Permaculture Design Certification

Practical during the PDC 120 PDC 2 Kilifi PDC Class

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is an internationally-recognized, 72- hour course, based on Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Designers Manual. resulting in the internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate. The course is a vital stage in the development of understanding of permaculture ethics, principles, design processes and implementation techniques. Completion of the Full Permaculture Design course provides recognition as a Permaculture Design graduate, and enables you to go on to study for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.  The grassroots Permaculture movement promotes effective methodologies for attaining sustainability worldwide.



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


Intro to Permaculture

When: July 6th 

Where: Nurisha, Swara Plains

Cost: 4,000 KSH

Details: An excellent way to find out more about permaculture is to attend a one day introductory course. This ‘taster’ will provide an opportunity to actively learn about the principles and see examples of designs being implemented. The course takes place at PRI Kenya- Chair, Gai Cullen’s home located in the Swara Plains. This is a fully organic certified and permaculture model site.

The course provides the opportunity to discuss vitally important issues in a positive, creative and supportive space. The course is lively, participatory and thought provoking. This course will be taught by James Kamau who is permaculture certified and an organic farmer. James works with small holder farmers in developing permaculture and sustainable models and is part of our PRI Kenya network.


dsc_03521Two Week Permaculture Design Certification Course in Western Kenya

(in partnership with PRI Kenya partner sites)

When: November 24th – December 4th

Where: To be confirmed

Cost: 400 USD  / 40,000 Ksh

Details: This will be be our FIRST EVER integrated course set out at PRI Kenya’s partner organizations around Western Kenya. This course will take you through the many focal projects we are working with and see the different and unique developments. The course will be taught by showing students to focus on local resources and their local community, and to have well thought out design practices to create abundant sustainably.


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