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AAE permaculture centre
AAE permaculture centre
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Palma-Nan Coton district, Anse a' Galets (HQ), La Gonave , HT
+61 0414 818 055
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

Helder Valente Idalia Ferreras Lorenzo Di Sandro
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AAE permaculture centre

Project Type

Rural, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Educational

Project Summary

AAE started cultivations (vetiver and edible crops) in view of providing school meals to the educational/school centre to be built as from 2012 and to cooperate witht he community to improve soil qualities for all.

Project Description

AAE is currently operating from a large tent that will be replaced by a proper building as a base and permaculture reference for the rural community. This base is presently used as a multi-functional centre for community gatherings, health/sanitation seminars, as well as seedlings distribution and infomation centre.

The final destination for this centre is a one acre land for permaculture courses and seminars and know-how exchange. It is also producing food, part of which is devoted to the school meals in the nearby 2 cares land and part for sale at the local market (200 metres) to finance operations.

The entire district is densely terraced, but in need of re-edging and re-ditching, which is one of AAE perma, short-term objectives, to enable the land to produce enought for an increased population.

Ancillary projects are the rebuilding of domestic dwellings, via building training (started in 2010) and the construction of watre tanks. Fencing solution is using moringa trees. A bamboo reforestation project is also and still under consideration.

As you see, we have not even scratched the surface yet!


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Rural Intentional Community School Educational
Michel Samuel - AAE vice President Orietta L'Abbate - Admin
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Michel Samuel - Garden Manager 2015 season

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