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Campaign to get the UN to offer training to livestock owners and landowners in Allan Savory's Holistic Management techniques.

The biggest challenge in implementing Allan's ideas and methods is to get livestock owners and land managers to take up these ideas. To my knowledge Allan's TED talk might be the biggest platform this method and idea has ever had.
Allan and Holistic Management International have a huge amount of resources and teaching methods that they have developed to help people implement this very simple solution. Much of this is documented in Allan's two books as well as other material. However they would not appear to be especially well funded and the cost of the training is reasonably high.
The TED community has the opportunity to ride on the back of the interest this talk will hopefully spark and start a campaign get the UN and other large bodies to offer funding to Savory's organizations to train trainers. Currently the cost of training for Holistic Management International's Certified Educator Training Program is $7,700 which is comprehensive. According to the website there are only 19 approved mentors for this program.
The world is in desperate need of thousands of these educators who are able to spread the word and the ideas in their localities.
The cost of training 10,000 educators in this program would be $77,000,000. On a world scale this is nothing, but the impact these trainers would have would be incredibly far reaching and an extremely efficient use of money.

This is the biggest platform that THe Savory method has ever had and the if the TED community is able to in some way act on this, the results could potentially be astonishing!

Any ideas?

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  • Mar 9 2013: The UN ?? Fantastic idea - other large bodies ?? Super !! What about other influential people like Al Gore - Maybe Al would welcome a change from only telling us that global warming is real & anthropogenic, &, yes, we've absolutely got to stop producing so many greenhouse gases, & yes, we've got to wean ourselves off fossil fuels & go renewable, but if Mr Gore knew about some really good WAYS OF ACTUALLY REMOVING CO2 FROM THE BIOSPHERE he could tack such stories on to the end of his talks & leave everyone with a very, very nice taste in their mouths. And Allan Savory method is not the only good - no great - news, we can remove CO2 by turning organic waste into biochar, & by making "eco-cement" (look it up, you'll be amazed). And what about growing your own vegies - as does 'the Guerilla Gardener" in LA. What a fantastic idea. My sister already does it - dining on home grown organic vegies ??!!! Wow.

    How do we contact the UN ??!!! How do we contact Al Gore?

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