• REALS policy recommendations

    (14 October 2016) – Partners of REALS, a transition cooperation project between Sweden, Russia and Belarus which ended in August 2016, developed a set of policy recommendations. You can find the document here. The work has really been a learning journey for a few of us in the project…


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  • Bruce Charles ‘Bill’ Mollison (1928-2016)

    (13 October 2016) – A moving tribute to Bill Mollison, who died 24 September in Tasmania, a true pioneer who gave up a promising academic career to challenge the status quo and establish the global Permaculture movement. A few people are born who are world class heroes to those…


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  • Free training course on financing local development projects

    (04 October 2016) – The Covenant of Mayors and Eurocities are organising, in Brussels on 28-29 November, a training course on financing sustainable local development projects. The two-day training is open to representatives of cities signatory to the Covenant of Mayors initiative and currently working on a development…


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  • Linking Schools with Communities – A European Training Seminar

    (19 September 2016) – The School for Resilience! project (SfR) organises in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, County Tipperary, Ireland, on 10th and 11th of October 2016, a European Training Seminar. This seminar will introduce a new approach in environmental education for schools, development education and Education for Sustainable Development, using a Place…


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  • September Permaculture News

    (15 September 2016) – The September issue of the Permaculture Association’s newsletter focuses on Convergence 2016. More than 325 people came together at the Nell Bank Centre for this year’s Convergence. It was a weekend of learning, conversing, organising, laughing, and dancing. Photos have been added to Flickr, and a short…


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  • TerraFest Eko march 2016

    (12 July 2016) – CESNET-Italy-Slovenia-Croatia has launched an invitation to participate in the TerraFest Eko march 2016, on 1-6 August, between Rijeka and Karlovac. The march will be complemented with seed exchange, bioregionalism and permaculture workshops. Earth festivals exist in many cultures, ancient and modern, from mountains to the oceans….


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  • ECOLISE at ENRD seminar

    (04 July 2016) – On 1 July the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) invited ECOLISE to participate in a seminar interestingly entitled “Changing our Mindsets – Seizing opportunities in the Green Economy”. The seminar was part of the ENRD’s work where the main objective is…


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