Sponsorships needed for International Delegates for International Permaculture Congress (IPC)
11 November to 6 December 2013 To be held in Cuba – www.ipc11cuba.com
Dear friends of permaculture and sustainable living, We need your help in raising funds to assist people in low income countries in learning what Cuba has achieved.
Have you heard about Cuba and what happened there in the late 20th century? If you don’t remember, check out this video: “The Power of Community – How Cuba Survived Peak Oil” Continue reading “IPC 11 :: Sponsorships needed”
The 11th International Permaculture Conference & Convergence (IPC11), Cuba (Nov/Dec 2013)
Community Projects, Conferences, Courses/Workshops, Presentations/Demonstrations, Social Gatherings
Cuba, that started using Permaculture in 1993, brought in solidarity by Australian activists, has been accumulating experience and our Permaculture movement has integrated efforts with other important groups in the country, like Agroecology, urban agriculture, traditional knowledge rescue and others. This is also all within the framework of an environmental policy that puts priority on conservation and reforestation, promoting development with low energy use and low greenhouse gas emissions, and a dignified form of life for Cubans based on universal access to basic services like health, sports, culture, education and healthy food. Continue reading “IPC11 :: Cuba – November/December 2013”
EUPC is a 5-day gathering of permaculturists. The program is made by the participants offering a wide range workshops, lectures, action, presentations, and dialogues.
This creates a diversified landscape of permaculture in Europe and to network and exchange ideas.
We will be pleased to welcome you in 2014.
As soon as the exact venue and date is decided, you will find more information here.
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Permaculture Teacher Training Course with Rosemary Morrow
- 1st COURSE: 9th-14th April 2012 – English with Portuguese translation
- 2nd COURSE: 18th-23rd April 2012 – English without translation
The Permaculture Institute of Vale da Lama is happy to have Rosemary Morrow visiting us this April. In two Teacher Training Courses Rosemary will share her 26 years of experience in setting up sustainable systems. These courses are for people who attended a PDC -Permaculture Design Course-. It will enable you to pass on your knowledge and empower others with life-changing skills.
About the teacher: Rosemary Morrow is one of the premier Permaculture teacher trainers. She is known for her pragmatic and effective approach to creating Permaculture systems across an incredibly broad range of environments. With her experience she brings all the qualification to train others in becoming Permaculture teachers. Born in Australia Rosemary has successfully implemented community-scale Permaculture systems in such diverse bioshperes as Uganda, Somalia, Thailand, the Middle East, Bhutan, Australia and northern Europe, to name but a few. Continue reading “Teachers Training course in Portugal April 2012”
Date : 1 May 2012 – 22 May 2012
Date: 10 – 31 July
Location: Congo Preserve, Statia — Oranjestad, Sint Eustatius
From the Comenius – Grundtvig Training Database reference number NL-2012-273-002.
A new Aardwerk PDC course in a 3-week tropical island format. A unique opportunity for Europeans to get up close and personal with the challenges of tropical climate, limited resources and the realities of a shrinking world economy. In a relaxed and exotic location in the Dutch Caribbean. Historically significant for the development of European and US affluence and economic power in the Golden Age, Sint Eustatius (Statia) is a place to rediscover both the past and future of prosperity & happiness in a world with material limits.
This is an opportunity to meet people from all over Europe under the inspiring guidance of a team of local experts and internationally experienced permaculturists like Fransje de Waard, Claudio Madaune, Mauricio Deliz, John Button and others. Continue reading “PDC 2012 :: Statia Economy of Happiness”