Ecovillages

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Ecovillage and likeminded projects

GEN offers inspiring examples of how people and communities can live healthy, cooperative, genuinely happy and meaningful lifestyles --- beacons of hope that help in the transition to a more sustainable future on Earth.

In this section you can find Ecovillages and a big diversity of sustainable projects.

Also we invite you to present your own project and use multiple tools our website offers for your promotion and development.

Ndanifor Permaculture Eco Village - Ecovillage
General Memetics - Educational Project
General Memetics - Educational Project

Ecovillage examples

Youth and skill Development

Women, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, War affected communities, Internally Displaced children rural families and the Youth in Southern Sudan face enormous challenges related to occupation, conflict, deep rural poverty, food insecurity and lack of extracurricular activities. The need to maintain traditional agricultural practices grows as the consequences of Occupation and conflict threaten farming livelihoods. As the just ended 22 year civil war deny Southern Sudanese the right to access agricultural areas and trade restrictions limit the achievements of the agriculture sector.

Rainbow Homestead Sustainability Co

Rainbow Homestead Sustainability Commons

The Rainbow Homestead & Sustainability Commons is a living and learning centre registered as a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to environmental sustainability, cooperation, local economic development, and "small is beautiful" principles.

Mission:To be a positive response to the destruction which the planet and its population are suffering due to unsustainable agriculture, industry, consumerism, and non-renewable energy lifestyles.

Oude Molen Ecovillage

The Oude Molen Eco Village was initially conceptualised as a micro enterprise village by a social entrepreneur & established by a group of tenants in 1997 and grew within the 1st two years to 70 tenants.
The property consists of a previously abandoned and vandalised psychiatric hospital with the Provincial Government as the lead custodian. The project has evolved with a variety of committees achieving many developmental milestones, having overcome many internal and external challenges and obstacles over the years.

Guede Chantier

Guédé Chantier is a thriving eco-commune with approximately 7,000 inhabits and is located on the banks of the Doué River in the Senegal River valley.