Great Reasons To Help Our Cause
Our cause will reduce reliance on food aid and provide a source of sustainable healthy food.
Supporting people to manage their land sustainably allows healthy food to be produced from that land forever. Keeping people on their land prevents poverty, and them becoming climate refugees.''
People can be empowered to feed themselves rather than relying on food aid that has to be grown elsewhere in the world. Food grown locally is healthier and more suited to cultural requirements.''
Our cause will reduce the migration of people and help prevent terrorism and war.
When people have to leave their land it increases pressure on the cities an governments. Such pressures can inflame political instability and increase acts of desperation and terror.''
Improving land management skills and preserving cultural heritage improves the happiness and functionality of a community.''
Our cause will help rebuild healthy soils and contribute to reversing climate change.
We need approximately ½ a tonne of food per human per year. But we are currently losing 10 tonnes of soil per human per year.''
If 1/3rd of our land is grassland and 70% of this is now degraded; what would happen if we put even a small portion of these lands back to healthy pasture?''
Alan Savory says ‘Increasing soil organic matter by a mere 0.5 percent on the 5 billion hectares of rangelands worldwide would sequester approximately 720 gigatonnes of carbon from the atmosphere, In 2000, the total emissions globally were an estimated 44 gigatonnes''