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Embun Pagi
Embun Pagi
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D-1498, Lorong SU4 off Jalan DPP, Rawang, Selangor, MY
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Wet Tropical

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Embun Pagi

Project Type

Rural, Residential, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Permaculture Education & Demonstration Center

Project Description


Embun Pagi is proud to be a part of the growing global permaculture network. Since 2009, we have been organising Permaculture Design Courses with experienced permaculture teachers from the Asia Pacific, such as Chakra Widia, Christian Shearer and Greg Knibbs


Our aim is to facilitate the growth of permaculture in SEA by offering accessible and affordable Permaculture Design Courses.  In the past we have had the pleasure of hosting a diverse group of local and international students.


The center is situated in Batu Arang, a quaint, village town nestled amidst lush greenery, 45 min away from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. It is surrounded by 1 acre of land, which we transformed into a small-scale intensive permaculture system for residential living. 


We harvest our own rainwater for domestic and irrigation uses, recycle our grey-water and retrofitted a conventional toilet into a composting toilet. Living in an area of abundant rainfall we have also created small aquaculture systems, including a fish pond, a taro-culture and a chinampa system in planning. A kitchen garden and a number of trees provide us with fresh vegetables, herbs and fruits.


Our house was abandoned for many years before we moved in and was slowly transformed into an education center with a classroom, dorms, bathing and dining facilities as well as outdoor seating areas with a cob oven, a fireplace and the daily company of our diverse wildlife.


The project is fully self-funded through its educational activities and has been successfully run by it's founders Sabina Arokiam and Juergen Soecknick since 2009 without any external funding. It can host up to 20 students at any one time, and is open to receiving permaculture volunteers throughout the year.


We are also lending our help to various community-based projects within Batu Arang that work with Burmese refugees and people with HIV Aids, who are looking for experienced volunteers to lead the set up of food production systems for their use. We are glad to host and support anyone who is keen to help them out.


Permaculture Design Certificate Course, 25 Apr - 8 May 2011

Standard 72 hour PDC taught by Greg Knibbs (Australia)and the folk at Embun Pagi

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