The Bafut Ecovillage celebrates four years of sustainable community development, achieved through adaptive governance among the people and designing a model of cultural and social development based on a green economy.
Report from Tamera's first LGBTQ Introduction Week
“Queerness is that thing that lets us feel that this world is not enough – the rejection of a here and now and an insistence on potentiality or concrete possibility of another world.” ~ Jose Esteban Munoz
Climate change is affecting every country on every continent. Zimbabwe's green schools offer a best practice model in growing eco-sensitive food systems as a means of providing healthy food, increasing biodiversity in the face of drought, and mitigating climate change.
Upcoming Ecovillage Design Education Course: April 2017
The first ever Ecovillage Design Education course will be held in Zambia. The course will be jointly facilitated by the Regional Schools and Colleges Permaculture (ReSCOPE) Programme and the Global Ecovillage Network.
GEN South Africa’s 2016 Strategy Meeting (April-May 2016)
GEN South Africa met this spring for a strategy meeting, promoting sustainability and clear channels of communication across the region with the long-term goal of developing a path for building and sustaining national initiatives.
Kenya’s OTEPIC Peace Ecovillage: Respecting Animals in Ecovillage Culture
We believe that all animals deserve respect and protection. Saint Francis of Assisi taught that animals are our brothers and sisters. With this understanding, we do not discriminate by artificial designations of what animal is a “pet” and what animal is “food.” To us, all animals are family.
GEN Ghana held its first ecovillage design education course (EDE) this spring. Sponsored by the Danish Ecovillage Network and Danish Civil Society Fund, the partnership seeks to develop sustainable solutions and ecovillage models in Ghana and Denmark.
The People’s Coast Ecovillage Network (PECEN): Event Report
The People’s Coast Ecovillage Network was founded as a result of two ecovillage and permaculture design courses in 2014 and 2015 that brought together villages in Gambia, Senegal, and Guinea Bissau, inspiring them to create a bio-regional approach to eco-development.
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