The Solution Library first came to life as part of the “Ecovillage Strategies for Community Mobilization“ project lead by GEN Europe with generous funding by the Anne Lindh Foundation. The project is run in partnership with Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural heritage, CULTNAT, Egypt; Association Rikab for Development Sustainability and Communication, Morocco; African Youth Initiative on Climate Change, Algeria; Peace Research Village Middle East, Palestine; and Guneşköy Çevre Kultur ve Işletme Kooperatifi, Turkey.
La incubadora es un proyecto creado desde la RIE para apoyar la creación de nuevas comunidades, proyectos sostenibles, eco-cooperativas, empresas sociales y otras.
Proponemos espacios de encuentro, habitualmente despues del encuentro de Verano anual,posibilitamos el contacto con el equipo de personas con experiencias y competencias en diferentes áreas, facilitamos la gestión de las dificultades propias de los primeros tiempos de un proyecto colectivo.
seleccionamos los grupos en funcion de : que haya un grupo, que esten en el lugar.
Help beautify and maintain the extensive gardens, temples and sacred art of Odiyan Retreat Center on 1000 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean in rural northern California. Work in our four vegetable gardens, seven orchards or out on the land.Includes housing, vegetarian meals, classes and small monthly living allowance.
The Ecovillage Project will increase resilience of local communities through a holistic, landscape oriented program that integrates interventions in the fields of water buffer and natural resource management, sanitation, reforestation, agriculture, livestock, fisheries, weather forecasting and monitoring, gender, market development and participatory decision-making.
Gaia Trust, Denmark is a charitable entity supporting sustainabilty projects around the world. It was founded in 1987 on the initiative of Ross and Hildur Jackson, with the intention of supporting the transition to a sustainable and more spiritual future society through grants and proactive initiatives.
Two NGOs especially have been supported for many years and continue to be supported, namely the Global Ecovillage Network and Gaia Education. Many other smaller projects in the areas of local sustainability initiatives, permaculture, etc. occasionally receive supporting grants.
Banka BioLoo’s solutions address the following needs/pain points of the end-user:
• Meet the need for basic, easy-to-install and hygienic human waste disposal mechanism in areas with no infrastructural facilities currently.
• Address the need for a cheaper and easy-to-operate alternative to the traditional waste disposal system.
Somos muchxs que nos damos cuenta que tenemos que cambiar de vida.. Nada nos llena.. ¿Que hacer.?
Por otra parte vemos y notamos que el entorno del campo y rural, podría ser una opción verdadera de cambio.
Cuantxs de nosotrxs estamos preparados para ello?.
Un cambio tan drástico en la vida de la persona es para pensárselo varias veces...
¿Por qué no acometerlo con las máximas garantías?
Aquí propongo algo, solo para gente muy determinada, gente que quiera efectuar un cambio de vida de 180 grados en sus apreciaciones y conceptos, un cambio del Ser.
WE create the “pot”, YOU bring the ingredients: your skills, talents and experiences along with your questions, challenges and tasks. Together, we cook up a storm of amazing dishes for making tangible progress on our dreams and visions; we make cocktails of the collective wisdom and creativity gathered to take on any challenge out there; and we create ready-to-go recipes on a set of topics for you to take home.
At first glance the village of Tris Elies in the Cyprus Troodos Mountains (700m) reminds you of the tale of Sleeping Beauty, it is almost untouched with only a few inhabitants remaining.
Small plots of farm land and old houses are surrounded by beautiful forest and other green areas. The village itself consists primarily of traditional buildings. Our idea is to rebuild this community based on the concept of humanity and mutual support within a sustainable healthy environment.
I live in a rural part of Bulgaria.
Already I have the property and my dream is to turn the house into a home for like minded people.
It will be a small project but a dream project.
The aim to live as much off of the land as possible.
Set up an aquaponics system.
A greenhouse for year round crop
Conservation of water re rain water collection.
Growing organic veggies
Learn about and set up bee hives
Learn about and produce natural products for marketing
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