storing carbon in their soils at Nori

Paul Gambill is the CEO of Nori, a company building a marketplace to pay farmers for the carbon they stored by switching to regenerative agriculture. This could incentivise thousands of farmers to change practises!