Category: Network News

THE POWER OF THE INTERNET- SET UP A VETIVER BLOG

The Internet is such a powerful tool that US President Elect Barack Obama owes his election to it. The Vetiver Network owes much of its success to the Internet – just look at the real time image map of visitors…

Vetiver System Madagascar

Coppin Yoann of Madagascar, a private sector entrepreneur, has just set up a new Picassa album – Vetiver System Madagascar – showing some of his work. Apart from his excellent technical work in applying the technology, he shows how local farmers are now…

Vetiver System Awards – 2009

During the year TVNI announced the following prizes: A. Best Vetiver Picassa Gallery – $500 B. Best Vetive Blog – $250 C. Best new Vetiver technical innovation on the Internet – $250 We would like to invite those of you…

2008 – An annual report (of sorts!) on the Vetiver System

Greetings my fellow Vetervites! I wish you all a joyous season and a successful new year in meeting new challenges – some of which I hope are exciting. I am writing to you from a very cold Pacific North West….

Vetiver System – some new and useful power point

I have added some new power points on Esnips http://www.esnips.com/web/VetiverSystemsPowerPoints/ They comprise selected power points from previous vetiver conferences. Some have Spanish captions. There are two of immediate importance: Vetiver System for Natural Disasters Reduction in Vietnam – An Overview – that should…

TVNI Annual Vetiver System Awards

As promised we have now selected the winners of this years awards. It was not easy to make the final choices. I arbitrarily (my privilege) decided to exclude the best website, since none were very good and were in any…

The Vetiver System, Community Development, and Poverty

There have been a number of cases where the Vetiver System has been singled out as being eminently useful as a technology that enhances community development projects. (see Mexico; Indonesia; Dabie Mountains in China; and Poverty Reduction and Resource Protection in a Guangxi Province Minority…

Vetiver System Applications: Technical Manual – French Edition

The French Edition of this popular manual has been published. It is available (from June 17) at Amazon.com for $15. It can also be downloaded (free) from this site.  French speakers please pass the word to others who may be interested….