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    Generate sustainable
    income from your lands

    Efforts to integrate trees into land management are opening up new opportunities for income for farmers and landowners in general. On farms, climate change is reducing crop yields, the nutritional quality of major cereals, and lowering livestock productivity. Instead of that, agroforestry is growing. Benefit now from this trend, in the coming years for the sustainable income.

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    How to make benefit from your lands?

    Financial Returns with Social and Environmental Impact

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    Step 1

    The first step is to register your property. Fill out the form and contact us. Your information is always kept confidential with us and you do not need to accept any potential carbon offset offers.
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    Step 2

    We fund the money and we communicate with developers and local governments. When a project is a good fit for your property, we'll contact you to discuss your land management choices.
     
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    Step 3

    Based on your data, our experts will report you on the best actions and which solutions will give you the best financing options. You will receive a one-time capital payment to start the project and an annual payment for completing tasks under the management plan.

    Practical income and long-term funding with carbon farming

    Under a Conservation Bank Agreement, we pay farmers, landowners, and conservation organizations per hectare per year for a 30-year contract, and we assess how the habitat banks function in accordance with the aims of a Biodiversity Management Plan.

    The method permits long-term and large-scale habitat protection where biodiversity is a real concern in the planning process, and biodiversity conservation is more efficient by providing adequate funding of gain for nature, with economic disincentives for habitat destruction. They also give landowners a practical income and long-term funding without affecting their land title.

    Improved agricultural productivity

    Farmers start benefit from productivity improvements, reduced costs, and improved farm resilience with the Impact of production efficiency.

    Better soil health and decreased salinity

    A study on agroecology across 57 countries, found increased productivity on 12.6 million farms with an average crop yield increase of 79%.

    Can diversify farm income streams which is of great benefit in ‘tough times’ such as drought

    Why Carbon Farming with Dutch Green?

    "In return for wildlife-friendly land management, you can obtain long-term and guaranteed incomes as a landowner where management and costs are defined by you. Your land's ownership is untouched. In addition to the established management plan, there are no statutory designations or access requirements. Farmers and ranchers can participate in carbon offsetting by capturing and storing emissions. All the farmers, ranchers can start earning sustainable practical incomes with DGB that biggest project developer in The Netherlands."

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    Nicholas Wall
    Project Ecologist

    What We've Achieved with our Global Projects

    3.4+

    Million Trees Being Planted

    2,819

    Ha of Land to be Restored

    157,00

    Tons of CO2 to be Captured

    600+

    Local Jobs to be Created

    How does making money by selling carbon credits?

    Our experienced and knowledgeable farming team can help make you become more profitable and efficient by offering practical management advice.

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    Feasibility Study

    A team of ecologists and biologists run a feasibility study on the land.

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    Project Design

    Project managers design the project and set up scope and timelines.

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    Verra Verification

    The project plan is submitted for Verra Verification.

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    Sell Credits

    The carbon offset is verified and can be sold as carbon credits.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the requirements for my land?

    We support all farmers who are willing to adopt more sustainable farming methods. We provide value for every farmer. Just show us your land, and we'll come up with ways to help you. DGB will partner with you to adopt good practices for your farm and help you get paid for the credits you generate. Examples include adding cover crops, reducing tillage, and other methods that benefit your soil and bottom line as well as our planet. Through DGB, the increased soil carbon sequestration and reduced greenhouse gas emissions from these practices generate registry-issued carbon credits, which are increasingly in demand by major corporations. 

    What are my responsibilities as a landowner?

    DGB covers credit verification and soil sampling costs, and we act as your committed partner in actively working to connect with buyers and sell credits at premium market prices. Our expert team will support your carbon journey with five-year contracts and tailor-made agronomic support. Together, we'll get the most value from carbon farming long-term, both from carbon credit income and soil health improvements. So basically, you do the farming and we handle the rest.

    How much can I get paid?

    Prices vary based on farm location and size. However, growers are always guaranteed a minimum payment per carbon credit. Please contact us and tell us what you have available, and we'll create a tailor-made offer for your farm

    What does it take to apply and start a project?

    Very little. Just give us your coordinates, and we'll take care of the rest. We do not require upfront fees or acreage minimums to participate. Cutting-edge technology, a data-driven approach and third-party verification ensure that DGB can rapidly start and accelerate projects. 

    How do farmers store carbon in soil?

    As plants in the field grow, they naturally absorb carbon from the atmosphere and store it in the soil through their roots. The amount of carbon stored can depending on the soil type of the land and the climate in which it is located.

    What happens if there is too much carbon in the soil?

    The amount of organic carbon stored in the soil is the sum of the inputs to the soil (plant and animal remains) and the losses from the soil (decomposition, erosion and uptake in plant and animal production). If too much carbon is formed in the soil, this can reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide and improve soil quality.

    Who is selling carbon credits?

    All farmers and landowners can sell carbon credits. Landowners are eligible to receive carbon credits at a rate of one per tonne of CO2 to landowners. DGB helps land owners understand how much carbon their land can sequester each year

    How much does it cost to run a carbon farm?

    It will require some upfront investment and can result in a temporary reduction in productivity. However, after two years, you will earn more as an organic farmer and receive income from carbon credits.

    How much is a carbon credit worth today?

    Prices for carbon credits vary continuously and depend on many factors. As of September 2021, a carbon credit trades for around $16 per metric ton of carbon dioxide stored.  It’s important to note that as more businesses adopt net-zero goals, the price of carbon offsets is expected to surge in the coming years. In fact, several recent studies predict that carbon credit prices will increase by ten-fold by in the next decade, and likely more.  To put things into perspective: A landowner’s farm or ranch land can absorb between 0.5 and >5 ton/ac/yr depending on location, soil type, and the tree canopy. This means the possibility to make as much as $1,000,000 per year on one thousand acres of land by 2030. Remember, though, that there's always a premium for custom projects like ours. This link lets you see the current carbon credit prices in realtime.

    Explore your options to make sustainable income with carbon farming

    If you would like more information on which method would best suit your property to make sustainable income, contact today for a completely obligation-free discussion. We get in touch with you.