Privately funded environment incentives
Ecosystem services that provide farmers with new income to deliver greater biodiversity, protect precious species or curb pollution, are growing fast. Our speakers provide an insight on some of the schemes providing farming businesses with economic and environmental benefits.
· Annie Leeson, CEO at AgriCarbon explores the science of carbon measurement and future-proofing the trade in selling carbon credits.
· Fergus Lyon, Professor of Enterprise and Organisations at Middlesex University and Managing Partner at Easthall Farm, covers his latest report on natural capital markets for the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission, while also explaining the projects implemented at the home farm·
· Jenny Phelps, Senior Farm Environment Adviser at FWAG, talks about the opportunities of using farm clusters to access accessing blended finance.