Teach in: Nature Markets – Opportunities, Risks & Collaboration

Speaker's Corner

You will have heard of opportunities to turn your natural capital into an income stream from sustainable farming and ecosystem services. But what does this mean in practice for you as a land manager? This session will take you through the risks and realities step-by-step. We will cover the different types of opportunities available, how to evaluate what is right for you, the different routes to income from nature based projects and how land managers can work together to access opportunities. Key questions we will cover include:

• What funding is available from government schemes?

• What are the private sector opportunities?

• How can farmers work together to access nature markets?

• Do the economics stack up?

• Long term contracts, costs of entry, supply and demand etc

• How to access the market

• How to get started