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PDC for International Development and Social Entrepreneuship

Posted by Nick Robson over 6 years ago

I will be taking the Quail Springs PDC for International Development and Social Entrepreneuship with Warren Brush in California June 24th to July 7th
Convened by Quail Springs Permaculture and True Nature Design Lead Instructors: Warren Brush with Quail Springs and True Nature Design and Joseph Lentunyoi of the Maasai people, Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya and Nyumbani Village Guest Instructors include: Jeremiah Kidd, Global Permaculture Designer and Educator Cathe’ Fish , Founder of Practical Permaculture Research Institute Tara Blasco, Co-Founder of Global Resource Alliance Loren Luyendyk, Co-Founder of Surfer’s Without Borders Alissa Sears, Global Betterment Director at Christie Communications Jeannette Acosta, Indigenous Permaculture Designer and Educator Brenton Kelly, Principle Farm Educator for Quail Springs Permaculture Tom Cole, Principle Agricultural Advisor with Save the Children Alexis Slutzky, Council Trainer Permaculture is an integrated design system that provides a framework for consciously designed landscapes that provide diversity, stability, and resilience for individuals and communities. Permaculture is in 160 countries with many thousands of grassroots projects on-the-ground. This course will assist you and your organization with integrating into your projects: Increased Food Security Community-Based Development Waste Cycling Sustainability Education Clean Water and Drought Proofing Health and Nutrition Sustainable Vocations & Enterprise Topics include: Integrated Design, Composting, Water Harvesting, Compost Toilets, Waste Cycling, Earthworks, Rocket Stoves, Design Priorities, Ecological Building, Aquaculture, Bio-Sand Filtration, Broad Acre Applications, Food Forestry, Bio-Engineering, Resilient Food Production, Greywater Systems, Livestock Integration, Soil building, Watershed Restoration, Integrated Pest Mgmt, Biomimicry, Appropriate Technology, Peacemaking, Conflict Resolution, Community Organizing, Drought Proofing Landscapes, Rebuilding Springs, Refugee Camp Strategies During this specialized course we will be offering the participants direct hands-on learning experiences that include: Making a simple and effective solar cooker Creating a thermophyllic compost system Building a BioSand water filter Building a water harvesting bio swale Constructing an earthen rocket stove This course is designed for people who work with non-government organizations or government agencies, community organizers working in international development and/or social entrepreneurship, as well as volunteers and students with dedicated interest in the subject matter.


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My Permaculture Qualifications
Pri verified
72 Hour PDC Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Geoff Lawton
Other Teachers: Warren Brush, Brad Lancaster
Location: Amman, Jordan
Date: Sep 2011
PRI Unverified
PDC for International Development
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Warren Brush
Location: Quail Springs
Date: Jun 2013

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