• Permaculture in India

    by  • January 6, 2008 • The Global Picture • 4 Comments

    Bill Mollison, the founding father of the Permaculture movement, gives us a quick tour of one of his many projects. This time we’re in central India, a couple of hours north of Hyderabad — walking amongst mangoes, bananas and a wide variety of other fruit and vegetables. What’s special about it is this ‘food forest’ sits on what was, only a couple of years earlier, a dry, hard, barren wasteland.

    http://www.celsias.com/2008/01/05/two-years-to-turn-rock-hard-land-into-food-forest/

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    4 Responses to Permaculture in India

    1. Marie Roulleau
      November 17, 2009 at 12:14 am

      I will be in India from January to April 2010. I would like to volunteer in a permaculture farm to participate in something positive and meet local people in another way than a touristy way.
      I am a gardener at home (Canada)and a (French) language instructor.
      Any suggestions?
      Marie

    2. January 9, 2010 at 6:33 am

      Dear Marie

      I’m replying to you from the Permaculture Society of India (PSI)- [http://permaculture.in] which works hand-in-hand with WWOOF India [http://wwoof.in].

      We have a number of projects around the country that may be suitable for you to get involved in … kindly let us know if you have any preferences, such as North India, the Himalayas, South India, Rajasthan etc …

      Kind regards
      Vic Gaffney
      PSI President

    3. Rajesh Mahajan
      February 1, 2010 at 9:16 am

      Dear Marie,
      We are a company currently engaged in development of sustainable agricultural properties.
      we are very keen and interested in the concept of permaculture.
      Would like to invite you fr your inputs.
      We are based in Goa, but pout and away from the touristy zone.
      Would love to hear from you in case you are interested?
      Pls contact me on bootstraping@gmail.com
      Tel: 00919225901818/00918326453645
      Regards
      Look forward to hearing from you.

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