Learn more about “Land to Market” featuring Daniela Ibarra-Howell CEO and Co-Founder of Savory Institute…
(The BARN / FarmCast Radio – Briggsddale, CO) May 23, 2018 – In the spring of 2018, Savory Institute announced that EPIC® Provisions, UNION™, Applegate® and Zuke’s® Natural Pet Treats and Supplements would become the first market partners of the world’s first regenerative sourcing solution for livestock-derived meat, dairy, wool, and leather.
Joining the Colorado Ag News Network & FarmCast Radio here inside the BARN to discuss that announcement and to detail the “Land to Market” Program in greater detail is Daniela Ibarra-Howell CEO and Co-Founder of Savory Institute…
Daniela Ibarra-Howell CEO and Co-Founder Biography
A native Argentinean born and raised in Buenos Aires, Daniela is an agronomist by profession and holds a MS in Natural Resource Management and Economics. With over 25 years of international experience in ranching, Holistic Management and collaborative ecosystem restoration programs, Daniela co-founded the Savory Institute in 2009 with Allan Savory and other colleagues, and became its CEO in 2011. Since then she has led her team in the design and implementation of a revolutionary entrepreneurial, self-sustaining global impact strategy for large-scale restoration of grasslands through Holistic Management to tackle global food and water security, and climate change issues. She has served as an advisor to sustainability initiatives such as UN Global Compact, UN Rio+20 informal-informals, Solidaridad’s Farmers Support Program (FSP), Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB), Sustainable Food Lab, Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN), and others. She holds executive degrees in Advanced Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from University Notre Dame. Before her involvement with the Savory Institute, Daniela co-founded Del Cerro LLC, a land management and consulting firm and served as its Director for seventeen years. During that time, she co-managed the family’s 9,000-acre ranch in western Colorado, increasing its productivity by 300 percent. In the off-season, she and her husband led educational ranch tours around the world. All along she worked closely with Allan Savory, teaching and consulting in many continents, having completed training in Holistic Management with Savory himself in 1996, when she became a certified educator. Earlier in her career she served as a Resource Policy Analyst for the Argentine Ministry of Agriculture, the Under-secretariat Environmental Policy, and the National Commission for Desertification in Patagonia (CONADEPA); and served as a consultant to the Inter American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA), and the UN on agricultural and land restoration policies. An advocate of entrepreneurial approaches to tackle global problems, she is a co-founder and member of Holistic Holdings International Inc. and Grasslands LLC. An avid traveler, Daniela enjoys exploring with her family the world’s cultures and countryside. Additionally, she loves to follow her two daughters in their horse jumping, ballet and gymnastics performances.
To learn more about the way Land to Market is affecting specific industries and to hear from the producers who are making this a reality:
- The Story of Meat https://vimeo.com/192274864
- The Story of Dairy https://vimeo.com/189757156
- The Story of Wool https://vimeo.com/189765823
- The Story of Leather https://vimeo.com/189759286