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Regenerative agriculture, takes a holistic approach to farm management, focusing on enhancing ecosystem functions through restoring ecosystem health and promoting diversity through the five core principles shown in Figure 9.

By incorporating the five core principles of regenerative agriculture (see Figure 9), farmers can work to improve soil health on farm. The resulting impact on improving biodiversity and the benefits this can relay into the health of the farm and pest control. Regenerative agriculture works to restore ecosystem functions, focusing on improving soil health. By improving the soil health, the benefits cascade throughout the sector, enhancing the natural capital.

Figure 9: The five core principles of regenerative agriculture

Farming for a Better Climate have produced practical guides and information on the five core principles, looking at ways to practically implement them within the farm.