naTerra is a grassroots organization working in the area of education for sustainable community development using permaculture and holistic education as its main tools. Fernando talks about naTerra’s invaluable work in Timor-Leste and how our guidebook is part of their ongoing community programmes.
John Champagne, renowned permaculture trainer and practitioner in Australia and SE Asia, shares how he uses the original Timor-Leste guidebook, upon which this Tropical Permaculture Guidebook is based.
Rosemary ‘Rowe’ Morrow has lent her vast wealth of knowledge and practice, both in working in tropical and developing countries as well as her teaching and writing experience, to be an advisor for the Tropical Permaculture Guidebook. She talks here about the original guidebook from Timor-Leste and her hopes for this new edition.
IDEP Foundation have been doing groundbreaking work in Indonesia for years, focusing on permaculture, education and disaster risk reduction and response. They adapted and re-published the Permaculture Guidebook from Timor-Leste for Indonesia, and their on-line publication had over 200, 000 chapter downloads in 2 years. Here are some testimonies about the guidebook directly from farmers that they work with.