Savory Institute was named a semi-finalist for the UNCCD Land for Life Award for the second straight year. The award recognizes excellence and innovation in sustainable land management and provides winners with visibility and support to expand their work.
In 2013 FoodTank included Savory Institute among their list of 40 Organizations That Are Shaking Up the Food System. The groups in the list "... are doing invaluable work to change the way we eat, grow, cook, buy, and sell food."
Savory Institute has been selected for inclusion in the Sustainia 100 guide, and entered the field of nominees for international 2013 Sustainia Award.
Allan Savory was chosen to present at the TED2013 global conference “The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered” in the Sustain! category. His presentation was titled “How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change.”
Allan Savory was a semi-finalist for the 2012 Land for Life Award. The award recognizes excellence and innovation in sustainable land management and provides winners with visibility and support to expand their work.
The Savory Institute is among a dozen remaining groups nominated for the 2012 Virgin Earth Challenge. Our organization emerged from an extensive review process of over 2,600 submissions.
The Savory Institute’s sister organization, the Africa Centre for Holistic Management, won the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award for the organization working to solve the world’s most pressing problems.
In 2003, Allan Savory won this award given to the person doing the most for the environment on a global scale.
This organization identified Holistic Management as a way to empower people to reverse the Africa-wide cycle of failing surface and ground water, failing land productivity, massive drought, livestock deaths, famine, food aid and destocking.
Allan Savory was featured in a video selected as one of TED’s “Ads Worth Spreading” in 2010, based on his ability “to engage in a dialog with [his] audience based on creativity, authenticity, and a shared pursuit of a better future.”
In 2011, Allan Savory gave the keynote address at the United Nations Land Day 4 during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany.
Click the image to watch Allan Savory present "How to Green the World's Deserts" at TED2013
'Cows Save The Planet': Soil's Secrets For Saving The Earth - Judith Schwartz, "Talk of the Nation", NPR - June 2013
40 Organizations That Are Shaking Up the Food System – Foodtank.org – May 2013
Interview with Allan Savory for International Permaculture Day 2013 – May 2013
Commentary: Savory’s Solution Will Change View of Livestock – Drover’s Cattle Network – March 2013
How Cows Could Repair the World: Allan Savory at TED – NationalGeographic.com – March 2013
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