Category: Transition finance

Fabio Sakamoto, growing large scale Brazilian regenerative organic agriculture

A conversation with Fabio Sakamoto, co-founder of Rizoma Agro, about bringing down the costs of producing regenerative organic grains and pulses and how to scale this to impact more acres.

Bastien Sachet, how Nestlè and Ferrero are decommodifying their supply chains

An interview with Bastien Sachet, CEO of The Earthworm Foundation. A dive deep into the importance of managing forests and soils. The key is a humble approach for large brands and commodity buyers as they need a more holistic view to shift from extractive to regenerative.

How to finance a radical transition while having skin in the game

What does it mean to truly partner with a farmer to provide a fair and skin-in-the-game transition finance investment in her or his farm to help the farm speed up their regenerative journey? We go deep into these questions with Mad Agriculture and Perennial Fund’s Phil Taylor and Brandon Welsh.

Dan Miller on crowdfunding and its key role in regenerative agriculture

Is investing in regenerative agriculture and food only for large investors? An interview with Dan Miller, founder of crowd investing platform Steward.

Is Transition Finance key for every farmer?

Does a farmer need transition finance to start or speed up his regenerative transition? Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen dug deeper into the connection between farm profitability and regenerative agriculture practices, with the co-founder and COO of Soil Capital, Nicolas Verschuere.

How to build the ideal regenerative fund structure with Wood Turner and Atish Babu, Agriculture Capital

Fund managers Wood Turner and Atish Babu of Agriculture Capital together have raised 800 million across two funds for permanent crops in the last six years.

What is the role of fully vertically integrated products in the regenerative transition of a farmer?

As part of the Transition Finance for Farmers series, Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen interview Bert Mulder of Tomasu and BoerBakkerBert BV.

What kind of systems thinking is necessary to design investment products?

Robyn O’Brien of rePlant Capital is the third guest of the Transition Finance for Farmers Series. A discussion on the crucial role of farmers and investments.

Why these 12 Funds could transform agriculture *UPDATED April 2020*

After interviewing +75 people for the podcast series Investing in Regenerative Agriculture. We noticed many people are setting up investment funds to rebuild soil. The question comes: Could these funds really transform agriculture?

How would two of the most experienced impact investors in regen ag and food approach the financing of regenerative transition?

As part of the Transition Finance for Farmers series, Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen interview Sallie Calhoun and Esther Park of Cienega Capital and the #NoRegrets Initiative.