African Permaculture Association - APA
African Permaculture Association - APA
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Commenced:
01/08/2018
Submitted:
02/08/2018
Last updated:
02/08/2018
Location:
Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
Phone:
0764869956
Website:
http://inspirepermaculture.com/african-permaculture-association-apa/
Climate zone:
Dry Tropical





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African Permaculture Association - APA

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Residential, Commercial, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational, Financial Economic, Legal, Political

Project Summary

After attending a Permaculture convergence in Uganda in May a group of representatives from various African countries, namely Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe have formed a working group of sorts to try and connect on-the-ground Permaculture projects in our various countries. We meet online every second week to discuss everything relating to our field as well as the challenges we are facing in our regions, such as deforestation, erosion and the lack of water and resources. We are a working group with the working title of African Permaculture Association – APA.

Project Description

A working group networking on-the-ground Permaculture projects.

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Administrators
Franko Göhse - Administrator Gerald Jagwe - Admin Jacqueline Edmiston - Admin Laura Maier - Admin Mugove Walter Nyika - Admin Sheena Shah - Admin
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