Permaculture for Resilience Open Talk with Warren Brush in Nairobi
Permaculture is a science of design that can be integrated into International Development and Humanitarian programming to increase the levels of resilience of people and place. Warren will be sharing his experience in resilience enhancing projects utilizing Permaculture from around the globe. He will discuss through his unique storytelling approach the following aspects of creating resilience: Hydrological and nutrient cycle stabilization, soil generation, creating systems that work with real-time sunlight, increasing climate stability through thermal mass enhancement, fast carbon pathways and biodiversity enhancement, regenerating honorable relationships with that which sustains us, and designing for people and landscapes for the most beneficial relationships.
What is the applicability?
People working in international development will benefit from the years of experience of our teaching team in applying permaculture around the globe. We have tailored the entire permaculture certification curriculum to better equip the people who work in international situations where people live in non-westernized conditions. This is ideal for the immersion of these teachings in an off the grid, nutrient cycling, dry land, water conscious community, where we work with the surrounding natural resources to provide for our shelter, water, food, and energy.
About the Speaker:
Warren Brush is a global resilience design consultant, educator, lecturer and storyteller. He has worked for over 25 years in education and regenerative systems design for communities, private and public organizations, households, farms, and conservation properties worldwide. He is co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, Regenerative Earth, Sustainable Vocations, Wilderness Youth Project, Casitas Valley Farm, True Nature Design and is an advising founder of the Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya. He is a part of USAID’s TOPS (Technical, Operations, Performance Support) program where he trains technical field staff, for their African Food for Peace programs, in a Resilience Design Framework.