This week: Ian Welsh recently spoke with Fabiana Furlan,
head of commercial, finance and sustainability at Scheffer
in Brazil. They talked about how a regenerative approach can help farmers to overcome reliance on chemical inputs, restore soil health and rebalance ecosystems. They also discussed the improvements that regenerative practices have on biodiversity and carbon sequestration, and how these metrics can be measured and certified.
Plus: on-the-spot interview at the future of food conference in Minneapolis with Rod Snyder,
senior agriculture advisor to the administration at the US Environmental Protection Agency
and Ian Welsh.
They discuss progress within the US agricultural sector and voluntary vs regulatory incentives for sustainable agriculture.
And, potential for CO2 capture with Greenland's rock ‘flour’; UNEP's
guidance on building a circular textile sector across the value chain; CDP
calls 1,600 companies to report environmental data; Mars
bar trialling recyclable paper packaging in the UK, in the news digest by Bea Stevenson.
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