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Aussie agtech startups shaping the future of carbon capture

Australian startups are working hard to change the way we monitor, manage and report soil carbon sequestration to provide the world with more effective tools in the fight against climate change.

Ollie Madgett, FarmLab, testing for carbon at his vineyard in McClaren Vale. Photographer: Solomon Scopazzi.

With an ambitious goal to cut carbon emissions by 43% by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050, Australia is moving aggressively to accelerate carbon capture and storage solutions. 

AgriFutures growAG., a free online platform connecting Australian agrifood research, innovation and commercial opportunities with the global market, is championing this goal by spotlighting ground-breaking technologies.  

Among the trailblazing startups leading the charge in carbon capture solutions for farmers are soil carbon project developer, AgriProve; pasture optimization and carbon startup, Agrimix; and environmental measurement software and soil sampling service, FarmLab.  

Each of these startups have listed opportunities on AgriFutures growAG., including investment rounds and strategic partnerships to tackle the challenges of monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV), referred to as “a cornerstone of carbon markets” by the World Bank. 

Better MRV processes and systems “ultimately make it easier for [countries] to shift to decarbonization pathways as well as meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.”

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