The book Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making sets out a guide to developing a holistic goal for your farm or business. I have been reviewing each section of the book, and the next part of discusses the tools that we can use to manage ecosystem processes in brittle and non-brittle environments. These […]
Holistic management considers four fundamental and interelated processes that function within our ecosystem/environment: Water cycle Mineral cycle Energy cycle Community dynamics These processes are the foundation on which we can build our holistic goals. The holistic goal should be formulated around how we want to influence these processes, as any improvement in one will result […]
The book Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making sets out a guide to developing a holistic goal for your farm or business. I’ve previously posted an introduction to Holistic Management, and part 2: four key insights for the reasons why holistic management is important. In this post I discuss how to write a […]
Holistic Management is based on four key insights: 1) The Whole is Greater that the Sum of the Parts 2) Brittle vs Non-brittle Landscapes 3) The Predator-Prey Connection 4) Timing is Everything In this post I discuss how these insights can be applied to improve farm management.
Has everyone heard of Holistic Management? Its a technique for land management developed by Allan Savory. I first came across it when I watched a video of a presentation he gave. I have also attended a one-day workshop with Roger Savory and I recently got the book “Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making”. […]