This article was originally published on My Sunshine Coast.
“Queensland’s peak body for broadacre primary producers is joining forces with Australia’s largest agribusiness bank to drive improved land management practices that can assist both the agricultural and financial industries.
Against the backdrop of Beef Australia 2018 this week, AgForce and NAB have signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and share resources to deliver positive economic and environmental outcomes for agriculture while also reducing financial risk.
AgForce CEO Michael Guerin said ‘natural capital’ assets were elements such as our land, soil, water and air that directly or indirectly provide value and are the building blocks of food and fibre production.
“AgForce is looking to put a dollar value on our natural capital and how we manage these resources through on-the-ground actions,” he said. “We’re looking to demonstrate how primary producers are looking after the environment sustainably for current and future generations, while also allowing financial risk to be better priced…”
Read on at: My Sunshine Coast.