Permaculture Research Institute-Kenya
Permaculture Research Institute-Kenya
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Commenced:
01/07/2011
Submitted:
01/09/2011
Last updated:
29/08/2016
Location:
, PO Box 21341-00505, Nairobi, Kenya. , Nairobi, KE
Phone:
+254 725 618 737
Website:
pri-kenya.org/
Climate zone:
Polar





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Permaculture Research Institute-Kenya

Project Type

Urban, Rural, School Projects, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

A Kenyan registered NGO set up in 2011 with the aim of providing an umbrella for permaculture education, projects and research in East Africa. Our aim is to promote a permaculture whole systems approach to building empowered, climate resilient, healthy and food secure East African communities. PRI's vision is to see a community-led development towards a sustainable future that has the permaculture ethics of care of the earth, care of people and fair distribution of resources at its core.

Project Description

PRI-Kenya offers a professional and comprehensive education programme in permaculture design and related subjects. We offer one and two day introduction to permaculture courses as well as the internationally recognized 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification Course alongside specialized courses on related subjects such as bee-keeping & natural building etc. Our Permaculture & Regenerative Enterprise Programme took off in late 2013 and takes an innovative approach to development, combining permaculture and entrepreneurship. We work with local partners on food security and sustainable livelihoods through training in permaculture and enterprise skills alongside offering group development training such as leadership, gender and group dynamics. Our new Research Programme links in closely with our Permaculture and Regenerative Enterprise Programme and aims to map the social, environmental as well as economic impact of our model. We want to understand not only how the permaculture approach is beneficial for the environment and its ability to create climate change resilience, but also its benefits for farmers in terms of wellbeing, gender dynamics and social as well as economic empowerment.

Updates

Permaculture Design Certification in Kilifi October 2016

Join Barefoot Solutions and PRI Kenya at Distant Relatives Ecolodge in Kilifi (Kenyan Coast) to immerse yourself in the theory and application of Permaculture knowledge and obtain an internationally recognized PDC this October!

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Permaculture Design Certification Course in Laikipia this September 14-24th

If you are looking for better health, more knowledge, tools for a better, more sustainable lifestyle and a nurturing community experience, the Permaculture Design Certificate in Laikipia is your opportunity for a truly a unique and holistic experience

Posted 30 days ago (0 comments)

Please Support Kenya's 1st Permaculture Island

Campaign to raise funds for our project on Rusinga Island, Kenya

Posted almost 3 years ago (0 comments)

PDC in Butula District, Kenya

Earn a PDC this November 18-29th with PRI-Kenya in Butula District, Kenya

Posted about 3 years ago (0 comments)

International Teacher Training Course with Warren Brush & PRI-Kenya Jan 2014!

We are very proud to announce our very first International Permaculture Teacher Training with internationally renowned permaculture teacher Warren Brush from 13-17th of January 2014.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Permaculture Design Certification Course this May in Kenya with John Sheffy & PRI-Kenya

Full 72 hour permaculture design course with international teacher John Sheffy from University of Wisconsin and local teachers. You will be living and learning at Nyumbani Village, a centre for orphans with a permaculture farm.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Permaculture Design Course with Warren Brush in Kenya, December 2011

Full 72 hour permaculture design course with international teacher Warren Brush from Quail Springs and local teachers. You will be living and learning at Nyumbani Village, a centre for orphans with a permaculture farm. Course runs from 5-18th of December.

Posted about 5 years ago (0 comments)
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Administrators
Sheena Shah - Administrator
Team Members
joseph lentunyoi - Garden Manager 2015 season Sheena Shah - Garden Manager 2015 season

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