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Companies, NGOs and Scientists Come Together Behind New Definition For “regenerative Agriculture”

Representatives from over 100 countries, including virtually all areas of food production, manufacturing, retailing and soil science have, for the first time, come together on a unified definition for the quickly emerging “Regenerative” approach to growing food that has been shown to provide multiple benefits to food security, health, and climate change.

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The USDA Is Trying to Help Save Native Grassland in Ore

The USDA recently gave $225 million in federal funding to 88 environmental projects across the country, including a program in Oregon to help improve the soil health in Wallowa County, home to the Zumwalt Prairie, one of the last intact native grasslands of its kind in the United States.

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Cultivating a Regenerative Food System

It is time to move away from what has become a “linear food system”. The goal should be to move toward a regenerative model in which land is restored as it is used and in which nutrient and material loops provide much-needed inputs, resulting in a healthier food supply.

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Nigeria: Agricultural Policies and Climate Change

Agriculture has being identified as having huge potential in the adaptation and mitigation of climate change. However, the ability of the government to formulate good climate change policies and effectively implement the agricultural sector strategies of the policies are key to the fight against climate change.

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The New Water Alchemists

Animals, plants, soil, and air have long collaborated to regulate our climate by stimulating “the water cycle”—until we disrupted their partnership. The good news is that there is a clear pathway to reconciliation.