Permaculture & TransFarmers

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The phrase, "Half-Farmer, Half-X" i(半農半X)is drawing much attention as the new key phrase for a lifestyle, a way of life, for the 21st century. "Half-Farmer" refers to "a lifestyle with a touch of farming," and the X in "Half-X" refers to an individual's profession / passion / purpose or social mission or natural calling. The synergy is inspiring / enlightening to the individual’s pursuit of wealth / health / happiness, while making real contributions to the world.

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Permaculture & TransFarmers

  1. 1. Permaculture & Half-Farmer-Half-X ( 半農半 X) (TransFarmer) Rediscover your life’s true X through Permaculture Eco-Village
  2. 2. &quot;Half-Farmer, Half-X&quot; ( 半農半 X) <ul><li>Mr. Naoki Shiomi, is the originator of the &quot;Half-Farmer, Half-X&quot; ( 半農半 X) c oncept and authored the book carrying the same title, and founded the &quot;Half-Farmer, Half-X Research Center” at Ayabe, Kyoto, Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>The phrase, &quot;Half-Farmer, Half-X&quot; is drawing much attention as the new key phrase for a lifestyle, a way of life, for the 21st century. &quot;Half-Farmer&quot; refers to &quot;a lifestyle with a touch of farming,&quot; and the X in &quot;Half-X&quot; refers to an individual's profession / passion / purpose or social mission or natural calling. </li></ul><ul><li>The synergy is inspiring / enlightening to the individual’s pursuit of wealth / health / happiness, while making real contributions to the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. &quot;Half-Farmer, Half-X&quot; ( 半農半 X) ... <ul><li>This concept can form an excellent alliance with Permaculture. </li></ul><ul><li>Due to its transformational nature of the alliance, I would prefer to call those joining in the movement as TransFarmers ….. transforming themselves, the earth and the world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Become a true TransFarmer <ul><li>Get to know more about Permaculture (Permanent Agriculture and / or Permanent Culture) that can transform you permanently for the better, physically, financially, mentally, socially and spiritually. </li></ul><ul><li>Become co-owner of 10-acre Agro-Forestry land that allows you to participate actively in Permaculture, as perpetual member of the eco-village / co-housing. </li></ul><ul><li>Have your own week-end chalet, PLUS a bonus chalet for re-sale at the Permaculture site. </li></ul><ul><li>Rediscover your life’s true X, and be better equipped to pursue your profession / passion / purpose via Permaculture practices / principles. </li></ul><ul><li>Business start-up or training and consulting opportunities as solopreneur / technopreneur / biopreneur. </li></ul><ul><li>Share in recurrent incomes from the Permaculture site. </li></ul><ul><li>Share in the expected “jackpot” from the timber yield. </li></ul><ul><li>You will truly become a TransFarmer, practicing Half-Farmer Half-X. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Co-Housing / Eco-village <ul><li>Cohousing / Eco-village typically comprises private living units (houses or flats) with shared spaces such as a gym, office space, workshops, laundry facilities and a café etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Residents’ direct involvement in the management and maintenance of these communities . </li></ul><ul><li>Residents have their own individual economic activities, besides sharing any common incomes derived from the eco-village. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Half-Farmer-Half-X ( 半農半 X) (TransFarmer)
  7. 7. Follow-up Actions <ul><li>Read the following presentations available at our blog www.sohominium.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Food Security & Home-Scale Permaculture”. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ SOHO Technology 3.0” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Get to know more about Eco-village or Co-Housing available at www.ecovillage.org </li></ul><ul><li>Read 《 半農半 X 的生活》﹝天下出版,岩見紀直著﹞ if you understand Chinese. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Eric Lim at 012-213-4968 for personal discussion. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Appendix
  9. 9. WHY Invest in RAW Land? (1) Agri-X Approach & TransFarmer (2) Private REIT Business Model (Co-Housing) (3) Culture behind Agri-CULTURE (4) Business & Project Opportunities LAND investment the SOHO way
  10. 10. Advantages / Features <ul><li>Biggest Gain is from Raw Land </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conversions & Subdivisions & Current or Sequential Multiple Uses & Integrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agric (plants & livestock) to Tourism to Residential, Industrial & Commercial etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make Nature as Working Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Make Time (flow) work for you </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Sink / Credit & Green Karma </li></ul><ul><li>Government Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>LOHAS: Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Half-Farmer Half-X (TransFarmer) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Health / Wealth / Happiness <ul><li>Green Gym: Health </li></ul><ul><li>Green Income & Gain: Wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Green Karma: Happiness </li></ul><ul><li>Half-Farmer-Half-X (TransFarmer) </li></ul><ul><li>Body / Mind / Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Triple Bottom Line: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Profit / People / Planet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy / Equity / Environment </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Agri–X Approach <ul><li>Agricultural Land + X-project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orchard, Horticultural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timber and Agro-forestry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swiftlet (Bird-Nest) Ranching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish Farming & Animal Husbandry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agro-tourism etc. etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diversified & Integrated (Permaculture) </li></ul><ul><li>Culture behind Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Re-localization </li></ul>
  13. 13. Private REIT Business Model <ul><li>Private individual small lots / parcel with individual titles </li></ul><ul><li>REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Holdings / Shares </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust Deeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual Sub-Leases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management Contract </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private & Pooled Incomes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Access and membership privileges etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-Housing / Eco-Village </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Culture behind Agri-CULTURE <ul><li>Environment & Health Education </li></ul><ul><li>Gaia & Mother Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Holistics & Systems Science </li></ul><ul><li>Green Pharmacy & Phytotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization vs . Re-localization </li></ul><ul><li>Triple Bottom Line & LOHAS </li></ul><ul><li>Walking the “Life-style Design & Investment” Philosophy </li></ul>
  15. 15. Business & Project Opportunities <ul><li>Your Involvement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual Holdings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REIT participations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Team members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales incomes as SOHO / New venture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management & Education Team members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional, National & International </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple projects, multiple locations etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Equity, and OTC and eventual IPO </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Be a financially successful Social Agri-Entrepreneur Join Us Today! LAND investment the SOHO way
  17. 17. LAND Investment the SOHO way Serving the SOHO social group bent on LAND Investment in the New Millennium (Eric Lim 012-213-4968 / erico@pc.jaring.my)
  18. 18. LAND investment the SOHO way

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