10. The business case: risks and net benefits

Carbon farming involves risks that need to be understood and managed

The business case for carbon farming: improving your farm’s sustainability

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10. The business case: risks and net benefits

 
Like any other business or farming activity, carbon farming involves risks that need to be understood and managed.
This chapter sets out:
  • the range of risks involved in carbon farming activities
  • how to account for the risks (in a series of numerical examples).
After reading this chapter, you will understand:
  • key elements of the risks involved in running an ERF project
  • how to combine calculations into a simple model of net project benefits
  • how to use sensitivity and threshold analysis to consider risk in the overall context of the project.

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