72h Permaculture Design Course: Permaculture for the Rural African Environment: Konso, Ethiopia

Full Permaculture Design Course (PDC)
Summary information

This 13-day practical and demonstrative PDC will take place in Konso, south Ethiopia, from May 7th – 22nd 2012, at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge. It will have a special focus on the application of Permaculture to communities in the developing world. It will involve practical demonstrations both form Strawberry Fields’ own model Permaculture site and from schools sites in the area which are participating in the Permaculture in Konso Schools Project. There will also be the chance to do field trips into other climate zones in the Ethiopian highlands. Longer term internships are also possible to follow up on the training.

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
+251 912 21 46 87
PO Box 14, Karat Konso, SNNPRS, Ethiopia
US$850 ($500 for Ethiopians)
Contact name: 
Alex McCausland
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
Facilitators: Alex McCausland with local assistant trainer Asmelash Dagne and guest appearances from local elders and intellectuals. Dates: May 7th to 18th, 2011 Location: Konso, South Ethiopia Venue: Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge Cost: US$850 ($500 for Ethiopians) Includes: course fees, food and accommodation for the period of the course Excludes: Transport, accommodation en-route, travel insurance etc.
7 May 2012 to 19 May 2012
Alex McCausland, Asmelash Dagne
Venue information
Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
This course is open to offers from apprentice teachers wishing to gain teaching experience.

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