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Kudumu Resilience Centre: DRC
Kudumu Resilience Centre: DRC
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Kudumu Resilience Centre, Bulambika Town, Bunyakiri, South Kivu Province, CD
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Wet/Dry Tropical

Andrew Cronin João Gonçalves Judy Pfandler Paul Tan Roger Zurcher Stefanie Albrecht
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Kudumu Resilience Centre: DRC

Project Type

Rural, Community, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Research and training institute for community based resilience building; Permaculture farm and demonstration site(s)

Project Description

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

Working in collaboration with the Congolese Institut Superieur d'Agroforesterie et de Gestion Environmentelle de Kahuzi-Biega (ISAGE) the project aims to establish a permaculture demonstration site and a programme of education and training for local communities on how to use permaculture design principles and techniques to combat climate change, soil degradation and deforestation, and build sustainable and resilient livelihoods in Kalehe Territory, South Kivu province.

Beginning in the area around Bulambika town on the edge of the world-famous Kahuzi-Biega National Park, with time we intend to develop a number of demonstration sites across Kalehe Territory, and to establish a variety of permaculture-based social enterprise schemes including landscape regeneration, agroforestry, sustainable energy production (hydro, wind, solar), promotion of sustainable stove technologies, environmental sanitation, market gardening, and sustainable community-based tourism.

We are currently in the process of securing a site in Bukyakiri for the demonstration site, and hope next year to begin the design and establishment of the site.



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