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Humans of Nature: The farmers version of Humans of New York

Honoring farmers as stewards of our environment through #HumansofNature Have you ever heard of Humans of New York? Brandon Stanton started a blog with the ambit...
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Creating the ‘new normal’ with palm oil agroforestry

There is one miracle ingredient that can be found everywhere. This very special oil is the foaming agent in your shampoo and responsible for a higher melting po...
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Welcome 4 new team members!

reNature has been growing rapidly, and we’re proud to be welcoming 4 new members to our team! Meet Samantha Sutton, Guus ter Haar, Antonia van Vlastuin &...
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New Tech partner to scale Regenerative Ag in Brazil

Two pioneering companies with an impact in the Brazilian AgriBusiness sector and with global operations unite to accelerate the transition process towards more ...
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What’s the secret to a future-proof EU agriculture?

Historians point to the fertile crescent in the Near East as the birthplace of the agricultural revolution 11.000 years ago. Around 6.000 years later it swept a...
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Regenerative Cosmetics to combat Deforestation

Every morning you wake up, hop in the shower, and use shampoo, conditioner and shower gel. After this morning ritual, you apply body lotion and day cream. These...
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How to make coffee become regenerative

You are probably reading this with a cup of coffee in your hand, aren’t you? Despite coffee being the most popular beverage consumed in the entire world, few ...
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Welcome 4 reNature new team members!

reNature has been growing rapidly, and we’re proud to be welcoming 4 new members to our team! Meet Elena Yurchenko, Benoît Clément, Eline Martins, and Ivens...
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A definition of Regenerative Agroforestry

What we mean when we talk about regenerative agroforestry You might have seen us use the term ‘Regenerative Agroforestry’ in several of our previous article...
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DOEN Foundation supports reNature with new investment

The Netherlands-based DOEN Foundation (Stichting DOEN) is fostering our efforts to make agroforestry mainstream with financial support of €250,000. Through th...
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Partnership announcement: The Global EverGreening Alliance

The Global EverGreening Alliance works to implement massive land restoration programs in collaboration with numerous member organisations, governments, and mult...
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Researching financial opportunities for smallholders in transition

Marcela Flores is developing a SAP for reNature to incentivize 5 smallholder farmers to transition to Regenerative Agriculture through accessing new financ...
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Insights on the Netherlands

Why agricultural innovation is needed When people think about the Netherlands, they usually tend to think of cows and cheese, tulips and windmills, grass and wa...
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New collaboration with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Ellen MacArthur Foundation: The Ellen MacArthur Foundation aims to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. It strives to design a regenerative economy ...
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What the EU’s Green Deal could mean for Regenerative Agroforestry

Recently, key strategies of the European Commission’s Green Deal have been published, describing a transition towards a fair, healthy, and environmentally-fri...
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reNature is pitching at World Environment Day at UNEP

UN Environment Programme (UNEP): Founded in 1972, UNEP assists governments and private stakeholders regarding environmental policies, promotes science and knowl...
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What do we know about Carbon in soil?

Fact and fiction on carbon in soils Many of us will have heard about the potential of soils to store carbon. But can soils really sequester a significant amount...
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Announcing our new partner: The Savory Institute

Savory Institute: Founded by Zimbabwean rangeland ecologist Allan Savory, the Savory Institute has partnered up with reNature to catalyze the spread of innovati...
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Announcing our new partner: The Leopold Bachmann Foundation

LB Foundation: The Leopold Bachmann Foundation – based in Switzerland – focuses on the support of the rural communities, specifically, youth and wom...
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reNature’s position in the ecosystem

Bringing the right actors together The world of regenerative farming is a complex one, just like a diverse agroforestry system itself. With growing attention fo...
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Announcing reNature’s new strategic advisors: Marcello Brito and Christine Gould

Marcello Brito: Driving financial remuneration for regenerative practices Marcello Brito’s participation in the advisory team will greatly enhance the rea...
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What Covid-19 can teach us

The long read: reNature’s lessons from the corona crisis 2020 will be a year that we won’t forget all too soon. The corona crisis has manifested itself on a...
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Fashion: Rapid growth that comes at a cost

Fashion – an industry that links to everyone – comprises anything from the raw materials, textile manufacturing, the processing and production of ga...
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How changing a spice production system increases benefits

From tree-climbing vines like vanilla and pepper, to actual trees like cinnamon and nutmeg, many spices actually come from the forest. They are ideally suited f...
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Why agroforestry is a promising climate change solution

Regenerative agroforestry provides a cross-cutting solution to many of the world’s challenges. This is because integrating trees within agricultural systems i...
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New Partnership with 52impact: a pioneer in satellite imagery

reNature is growing and so are our partnerships. We are excited to announce the latest collaboration with 52impact – a pioneer in satellite monitoring and...
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Insights on Indonesia

Indonesia is known a unique set of ecosystems characterized by abundance and diversity. Unfortunately, it is also known for severe deforestation and forest degr...
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Insights on Brazil

Brazil supports a unique abundance of wildlife, whilst hosting almost 60 percent of the Amazon – the world’s largest tropical rainforest – and the...
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Agroforestry: The Solution to Drought and Poverty

Agroforestry plays a fundamental role in this challenge, since the method is capable of restoring degraded soils to provide water, food security and improve qua...
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Agroforestry Model Farm in the highlands of Rwanda

By implementing an agroforestry model farm on an 11ha plot, this project will regenerate soil, supplement local food production and train member farmers in key ...
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Long-term investment unlocks agricultural profit

Farming is a risky business. Every year, farmers choose agricultural strategies which make a profit from the land. But it doesn’t always go their way – ...
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Insetting for Durable Impact

Many businesses want to have a positive impact on the planet or simply give back something green. Planting trees is a simple, clear option that comes to mind. B...
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“We need solutions on a large scale.”

THIS ARTICLE IS TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY SARAH OBERTREIS, FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG (GERMAN) At the age of 26, Felipe Villela is a...
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How cattle can save the Amazon

Right now, the world is watching in horror as images of huge swathes of the Amazon ablaze are broadcast on media channels across the globe. An image released fr...
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Showing a future at Pratodomundo, Museum of Tomorrow

Tuesday September 11, 2019 was our Marco de Boer’s first big reNature stage performance. He was one of the presenters at the Pratodomundo Seminar connecte...
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Next-Gen Led Innovation for Sustainable Development in Food and Agriculture

reNature’s founders, Marco and Felipe, met at the Thought For Food Summit back in 2017. So, it’s about time we introduce TFF to the reNature community! I ha...
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Fashion for the Amazon: mobilize to regenerate

The Amazon is the largest tropical rainforest in the world: it concentrates the largest river basin on the planet, in addition to 2.500 tree species and 30.000 ...
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Call for Changemakers

[Português abaixo] Join us restoring Amazonia & Indonesia through Regenerative Agroforestry now. Become a ChangeMaker and be part of the solution! Cha...
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Open for Sign up: Amazonia ChangeMakers Agroforestry Workshop

Português abaixo An inspirational immersive experience to learn about Regenerative Agroforestry in Amazonia. A powerful exchange of knowledge between Agro...
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Open for Sign up: Bangka Changemakers Agroforestry Workshop

Português abaixo An inspirational journey to learn about dynamic agroforestry: the future of regenerative agriculture. Introduction For Dutch Verstegen, reNatu...
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Degraded soil can be avoided and improved naturally

‘It’s time we stopped treating soil like dirt’ – was the title of a report of the Guardian issued on July 11th, 2019. The related video was simply calle...
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We can save the Amazon through Agroforestry

The Amazon is burning. The question: why? The answer: profit. We burn the forest for farmland because we think it will generate revenue. The land gets depleted ...
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New Partnership: reNature & Embrapa to make Agroforestry scalable and replicable all over Brazil.

Fortifying its scientific foundation, reNature is growing in many ways – also with the help of others. We are excited to announce our new partnership with Emb...
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Companion planting is key to food security

The UN classifies half of the world’s farmland as degraded. Combine expanding populations, limited land resources and erratic weather patterns, and you have t...
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How to do regenerative agroforestry in a temperate climate

Cocoa, bananas, coffee, mangos, and pepper… When talking agroforestry, we tend to think about lush tropical systems in the global South and around the equ...
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Agroforestry Workshop with Krisna Putra

Week 7: April 20th-27th. Bangka White Pepper Agroforestry This week, it was my turn to join the team at the white pepper farm on Bangka Island and follow t...
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Common mistakes with implementing Agroforestry

Report Week 3 & 4, March 30-April 12 , Bangka White Pepper Agroforestry We got too excited working hard on the implementation of our system that we ended up...
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White pepper implementation moving fast

Week 2: March 23th-29th. Bangka White Pepper Agroforestry Weeks are flying by for the Bangka Changemakers and the agroforestry system is already taking sha...
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Regenerative Agroforestry in temperate climate is possible.

I wrote a blog about the Den Food Bosch research and showcase food forest about a year ago. Since then a lot of time has passed and I was curious to hear exactl...
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Planting the future of Bangka Island

Week 1: March 18th-22nd. Bangka White Pepper Agroforestry Already the first week into the project, we are moving fast with the system implementation, touch...
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Changing the growth of Pepper for Verstegen

Pepper, the mother of our white, green and black pepper, grows in extremely humid climates where temperature never falls below 60 F (16 C). Pepper (Piper nigrum...
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Preta Terra; our Experts of the Bangka White pepper system

For the White Pepper Agroforestry project in Bangka, Indonesia, Preta Terra made the design. It is time to interview their Valter Ziantoni, Forestry Engineer / ...
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The future of Fashion is regenerative.

The good thing about Agroforestry is that it helps to accomplish most of the challenges of climate change. Yet despite all of its advantages, agroforestry is st...
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Meet the reNature Bangka team

Did you hear? reNature is going to Bangka Indonesia! to develop a regenerative agroforestry system for the production of white pepper. From Mid March to Mid May...
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How do we get agroforestry off the ground in Flanders?

THIS ARTICLE IS TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY LIEN MORIS, SUSANOVA (DUTCH) There is a lot of potential in agroforestry. Nevertheless, the agricultural...
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Call for Changemakers – FULL

Are you ready to get dirty? reNature is going to plant a test plot for white pepper production on Bangka Island, Indonesia. And you can help. The following job ...
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Mixed farming increases rice yield

A standard Indonesian rice field may look pretty with a mountain backdrop. But these one crop agriculture systems are not future proof. The extreme weather we a...
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reNature is challenging COP24 leaders.

The last time the big leaders came together they were content with the promises they made. Only a year later the moment has come that we can no longer sit back ...
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Mazi Farm: an encounter between pure knowledge and experimentation.

Styra is a small town on Evia island in Greece with a tiny fountain in the middle of a small plaza. A big white church and a café were the two spots getting th...
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Inspiring businesses with an 8 minute TEDx Talk

November 29, 2018, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 13:45 – the theater spotlight shines on Felipe. He is on stage for his TEDx time. It’s time to tell the ...
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Meet MAIS: Change Makers teaching Syntropic Agriculture

No matter what you consume, most likely a farmer took part in the production flow at some point. Farmers face many challenges which are worsening due to climate...
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Ecological Literacy: Agroecology Communications for Solving Environmental Problems

We at reNature love our farmers, activists, and scientists but it is important to remember that these people can only make a significant impact if their message...
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Feeling cocoa and going bananas for Selva e Paz

Gudrun Götsch and her husband João Moraes are business partners producing foods with the help of agroforestry. Selva e Paz (that’s Portuguese for Jungle and...
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Triple Focus on Agroforestry Model Farms

In the past weeks, we have written and send multiple proposals for agroforestry model farms, next to education and research, one of reNature’s focus point...
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Lombok earthquake break

Chapter 4: Lombok – Trembling First of all, We are thankful for our reNature team on Lombok is safe. We were beginning the last month of our first phase when ...
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Agroforestry Class at Thought for Food Academy

At Thought for Food Academy in Rio de Janeiro, reNature Foundation inspired 200 next-generation innovators and entrepreneurs from 40 countries with their missio...
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Creating a Food Forest at Kulkul Farm Bali

Chapter 3: 
Ubud Bali – Implementing & Agroforestry Workshop The Kulkul Farm already welcomed us in the beginning of June for an unforgettable deli...
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reNature seeds in Java and Sulawesi

Chapter 2: Java and Sulawesi – Connecting: Community, Culture & Organisations Our first blog article introduced the work of our team in Bali, and especial...
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Planting water – Agroforestry research at Ernst Götsch in Bahia

The agroforestry movement is growing fast under the Brazilian sun. In all corners of the country, people are now turning bare lands into bountiful food forests....
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The First Step Towards a Global Transition at Green School

Chapter 1: Bali and Lombok – Exploring: Community, Culture & Country An inspiring graduation day at the Green School in Bali and a warm-hearted welcome fr...
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Permaculture in Kenya: Sustainable with the younger generation

From volunteering on farms in his local community to studying at the Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya and Oregon State University, Yongo Otieno Wycliffe...
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Making Natural Fibers in Fashion with FarFarm

Sustainability and agroforestry are not limited to forests, fields and food. That’s why we are working together with FarFarm to create sustainable, natural fi...
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Climate Change and Environmental Problems: What do We really know?

From Carbon Emissions to Soil Regeneration John D. Liu is a news producer/cameraman turned ecological researcher. After discovering his passion for the environm...
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Regenerating land with students and farmers in Lombok

Severe storms and heavy rainfalls are threatening small islands worldwide due to the climate change. It’s time for us to take action to prove that we can crea...
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Den Food Bosch, a Food Forest in the Northern Hemisphere

What exactly is a food forest? It sounded like a hipster vegan restaurant to me at first. Turns out I was far off. Instead, a food forest has sustainable agricu...
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Agroforestry workshop at Espaço dos Sonhos

To learn you have to practice also counts for agroforestry. That’s why reNature and Espaço dos Sonhos organized an agroforestry workshop. Starting from scrat...
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Preserving natural resources while generating income in rainforests

Indigenous communities in the Atlantic Rainforest used to live in symbioses with nature, depending on natural resources, careless of setting up a productive sys...
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Visiting Fazenda Ouro Fino in Brazil

Last week, me, Geoffrey and Marc visited the most organised Agroforestry in Brazil. The farm, Fazenda Ouro Fino, is owned by Henrique Sousa, an agronomist who h...
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Permaculture Inspiration from Joseph Lentenyoi

This November I visited Joseph Lentenyoi’s permaculture farm, the Laikipia Permaculture Centre, Kenya. The 2-hour visit was short but life changing. The m...
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