iLAND Criteria and Overview Document: this document provides a more detailed overview of the purpose and principles of iLAND including the Essential and Desirable Criteria for iLAND Centres - iland_proposal_sept2018.pdf
Downloadable PDF Case Studies:
These initial case studies are mature projects. Over time we will add more case studies, including urban centres and smaller scale projects.
Amrita Bhoomi (Karnataka, SW India) - 66 acre agroecology training centre and demonstration farms, pioneering Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) methods with an estimated 100,000 peasant farmers now practising ZBNF methods in Karnataka state
Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania - large-scale farmer-led training with an 80Ha Farmer Training Centre linked to 52 Farmer Field Schools, that have brought over 3000 small-scale farmers into the agroecological farming movement
Soils, Food & Healthy Communities (Malawi) - large-scale farmer-led training and research network covering over 80 villages
Timbaktu Collective (South Central India) - linking action-oriented education and demonstration projects with cooperatives as effective systems of organisation for the development of rural enterprise
Other excellent learning and demonstration examples:
Another excellent example is the Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC), which has developed an excellent 'barefoot consultant' farmer-to-farmer training system to spread permaculture education and practice to villages across a wider area
Case studies of some European permaculture demonstration projects collected by the European permaculture Teachers partnership project.
The Visegrad LAND Centre Network, which is linked to a wider permaculture education development project covering Poland, the Czeck Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Ukraine.