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Timor Leste schools lead the world with Permaculture in the Curriculum

Permaculture Australia

Timor Leste has made the teaching of permaculture a compulsory subject in the primary school curriculum. Under the curriculum endorsed by the Timorese government in 2015, all primary schools are required to teach permaculture to students in Grades 3 to 6.

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Permafund supports international grant for the Tropical Permaculture Handbook

Permaculture Australia

PA’s Permafund committee is pleased to have recently helped auspice a successful grant application by Lachlan McKenzie and his team to a benevolent international donor to finance additional chapters of the Tropical Permaculture Handbook.

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Open source permaculture guidebook for the tropics

Permaculture Principles

A beautifully illustrated, practical, open-source guidebook tackling climate change and creating community resilience is being created, enabling people across the tropical world and beyond to have access to the information, strategies and techniques they need (and you can help make it happen!).

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From Permaculture in Timor to the tropical world

Permaculture Principles

This is a story about how permaculture has taken root in Timor Leste, with unexpected results, and has become blended with Timorese culture and the push for sustainable food productions and development. It’s a story that started 15 years ago, and by telling it we can hopefully provide some knowledge and inspiration for others wanting to integrate permaculture techniques into developing countries.

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Tropical Permaculture in Timor Leste

Permaculture – earth care, people care, future care

Permaculture NGO, Permatil, have created a guide to tropical permaculture for Timor Leste. The new and updated version will not only be free to download, but will be applicable to all tropical climates. Can you help them create this significant, free guidebook?

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Permaculture Outcomes

The Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute

Diploma Recipient: Lachlan McKenzie

In 2010, Lachlan McKenzie was awarded his Permaculture Diploma at the Australian Permaculture Convergence in Kuranda, North Queensland, for his substantial body of work in East Timor and Indonesia.

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Ego Lemos – Permayouth

Change the World

Change the World is supporting Ego Lemos with his endeavour to take young Timorese and instil in them a passion for the land and a drive to make Timor-Leste a better place fore themselves and their children. The project is known as PermaYouth.

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