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How co-operative farms can promote regenerative agriculture

Graham Watson

19th July 2022

Co-operative ownership of farmland in the Netherlands is managing trade-offs between agricultural productivity and environmental objectives, such as maintaining biodiversity.

How they are going about this is reflected in this short video from the Financial Times

It seems to be resolving some of the trade-offs between the two aims, and also resolves some of the property rights issues associated with farming.

And in a related video from the FT, the re-wilding process is explored on two visits to estates in the UK.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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