• Published: Mar 19th, 2012

72h PDC course: May 7th-18th. Permaculture for the Rural African Environment

This 13-day practical and demonstrative PDC will take place in Konso, south Ethiopia, from May 7th – 18th 2012, at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge. Facilitators for the course are Alex McCausland with local assistant trainer Asmelash Dagne and guest appearances from local elders and intellectuals.

Dates: May 7th to 18th, 2011
Location: Konso, South Ethiopia
Venue: Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge
Cost: US$850 ($500 for Ethiopians)
Includes: course fees, food and accommodation for the period of the course
Excludes: Transport, accommodation en-route, travel insurance etc.

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  • Published: Mar 15th, 2012

Update on Progress on the Permaculture in Konso Schools Project and our last PDC at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge, Konso, Ethiopia, in February 2012

The latest PDC at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge was a good step forward for us, as we managed to combine and integrate several objectives and deliver satisfactory results on all of them though the course of the program:

1) Training a group of folks from various parts of the world to be Permaculture Designers

2) Giving new impetus to and gaining quality feedback on our schools Permaculture outreach program

3) Developing a plan for the next stage of that program.

Our community outreach program, the Permaculture in Konso Schools Project (PKSP) has now been established in 10 schools in Konso, the little south-Ethiopian nation where we are based.

 

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  • Published: Dec 29th, 2011

Certified 72h Permaculture Design Course, Konso, Ethiopia (February 13th – 25th 2012) Certified under the PRI’s Master Plan

72h Permaculture Design Course, Konso, Ethiopia

This PDC will take place in Konso, south Ethiopia, from 13th – 25th February 2012, at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge. It will have a special focus on the application of Permaculture to communities in the developing world and low tech solutions to food establishment in rural and urban schools and communities drawing inspiration from established projects in a range of locations and climate zones around the country.

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