Category: Ecosystem Services Payments

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!

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.