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The Global Ecovillage Network envisions a world of empowered citizens and communities, designing and implementing their own pathways to a sustainable future, and building bridges of hope and international solidarity.

GEN at COP22 - on the ground at the climate change conference

Watch webinars from COP22 featuring GEN experts from our delegation in Marrakesh. Learn more about the newly launched GEN Consultancy and the Pan-African Ecovillage Development Program.

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 What a beautifully, lovingly constructed book! It conveys not only the variety and ideals of the ecovillage movement, but the heart of it as well. Kosha and Leila's book affirms the importance of ecovillages not just as an inconsequential alternative in the margins, but as an invitation to transform every place into an ecological collaboration between humans and the rest of nature."
- Charles Eisenstein

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The Global Ecovillage Network is a truly global organisation. We work across five different regions - GEN-Africa, GEN-Europe, GENOA in Oceania & Asia, GENNA in North America and CASA in Latin America. Read More...

From Apartheid to Ecovillages | Kosha Joubert

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