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Pedro Franco
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Joined:
07/02/2011
Last Updated:
09/02/2011
Location:
Almodôvar, Portugal
Climate Zone:
Mediterranean
Gender:
Male





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Projects

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Monte do Carrascal Kamiah Permaculture Institute Love Creek Center For Permaculture Istituto italiano di permacultura No Small Dreams Casa Amarela Quinta do Vale Anadolu Bahçeleri / Anatolian Food Gardens Milkwood
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Afonso David Alexandra Petrikat Bill Mollison Carlos B Catarina Pinto Christopher Paul Ripley Clara Mota Clea Chandmal Darren J.  Doherty Dennis  Posthumus Geoff Lawton Helder Valente Jesús Ruiz Gámez Joao Carlos Leitao Jorge Crespo Lesley Anne Martin Marcus Thomson Maurício Umann Tina Lymberis Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
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About Pedro Franco

Permaculture consultant / Agronomic engineer working in Alentejo Portugal in CERVM (Centro de Excelência e Valorização dos Produtos Silvestres Mediterrânicos - Excellency Center for valorization of the Mediterranean Wild Resources).

Aim - Research develop and reproduce sustainable agro forestry models in the mediterranean region

Current Projects

MYCOSILVA - Edible Mushrooms as Sustainable forest management strategy to achieve rural development

RECURSUS - Agro forestry sustainable systems in the left bank of Guadiana River

MNRN - Mediterranean Natural Resources Network:

Areas of interest:

Maquis shrubland

Canopy trees - Carob trees, , Acorn trees, Cork Oak trees, Palm trees
Bushes - Lavender, Strawberry tree, Rosemary, Rockrose and other Cistus
Ground covers- Permanent Biodiverse high legume ground covers

Horticultural Mode

Aromatic and medicinal herbs from Mediterranean region

Riparian restoration with Mediterranean vegetation

Mushrooms of the Mediterranean Region

Updates

Key-line making a Bridge

FFor some Year I have try to present permaculture tactics to agricultural decision makers in Portugal. It was a slow and patient process that now gains a complete different new level with the last presentation of the Yeoman’s plow

Posted over 4 years ago (2 comments)

Mycological Resources Manual for Baixo Alentejo (Portuguese)

This Manual helps you to understand the micological resources of Baixo Alentejo, and the way we can handle them integrating in a sustainable "montado" forest .

Posted almost 6 years ago (0 comments)

Associação de defesa do Património de Mértola- ADPM- ONGD for sustainability

With a multidisciplinary team with more than 30 workers, ADPM is working constantly to overcame all the future challenges that threat rural desertification risk areas ADPM is currently open to cooperation projects

Posted over 6 years ago (0 comments)

Mushrooms in the South of Portugal

This Poster was built in the MYCOSILVA Project - Edible Mushrooms as Sustainable forest management strategy to achieve rural development

Posted over 6 years ago (1 comments)
My Badges
Consultant Pdc teacher
My Permaculture Qualifications
Verified
Permaculture Design Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Lesley Anne Martin
Location: Monchique
Date: Jan 2010
Other course verified
RegenAG
Type: Other
Teacher: Darren J. Doherty
Location: Vale da Lama
Date: Nov 2011
Other course unverified
Permaculture Teacher's Training
Type: Teacher Training
Verifying teacher: Rosemary Morrow
Other Teachers: Helder Valente
Location: PRI Portugal - Vale da Lama
Date: Apr 2012
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Climate Zones
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Mediterranean

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