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PermaPuebla Initiative
PermaPuebla Initiative
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Permapuebla Initiative/ Paraje Sartenilla s/n, Joluque, Tabernas (Almeria) , Andalucia, ES
Climate zone:
Semi Arid

Alessandro Ardovini Annette van Vuuren Cecile van Berkum Delphine Drory Emma Gau Guido Knibbe Jan  Kocourek Karen De Vries Ludovic Bourdon Niklas Kullik Njal Ragnarsson Paulo Victor Fleury Curado Pieter Ploeg Roman Eisenkoelbl Tanjalee Kuhl Ulrika Landin Vaughn Cross Vincent Van den heurck
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PermaPuebla Initiative

Project Type

Rural, Commercial, Intentional Communities, Community, Demonstration, Educational, Financial Economic

Project Summary

Permaculture Education, Research and Demonstration Settlement in an arid landscape focussing on Ecosystem Restoration, Regenerative Farming and Community Development.

Project Description

The PermaPuebla Initiative is a non-profit organisation whose aim is to run a Permaculture Research Institute on a 136Ha site in Tabernas, Spain. The site is a degraded, semi-desert area at a height of over 400m with rains varying between 175mm and 475mm per year, which fall in a couple of torrential rains. The site features two farms and a central valley, it is off-grid yet has wells and generators on site to begin work with.

The PPI Tabernas/Spain and its community are guided by the Permaculture ethics (caring for the land, caring for the people, and reinvesting in their development) and the principles of Regenerative Agriculture and Regenerative Business. All the activities on the land are task-oriented following a master plan, and managed holistically.

The PermaPuebla Initiative's main objectives are;

1. Regenerating the landscape and ecosystem of the site and collaborate with locals to restore the surrounding area.
2. Establishing a functional and profitable arid lands demonstration farm and an education/research centre.
3. Creating a Foundation to support regenerative projects.

Thanks to our regenerative business we will be able to secure the lands and support a foundation which will serve as the guardian of the property. The PermaPuebla Initiative serves as the active partner that interacts with various supporting organisations that are involved with desertification issues at a local, European and Global level.

The motto of the PermaPuebla Initiative is,

       "Practice the Change you want to live in this world"


Preps for the big start...

Its time to visit and feel the place folks. PermaPuebla is open for a week to receive people that want to engage in the projet. Weve contacted for future engagement somewhat with Jesus from Lineaclave.org -Keyline Design- and Nicholas Sharpe from Allan Sa

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Rural Commercial Intentional Community Demonstration Educational Financial
Armando Simon - Project founder and Manager Triin Savet - Broad Scale Design and Management Vincent Van den heurck - Broad Scale Design and Management
Team Members
Paulo Victor Fleury Curado - Economy Consultant Silvia Peroni - reforestatioin consultant

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