2017 Programme

              The 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course allows you to be the change you want to see in the world. Based on Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Designers’ Manual, it provides skills and solid knowledge in Permaculture design as a science that can create abundant ecosystems sustainably in the backyard, a small farm or on a larger broad acre landscape.

We offer two week courses and shorter specialized workshops roped in from the Permaculture Design Certificate


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Note that a 50% deposit is required to fully secure your place and the balance no later than the course start date

Specialized Courses

Permaculture & Tropical Medicine Certification Course

When: To be Confirmed

Where: Nairobi Arboretum

Cost: 4,500 Kshs

Details: Join us for a unique experience learning tropical medicine integrated with permaculture design at our office in the Nairobi Arboretum. This course will be facilitated by Gai Cullen and Priscilla Nzamalu who are both permaculture practioners and trained in Natural Medicine from ANAMED.

You will learn practical principles and strategies in permaculture with a huge emphasis on natural medicine and herbal gardens.

Permaculture provides an effective solution-based design system to address the problems of today. Based on a set of principles and natural patterning, permaculture design is applicable in all climate conditions; in both urban and rural situations. Many indigenous communities who have been relocated or disconnected from their home are studying permaculture design principles to help re-weave cultural connection and relationship.

Two Week PDC’s

Two Week Permaculture Design Certification Course in Laikipia

(in partnership with  Laikipia Permaculture Centre)

When: November 13-24th

Where: Laikipia

Cost: Kshs 40,000 / USD 400

Details: This is a 72-hour theoretical course with hands-on farm and community experiences, encouraging everyone to be involved. The course is open to anyone, no experience required. We promise that the course will leave feeling really inspired from the teachings and of course lasting connections. This course will take place at the Laikipia Permaculture Centre with lead facilitator, Joseph Lentunyoi  and co-facilitator Priscilla Nzamalu, for one week and the rest of the course will be spread out at different sites in the region. Participants will learn from expert instructors on effective design methodologies in edible gardening and food production, agroforestry systems, water harvesting, natural building techniques, basic composting systems, companion planting, integrated pest management,etc. LPC is already a fully developed permaculture demonstration and education site so participants will get to see a fully working site in action and women’s groups that are doing some profound work using permaculture techniques.  READ MORE HERE for all the course details.



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