Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Why smarter use of farm subsidies is vital for ecosystem restoration

Governments need to restructure their methods for farm subsidies in order to help small farmers and the environment. Image: REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi

Helen Ding

Environmental Economist, WRI Europe

Will Anderson

Communications Lead, Global Restoration Initiative, WRI

René Zamora Cristales

Senior Associate, Initiative 20x20, WRI


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The government is incentivizing land restoration in Kenya’s Makuki-Nzaui landscape, a form of farm subsidies Image: Peter Irungu/WRI
The advantages of shifting agricultural subsidies. Image: WRI authors
Steps to successful land restoration. Image: WRI authors

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In Peru, where the government is working on a new farm subsidies for restoration, AIDER is helping farmers grow sustainable coffee. Image: Natasha Ferrari/WRI

India’s small Sidhi district is hatching a participatory plan to restore more than 75% of its land. Image: Sandip Chowdhury/WRI

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