Course: Kusamala Permaculture Design Certificate

Kusamala permaculture malawiDates: 17 – 19 May 2016
Organization: Kusamala Institute of Agriculture & Ecology
City: Lilongwe
Country: Malawi
Course Website Page: Kusamala Permaculture Design Certificate
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Description: The Kusamala Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) training follows the original certification course developed by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren. The 72-hour training is founded on Bill Mollison’s book, “Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual” and meets the internationally recognized requirements for certification. Participants that attend all sessions of the class and complete the final design project will receive a Permaculture Design Certificate.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to permaculture principles, applications, and design practices. The curriculum will address global environmental and social issues affecting communities throughout the world and across a variety of climate zones, however practical design implementation will be specific to the sub-tropical climate of Central Malawi. The goal of the course is to achieve a basic working understanding of ecological-based planning, site design, and management.