Category: Ecosystem Services Payments

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!

Stephanie Race on demystifying science to help farmers to make better decisions

Stephanie Race, founder and CEO of Crop Performance Ltd, works with growers and food companies to improve productivity, conserve resources, and monitor the environmental impact of agriculture and food production on land and water use.

Thomas Rippel, checking in on land ownership, stable coins, pensions for farmers and city folks

A conversation with regenerative farmer Thomas Ripple discussing crowdfunding, stable coins, pensions for farmers, food pensions for city folks and land ownership.

Tony Lovell, how the $ 100M SLM fund handled the six driest years on record

A check-in interview with Tony Lovell, co-founder and CEO of SLM Partners an asset manager that acquires and manages rural land on behalf of institutional investors, to scale up regenerative, ecological farming and forestry systems.

Paul Chatterton – WWF’s Finance Lab working on landscapes of 1M hectares and $100M investments

Paul Chatterton is the co-founder of the Landscape Finance Lab an experimental unit inside the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). They incubate sustainable landscapes, structure, launch and fund deals at landscape scale.