Permaculture project in Africa

GROW BIOINTENSIVE CENTRE KENYA

GROW BIOINTENSIVE CENTRE KENYA

The GROW BIOINTENSIVE AGRICULTURE CENTER OF KENYA (G-BIACK) is registered community based organization whose primary purpose is to train and promote GROW BIO INTENSIVE Agriculture (GBIA) as well as other community development options and initiatives among the small scale farm holders in rural areas of Central, Eastern, and Nairobi Provinces of Kenya. G-BIACK was initiated in 2008 to respond to the ever increasing poverty levels and food shortages that are facing our people especially in the rural areas.

Gaia University

Gaia University

Project-based, transformative action learning for Earth Regeneration

Gaia University is a global learning un/institution supporting transformative action learning through the use of online learning modules as well as self-designed and directed local projects. Student associates document their work in online ePortfolios which serve as life-long learning records of their achievements. Bachelors and Masters degrees and Diplomas in Permaculture Design, Transition Leadership and Action for Resilience. www.gaiauniversity.org or info@gaiauniversity.org.

The Youth Support for Development O

The Youth Support for Development O

The Youth Support for Development Organisation

The project is about Empowerment of Youth through productive and development of Vacation courses/skills.

Nawaya

Nawaya

Nawaya is an Egyptian initiative created to provide extension and advisory services to small-scale, rural communities. Nawaya is deeply concerned for the future of these communities, particularly with regard to food sovereignty and environmental health. Nawaya’s working approach is dictated by its challenge: without the opportunity for rural communities to experience working solutions for sustainable living practices, it is highly unlikely they will adopt them.

Ngaparou

Ngaparou

Sos environment is a lab within Ngaparou ecovillages which incubates many projects, so the targets are permaculture, research on human and animal food and renewable energy.
In Ngaparou we are trying to bring to the population through the results of work done in SOS lab all what they need to make the transition from the stage they are to an ecovillage.
We have defined 3 steps in the transition from traditional design to ecovillage design. These steps bring competition spirit in the minds. The highest is the 3rd step wherease all communities want to be on the highest step.

Mama Na Bana

Mama Na Bana

Ecovillage & Permaculture Center

A passionate initiative to support deprived people in congo and create sustainable communities in Congo and south Africa, Bitshulualua Kekana initiated a ecovillage project in Congo to improve the well being of her people. Located in the heart of Congo, Mama Na Bana Ecovillage is promoting sustainable livestyles in Congo and South Africa.

ISEES Living and Learning Center

ISEES Living and Learning Center

ISEES Ecovillage

ISEES Ghana is a living and learning center that provides innovative energy and environmental solutions and technologies for ecovillages, traditional and transitional communities to transform into sustainable communities.

We train sustainable leaders in sustainable energy solutions such as biogas, clean cookstoves, solar PV for lighting, heating, water pumping for irrigation and community water supply systems, waste water harvesting and purification systems among others

SFEL (Strawberry Fields Eco-Lodge)

SFEL (Strawberry Fields Eco-Lodge)

Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge (SFEL) delivers an eco-tourism service, embedded in the local cultural landscape and tailored for the environmentally aware visitor to Ethiopia. SFEL offers cultural hospitality and fresh organic food to national and international guests. It also forms the epicentre of a series of ethically-minded, community-based, education and adventure-tourism activities.

Rainbow Sustainability Commons

Rainbow Sustainability Commons

The Commons is a living and learning centre for sustainability, permaculture, and environmental education. We are a registered non-profit called Sihlangene Kokwethu--with a mission to promote self-sufficiency, sustainability and environmental stewardship through education and projects here at the Commons and in Impendle.

Accès à l’eau pour un développ

Accès à l’eau pour un développ

Accès à l’eau pour un développement agricole durable

Le projet vise à permettre à la communauté rurale du village d’Oulad Ali de bénéficier d’un accès régulier et peu coûteux à la ressource en eau pour l’usage agricole, permettant de favoriser son développement socio-économique.

YOUTH ECOVILLAGE KENYA

YOUTH ECOVILLAGE KENYA

Youth Eco-village Kenya is a net work of youth organizations operating in Kenya on the shores of Lake Victoria. The group

BLED ECOLO

BLED ECOLO

We are establishing one of the first Eco village in Morroco, based on Foreigners.
The site is located 50 Km from Marrakech, on the road of Ourazazatte.
The Altitude is 1000 m high, and nature is luxuriante.
Water is well present.

Strawbery Fierlds Ecolodges and Per

Strawbery Fierlds Ecolodges and Per

Strawbery Fierlds Ecolodges and Permaculture Garden

Our project based in Knosd area, south region of Ethiopia, a small eco-lodge based on Konso local villages style, where the Konso area quite known by terracing and unique agricultural systems and techniques (with UNISCO award).
our construction now containign the accomoddation (Koso village) and a permaculture farm to supply the lodge with food (75%).

we expected to commence woprk by the biginning of the coming year - 2008, I will post \'if possible\' a complete profile next time I log.

 Green educator

Green educator

Educ-green, city-green, city-flowered.

1. Inventory of the biodiversity of the green species
Each member of the association is invited to make a scientific research of biodiversity to establish an inventory or a census of the trees, plants and flowers with photos that exist or that can withstand the climate of the willaya of Sidi Bel Abbes.
Once this first steps is completed, we will have to do:
 Classify species according to scientific criteria.
 Collect information about each species (type of soil supported, watering rate, planting period, how planted ... etc.)

Ecovillage Madagascar

Ecovillage Madagascar

Improving quality of life of people in rural areas

Ecovillage Madagascar is an initiative started in 2013.

In the short and medium term, the objectives of Ecovillage are four fold:

. to improve the quality of life of rural population
. to educate population in ecological and economical sustainable living using permaculture design and techniques
. to engage in continuous research and development activities to improve continuously the quality of life
. to recreate a natural relaxing and regenerating environment for humans

Mfangano Island ecoVillage

Mfangano Island ecoVillage

This exists in a remote island in Lake Victoria-Kenya, in a permaculture & organic farm. With traditional grass thatched roof and round hats with mad wall. Bird watching, fishing and hill climbing is fun here.

CENTRE DES HOMMES Atidéka méwona Avé

CENTRE DES HOMMES Atidéka méwona Avé

Agriculture, art and culture center for training

These are community development projects with the collective participation of our community Kpimé KPALIME TOGO, where the project takes place. Firstly it is:

MACODA Eco Ville

MACODA Eco Ville

The MACODA Eco Ville is made of 26 towns and villages of the Tewor District of Cape Mount County Liberia. The aim of the project is to reconstruct the community after 14 years of Civil War in Liberia and to introduce sustainable livelihoods to prevent rural -urban migration for the people to move from Tewor District to Monrovia the Capital City of Liberia.

Penyon Bay Ecological Village

Penyon Bay Ecological Village

Penyon Bay Eco Village is a project in the making. We will be located near the city of Alhoceima in Northern Morocco, on the Mediterranean coast of the country. The village will be initially composed of an organic farm and a hostel. Our vision is to build a community focused on self-sustainability, organic gardening and permaculture. The dream is that of a simple, healthy, natural way of life.

Nebo Mountain Lodge

Nebo Mountain Lodge

We are situated in the heart of South Africa

We have designed mind maps covering all areas of sustainable living. From how to live again with the earth, to Body Mind and Soul. We wish to bring together like minded people, to help bring the potential of these ideas into reality.

University of Me

University of Me

Eco-Village and Learning Center

My idea is one of starting a communal eco-living and Learning Centre in a 10 acres piece of land that I own in Kenya. The land is on top of one of the most beautiful mountains in the world with classic views of 6 other adorable mountains, the historic Lambwe Valley, the Great Lake Victoria and the Ruma National Park, greatest bird views of all time, wonderful and welcoming people of Kenya and an excellent rural setting to just get in touch with nature.

badilisha ecovillage foundation tru

badilisha ecovillage foundation tru

badilisha ecovillage foundation trust

formed to promote permaculture and forster mitigation of socio economic situations here in kenya.
the project is futher involved in Non violent communcation,support and collaboartion with schools,spiritual growth and development among others.

abibiman

abibiman

A piece of beach land to serve as an eco village to promote torism and

Hearth & Soul Eco Farm

Hearth & Soul Eco Farm

We are situated in a beautiful indigenous Cape flora area in South Africa, with our own spring water tapped straight from the mountain, a poplar forest and a eucalyptus woodlot.
The farm is ideally located 2hrs drive from Cape Town, and 50km from Hermanus, a town with services, supplies and infrastructure.

Currently we operate as a spiritual retreat centre, and are in the process of developing our own sustainable organic vegetable and food supply. We aim to attract like-minded people to settle and develop a permanent eco-community here.

Berg-en-dal

Berg-en-dal

The farm has been divided into three zones, according to the principles of permaculture: residential, agricultural and wilderness. In the wilderness area we will be rehabilitating indigenous vegetation, regenerating damaged land, propagating seed and preserving existing ecosystems. Wilderness regions also provide environments for the growing of rare, indigenous plants, many of which are medicinal.

Green Canvas of Light

Green Canvas of Light

Permaculture Ecovillage in the Wilderness Lakes area of the Garden Route in South Africa

Green Canvas of Light is a conscious sustainable permaculture development project on a beautiful and fertile 50ha forest-farm in the Wilderness Lakes area of the Garden Route in South Africa.

Full details about this project can be found on our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/green.canvas.of.light/

Our Vision:

• The creation of an integrated, mature and sustainable community that is based on respect, wisdom and love.

Khula Dhamma Community

Khula Dhamma Community

In 2000 five friends purchased land near the coastal village of Haga Haga in the Eastern Cape. The land is about 8 km from the sea (with beautiful deserted beaches) and is just under 300 hectares of rolling ‘bush veld’ with lush greenbelts, bordered on by the Quko River. Geographically it is situated on the southern cusp of the sub-tropical climate region which allows for extensively diverse and year-round cultivation. From 2000 to 2003 the land rarely had more than two people living on it full-time. Then in 2003 two more committed pioneers arrived and the vision started to take shape...

Ubuntu Village

Ubuntu Village

Ubuntu Village in Uganda

Welcome to Ubuntu Village. I am Michele Mitchell, a woman with a dream to help our families and communities become sustainable, self-reliant, and an example of organic global cooperation. While I created the concept years ago, I have finally taken my experience as an office manager to work hand in hand with Badru and the Kids in Kalisizo, Uganda as our first outreach. I am passionate in this and wish for all in my African family to have the chance to reach their highest potential, as a see everyone as a seed of their highest potential.

Honeyville Farm

Honeyville Farm

Honeyville Nature Reserve is situated in the Eastern Cape bordering the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve.It is an hour from Port Elizabeth inland from Jeffreys Bay and Cape St Francis and St Francis Bay. It is composed of 800 hectares of land of which only 45 hectares are reserved for sustainable development. The remaining land is protected wild land and rich in biodiversity. Of the 30 hectares of old arable land we are currently farming organic produce on 10 acres..

Trees for Development

Trees for Development

Trees for development seeks to improve the livelihoods of farmers and rural communities through the planting of trees and development initiatives that bring economic benefits to the underprivileged.

In our work with villages, we wish to educate our communities with the principles of the ecovillage in order to empower them to develop their communities in a more sustainable manner.

Bloemendal Farm Ecovillage

Bloemendal Farm Ecovillage

The plot is in Cape Town, South Africa. It is about 20km out of the city center and in an area already known as the bread-basket of Cape Town, as alot of the daily vegetable consuption comes from this area. The land itself has not been used for agriculture for over 20 years now. We are a small community that lives here, but I think that now is a good time to start making more progress. Now is the time to make better use of green technologies and to start networking with other communities so as to learn and share information etc.

Zuvuya

Zuvuya

Located in the mist belt of the Kwa-zulu Natal Midlands. We have 3 waterfalls with many natural spring, 60 acres pine forest, 2 indiginous forests, loads of cliff and mountain face with grasslands below. there are 3 permamnent families living on the community with several other members living off site. Our celbrate our earth based beliefs, such as solstice, winter and summer, beltane and spring equinox with like minded circles and dance parties. We plan to be off the grid by 2012.

Busquem co-creadors

Busquem co-creadors

Projecte de Comunitat

Tenim entre mans un projecte de Comunitat i busquem co-creadors per formar un grup cohesionat d’uns deu adults. Som cinc persones, tres d’elles adultes i hem establert unes bases mínimes per poder donar a conèixer el projecte i trobar gent afí.

Umphakatsi Peace Ecovillage

Umphakatsi Peace Ecovillage

Promote and learn about:
- Trust for self and others
- Promote optimum use of resource and low impact lifestyle
- All voices must be heard
- Promote daily activities on healing of body, mind, soul and spirit.
- Allow spontaneity and creativity
- Use and development of images supporting our vision
- Research and practice on renewable energy, wastemanagement, biodiversity and innovative technologies
- Natural learning promoted
- Use rights based approaches to holistic sustainable development

Sustainable Community Based Tourism

Sustainable Community Based Tourism

Rural Eco Tourism

ASTCF (The Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation) is a civil society organization that has been established in 2014. Founded with enormous support from the tourism industry in Uganda, it plays a key role in ensuring that Uganda’s tourism is sustainable, both in terms of concern for the environment and for the welfare of local communities.

Gemeinschaftsland Sonnenwiese

Gemeinschaftsland Sonnenwiese

Gemeinschaftsgründung im schönen Muldental!

Möglichkeiten: Mehrgenerationenprojekt, Lernort, Permakultur, Allmende-Garten, Neubau Strohballenhaus, Landkauf von Bau- und Gartenland (bereits geschehen), Acker und Wald u.v.m.

Wer möchte mitmachen? Bereitschaft zur Mitarbeit, Initiative und regelmäßigen Treffen ist erwünscht.

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Outdated and incomplete projects

Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Gaia University Educational Project Established Africa, America, Asia 30.10.2013 2 years 8 months ago
Rainbow Sustainability Commons Permaculture Project Established South Africa 18.04.2012 3 years 6 months ago
ARCENCIEL ALGERIE Ecovillage Under construction Algeria 07.03.2012 3 years 5 months ago
Ecovillage Madagascar Ecovillage Under construction Madagascar 11.05.2014 2 years 8 months ago
Sustainable Community Based Tourism Network Initiative Africa 17.08.2014 2 years 4 months ago