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Regenerative agriculture – hype or hope?

In his introduction for to the Autumn Edition 2023 (no 53) of NIAB Landmark, NIAB CEO Professor Mario Caccamo discusses if regen ag is hype or hope...

Hype or hope?

There has been much debate of late about what regenerative agriculture really means. The lack of clear definitions has led some to suggest that it is simply greenwash.

Questions also persist over whether the economics of regenerative agriculture stack up at the farm level and, at a time of mounting concern over the impact of climate change and war in Ukraine on global food prices and security of supply, what impact a largescale switch to regen-ag practices would have on our domestic food production capacity without bringing more land into production?

This article has also been published in the NIAB blog.

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