Day: August 25, 2018

A Brief Overview of Holistic Management and Holistic Decision Making (2011)

Read full paper: A Brief Overview of Holistic Management and Holistic Decision Making (2011) Summary: Two things – agriculture and fossil fuels, are causing climate change. Agriculture is the production of food and fibre from plants and animals from Earth’s land and waters. Agriculture made civilization possible, but over centuries caused the vast man-made deserts, and is… Read more »

Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability, by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development, Allan Savory contributor (2012)

Read full paper: “Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability, by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development, Allan Savory contributor (2012)“ Summary:  Our population trajectory means that from now to 2030, the world will need to build the equivalent of a city of one million people in developing countries,… Read more »

A New Framework, a New Context by Allan Savory (2012)

Read full paper: “A New Framework, a New Context by Allan Savory (2012)“ Summary:  As we know, all conscious decisions involve an objective: to buy a car, to get an education, to plant soy beans. However, objectives do require a context and we usually provide one that is based on a desire, a need, or… Read more »

Response to Request for Information on the “science” and “methodology” Underpinning Holistic Management and Holistic Planned Grazing (Updated 2013)

Read full paper: “Response to Request for Information on the “Science” and “Methodology” Underpinning Holistic Management and Holistic Planned Grazing“ Summary:  It is desirable to know the underlying theory behind Holistic Management to understand both the science applied and the methodology. Jan Christian Smuts who wrote “Holism and Evolution” in 1926 provided the theoretical base…. Read more »

The Science and Methodolgy of Holistic Planned Grazing (2015)

Read full paper: “Response to Request for Information on the “Science” and “Methodology” Underpinning Holistic Management and Holistic Planned Grazing“ Summary: It is desirable to know the underlying theory behind Holistic Management to understand both  the science applied and the methodology. Jan Christian Smuts who wrote “Holism and Evolution”in 1926 provided the theoretical base. Smuts,… Read more »