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Food for thought ancient visions and new experiments of rural people

Author: Bertus Haverkort; Wim Hiemstra
Publisher: Leusden ETC/COMPAS 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Discussing the knowledge systems of rural people, this book goes beyond the technical knowledge embodied in traditional farming, land use and health practices to explore underlying ancient world  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertus Haverkort; Wim Hiemstra
ISBN: 8187380063 9788187380061 1856497224 9781856497220 1856497232 9781856497237
OCLC Number: 901402365
Description: 237 p.
Contents: Contents1. Supporting endogenous development.2. Cosmovisions in health and agriculture in India - Prabha Mahale and Hay Soree3. Revitalising local health traditions - Darshan Shankar4. Ayurveda, cosmovision and traditional agriculture - K M Shyam Sundar and A V Balasubramanian5. Krishi Prayoga Pariwara: A group of experimenting farmers - U. Shenoy, P. Rao, V K Arunakumara and A S Ananda6. The synergy of culture and spirituality enhances biodiversity - V Ramprasad, K Prasad and G Gopinath7. Tribal agro-ecology and cosmovision - K J N Gowtham Shankar8. Comparing cosmovisions in Nepal - Maheswar Ghimire9. Activating all powers in Sri Lanka agriculture - G K Upawansa and R. Wagachchi10. Atoni cosmovisions in agriculture in Timor - Johan Kieft and Marthen Duan11. Traditional African worldviews from a cosmovision perspective - David Millar12. When the spirits speak - David Millar13. Culture and cosmovision in traditional institutions in Zimbabwe - Cosmas Gonese14.People's spirit of resistance in Latin America - Gerrit Huizer15. Andean cosmovision and self-sustained development - S. Rist, J San Martin and N. Tapia16. Sharing the fruits of Pachamama - G M Zambrano, J Lindo Revilla and R Santana Paucar17. Biodynamic agriculture and spirituality - W.Beekman and J de Jonge18. Towards a methodology for supporting endogenous development
Responsibility: Bertus Haverkort [edit.]; Wim Hiemstra [edit.].


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'A compendium of the experiments of traditional rural communities around the world as they struggle with the modern age. It strikes a fine balance between romanticising the traditional and lionising Read more...

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