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Janas Ecovillage
Janas Ecovillage
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Sintra, PT
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Ângela Gonçalves
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Janas Ecovillage

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Residential, Commercial, Intentional Communities, School Projects, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

The Ecovillage is one of Janas collective of people together with the aim of building and experiencing a Centre of nonformal education for sustainability connected to traditional and handicrafts, applying and sharing practical and innovative solutions towards a greater resilience at local and regional scales.

Project Description

The pillars of this initiative are based on a shared learning experience and which are based on practical sustainability, creating a network Contributors, students, trainers, residents e associated em and set activities dinamizam, services and products in different topics: apicultura natural, carpentry and natural building, regenerative agriculture, Education and training, natural food, consumption and collaborative production, agroforestry, Add water, natural cosmetics, among many other. So we want to inspire audiences of all ages and demonstrate solutions that can be replicated simply, practical and sustainable at local level (make by-ti-even). Through collaborative and principles of ecological and social responsibility so we want to share the traditional wisdom and innovative at the same time the ecological dimensions, cultural and socio-economic. Our long-term vision is a post-transition future in which urban planning and energy of cities, vilas, villages and even neighborhoods and streets are resized at local and regional, where services and products originate in the regions themselves. The creation of sustainable local business is one of the components that most characterizes our activity and integration of employees and important local initiatives to promote the local economy, foster participation of the inhabitants and network creation with the institutions and regional governments.


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