Classic PDC more then 72 Hours Permaculture Design Certificate Curriculum with lots of theory and some hands-on experiences plus Design Exercises in groups.
We are based for this course at HASERA Farm,Nepals leading Permaculture Research and Training Centre dedicated to the promotion of Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Development and Permaculture.see more here http://www.organichasera.org/
Topics of the course will include:
History and Definition of Permaculture
Ethics and Principles of Permaculture
Patterns in Nature, Culture and Society
Reading the Land – Observation
Land Restoration Techniques
Water Harvesting Techniques
Grey Water Recycling
Natural Building Strategies
Cultivated & Productive ecological Gardens
Food Forests and Plant Guilds
Energy Conservation Technologies & Appropriate Technologies
Integrated Pest Management
Forests and Reforestation
Animal Management in Permaculture
and much more
The course is adapted to a wide variety of learning styles and is presented via lecture, images, video, group discussion, individual and group exercises, and design projects.
The main teacher Govinda Sharma has been practicing and teaching Permaculture since 1992 and has facilitated 30 PDCs and about 250 short courses in various aspects of Permaculture. His trainings have included participants from almost 55 countries.
He has a Masters Degree in Ecological Agriculture and has worked with farmers all over Nepal and in countries like Austria, Japan, Malawi, India, Qatar and France.
Co-Teacher Roman Eisenkoelbl was part so far of 13 PDC Courses (organization & co-Facilitation) and some of his teachers include David Homlgren, Rosemary Morrow, Robyn Francis, Alex Kruger (Berg en Dal Ecovillage),Rico Zook(i-permaculture) and Govinda Sharma (organichasera – Nepal).
The course price includes food, bed, tuition, stationeries, training materials, exposure visits!