THE AGREGEN APPROACH
As farmers ourselves, we believe building natural capital for future generations can be done profitably.
There is an urgent need to address climate change, both in building resilience towards it’s impacts and being part of the solution.
Agriculture needs to be part of the solution.
WHO IS AGREGEN
AgRegen is an impact investment fund who acquires environmentally degraded and financially distressed farmland in New Zealand and applies large scale regenerative agriculture and agroforestry management techniques, referred to as the AgRegen Conversion Framework, to turnaround the asset.EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST MEET THE TEAM
Impact investment has become increasingly common around the world as a means of achieving positive environmental and social impact whilst providing a positive financial return.
THE AGREGEN CONVERSION FRAMEWORK
Applying regenerative land management practices and nature-based solutions to generate competitive financial returns with co-benefits.
- restoring soil organic matter,
- preserving water resources,
- enhancing biodiversity,
- increasing climate resilience,
- rejuvenating community as well as improving farmer empowerment and wellbeing.
aligned with global initiatives:
- the Paris Climate Agreement,
- the Global Climate Action Plan (GCAA) “4 per 1000” initiative,
- the Convention of Biological Diversity,
- the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
VIEWING OURSELVES AS ‘THE GATEWAY’
AgRegen brings together the right people,
to the right investment
Institutional and private equity investors do not have the investment vehicles available to them to invest in smaller privately held farms (the predominant industry ownership structure) meaning that there is a slow pace of investment by funds in domestic agriculture, in comparison to offshore institutional capital.
NZ farmers have little to no access to institutional investment and external sources of equity, meaning the sources and type of funding for farmers are few and far between. Facing rising regulatory compliance costs and production limits, the need for capital has never been greater to make on-farm improvements to mitigate many of these compliance costs.