Kudumu Resilience Centre: Kenya
Kudumu Resilience Centre: Kenya
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Commenced:
01/01/2012
Submitted:
05/10/2012
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Kudumu Resilience Institute, Isiolo Town, KE
Website:
kudumu.org
Climate zone:
Dry Tropical





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Andrew Cronin João Gonçalves Matthias Geßmann Paul Tan Saleh Achhala
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Kudumu Resilience Centre: Kenya

Project Type

Rural, Community, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Research and training institute for community based resilience building; Permaculture farm and demonstration site.

Project Description

The Kudumu Resilience Centre is a new initiative of Resilience Now.

The project aims to establish a 5 acre permaculture demonstration site and an institute for providing education and training to local communities on how to use permaculture design principles and techniques for building sustainable and resilient livelihoods in the face of climate change, natural resource competition, armed conflict and rapid socio-economic change in the area around Isiolo Town.

With time we intend to develop a number of permaculture-based social enterprise schemes in the area, including landscape regeneration, water harvesting, sustainable energy production (solar, wind), promotion of sustainable stove technologies, environmental sanitation, market gardening, a camel dairy, and sustainable community-based tourism.

We are currently in the process of securing a site to the North of isiolo Town for the farm/demo site, and hope next year to begin the design and establishment of the site.

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