Category: Network News

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….

Vetiver System and Brazil

TVNI is stepping up its efforts to see an expansion of the Vetiver System in Brazil – where there is a huge potential for its use over a wide range of applications.  We need Brazilians to volunteer and support the…

The Vetiver System Knol Collection

Google’s introduction of Knols – A Knol is a unit of information – provides another outlet for presenting information about Vetiver to the world.  Thanks to Alberto Rodriguez a Vetiver System Knol under Alberto’s authorship has been established.  Use it and suggest to others…

New Vetiver System Blog from Venezuela

There is a nice initiative by Sr. Fedgar located in Aragua, Venezuela, who has a established a new blog. http://vetivercagua.blogspot.com/ The blog is in Spanish and should be a good one to follow

VETIVER SYSTEM – SIX IMPORTANT LESSONS

You will recall that in a recent Blog headed Fight, Fight, Fight I referred to the death of Nobel Peace Laureate Norman Borlaug. Noel Vietmeyer’s second volume of Borlaug’s biography has just been published – it is truly a great story of sheer…

End of Year Thoughts

When I carry out Google searches on Vetiver associated topics it is amazing how many people refer to vetiver in their blogs. There are thousands of users (including many permaculturists) that we have never heard of applying Vetiver on small…

Norman Borlaug – Nobel Prize Winner for Peace

I have written about  Noel Vietmeyer’s biography of Norman Baulog before.  The third and last volume of his life and work has been published.  This volume focusses mainly on the introduction of high yielding wheat  varieties to India and Pakistan…

Vetiver System Books – Forward notice

Just to let you know that by the end of November we will have three new Vetiver System books available: (1) Vetiver System Applications – Technical Reference Manual – Portuguese Edition  (translated by Paulo R. Rogerio – Geotechnical Engineer – Brazil)…

The Vetiver System grows!!

You might be interested  in these graphs based on Google Analytics data showing TVNI website visits from USA, Brazil and India over the past five years compared to total world wide visits  — a steady growth in website visits.  Outside…