Development of a model for regenerative soil farming practices, with the option to provide incentives according to objectives, with positive effects not only for the farmer but also for the image of the Montado. Initially, the focus will be on increasing land cover through grassland management. The common purpose of the stakeholders for further development of the case is improvement of soil quality, health of the Montado system and environmental protection (i.e., to balance the GHG emissions with grasslands rich in legumes).
Case study will help to improve the overall condition of the Montado agroforestry system, and diversify the ecosystem services it delivers. It can further lead to establishing a model of regenerative agronomic practices to improve the soil, particularly with the management of grasslands
Farmer and a company with expertise in grassland management.
Farmers are involved in all aspects.
Who is rewarded?
Farm: own resources, subsidies, know-how
Grassland management consultants: Know-how