Late Spring 2020

European Permaculture Network

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EUPC 4.0

Permaculture Convergence Online As some of you might have heard before in the circle calls, we are exploring possible formats for an online version of the EUPC. The EUPC working group has put together a proposal to join effort and create new exciting ways to share, learn and act together! There might be some prototyping happening on national scale this year. For …
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EUPC 4.0

New Online learning platform

By Jemma Findley
The Permaculture Association Britain has started discussions around commoning its online learning platform. Testing of its first 'Foundations of permaculture - Design for Resilience' online course is already underway but planning how the platform and its future resources will be collectively managed by permaculture educators has just begun. The platform will launch before September this year and many educators worldwide are coming together through …
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New Online learning platform

News from the Czech permaculture

News from the Czech permaculture
by Maya DiGaia
Many permaculture events have been canceled due to the pandemic restrictions, but people in Permakultura CS have been busy anyway. The PDC by Akademie permakultury has been moved online. The big launch of the Czech translation of Patrick Whitefield's How to make a forest garden has at least a facebook video, the book is now available in …
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Danish cooperation with Kenya

New report about Permaculture in Zanzibar
Tove Bang from Vijana Wetu Denmark and Derrick Omondi from Vijana Wetu Kenya left Kisumu, Kenya on Feb. 29th 2020 to travel to Zanzibar with the purpose of getting first hand knowledge about permaculture in Zanzibar and collect inspiration for their project, Banda River Permaculture Center. It´s a youth project and together with the …
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Building permaculture bridges in Kenya

Text and photos by Kipper, SONED - Travel (Project) report Kenya 18.02.-17.03.2020 Exactly 31 years after I started my first trip to Africa at Diani Beach, south of Mombasa, I have now started this trip again, this time accompanied by Sonja. The reason for this was a wedding invitation to Kisumu and the long-cherished wish to visit some Kenyan project …
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Building permaculture bridges in Kenya

Conferences & events

Diversified cropping systems with nut trees: video lectures and invitation to participate in the survey

Diversified cropping systems with nut trees: video lectures and invitation to participate in the survey
from Pavlo Ardanov
I would like to share with you my video lecture Polyculture systems with nut tree crops (Almond, Chestnut, Hazelnut, Pistachio, Ginkgo, Yellowhorn, Pecan, Hickory, Walnuts) where I have reviewed an academic literature on designing diversified cropping systems with nut trees. This is the part of the lecture series Designing Crop Polycultures, which might be of your interest if you are motivated to redice your farming inputs and environmental costs while …
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Invitation to participate in the research project Increasing Agricultural Resilience with High-Performance Polycultures

by Pavlo Ardanov
Do you practice, research or study ecologically intensive agriculture, where the farm needs in nutrient turnover and biocontrol are primarily met by diversifying cultivated and wild plants and animals? Are you motivated to reduce farm inputs and pollution while increasing economic and environmental resilience, sustaining resident biodiversity and increasing carbon sequestration?If yes - we invite you to …
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Spanish Convergence in July

23d until the 26th of July This year, the yearly Spanish Permaculture Convergence will be held in a special place, the eco-village Lakabe. Lakabe can be found in the North of Spain, in Navarra. 40 years ago, on the 21st of March 1980, it was an abandoned settlement which was foundagain by a group of people with a Vision. Today, …
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Spanish Convergence in July
National Permaculture Convergence (Britain)
September 11-13, Oxfordshire, England.
Bringing about positive change can be hard work. It's important to make strong, lasting connections with people who share our hopes and concerns for the future. The convergence is about encouraging people from all across Britain to come together as a community of designers, educators, learners and activists putting permaculture at the heart of a network of thriving communities. So if you're looking for some positive energy for …
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IPC14 Argentina postponed untill 2021

IPC 14 in Argentina, planned from 28th November till December 4th in 2020 will be postponed to November 2021 Dear friends of the Permaculture World, Children and Youth Groups, Indigenous- and Rural- and all Communities Everywhere!The IPC-14 Argentina will be postponed to November-December 2021 due to the consequences of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic. This new date for 2021 is a …
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IPC14 Argentina postponed untill 2021

Courses & Trainings

Cultural Emergence online free/pay as you wish taster course

Join this free/pay as you wish taster course to discover the Cultural Emergence toolkit. Discover messages of hope and tools for empowerment with Looby Macnamara and special guest Maddy Harland. https://coursecraft.net/c/culturalemergencetaster/splash
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Free online permaculture course

This Free Online Permaculture Course will help you grow your own food and design a home system that can thrive with nature....even if you don't own your land or have a lot of money.
Artwork by KT Shepard
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The next issue of the EuPN Newsletter will be published by 10. August 2020.
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