We’ve received some heart warming news from Haiti where John McKenzie is spending some time offering aid work and permaculture teaching.
Here is a very good read on how permaculture improved livelihood and nutrition of rural householders in Sri Lanka…
Field Farmers Association, Sumatra, Indonesia received a 2012 Permafund grant to support for a ‘train-the-trainer course for leader farmers and volunteer extension workers for a Sumatran farmer’s association.
AAE Australia for La Gonave, La Gonave Is, Haiti received a 2012 Permafund grant for land restoration, erosion prevention and landholder training including vetiver grass propagation & distribution.
The ACFCGN believes that the grant reflects well on Permafund’s decision to award the grant to this community organisation.