5 Things You Need to Know about Regenerative Agriculture

The way humanity eats today is undermining our very ability to continue feeding ourselves tomorrow.

Our food systems are the leading driver of terrestrial biodiversity loss, a key driver of land degradation, and the origin of up to one-third of greenhouse gas emissions. And yet, demand for food could double between 2005 and 2050.

So, how can we continue to meet this most basic of human needs in the decades to come?

Enter regenerative agriculture – a term that’s increasingly popping up in policy debates and corporate commitments, but whose precise meaning remains blurry. So, what exactly does it entail? How can it benefit us, and what will it take to put it into practice on a significant scale?

Here are five things you need to know about regenerative agriculture, why it matters, and how it can revolutionize the future of food.

There is no single set of internationally agreed principles for regenerative agriculture.