Permaculture Research Institute Australia and the newly established Permaculture Research Institute Jordan are please to announce PRI Jordan’s first Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course to be taught in the Dead Sea Valley, Jordan October 10 to the 23rd. This is near the site of the legendary Greening the Desert project.
Your attendance at this course will help subsidise the education of local Jordanians, and also go towards the sending of a local representative body to the International Permaculture Convergence Summit of 2009 held in Southern Africa. Among the goals of this trip will be to lobby for the International Permaculture Convergence of 2011 to be held in Jordan with the theme of conflict resolution through sustainable community solutions.
The internationally acclaimed PDC course has proven throughout the world to be a unique tool in the empowering of communities with sustainable solutions for the needs of people and the environment.
The 72 hour course covers:
- Theory and principles of permaculture
- Eco-friendly house placement and design
- Energy conservation techniques for all climates
- Course focus on arid climates
- Recycling and waste management
- Organic food production
- Water/Rain harvesting and management
- Ecological pest control
- Sustainable Agriculture Systems
- Drought-proofing landscapes
- Soil rehabilitation and soil erosion control
- Livestock management
- Catastrophe preparedness and prevention
- Windbreaks and fire control
We invite you to be part of this historic course. For further information, and to book, head to the course page.