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Sustainable World Radio- Ecology and Permaculture Podcast
Jill Cloutier interviews Julious Piti The REAL Green Revolution In Africa: Permaculture in Zimbabwe

http://pdcastsusworldradio.libsyn.com/the-real-green-revolution-in-africa-permaculture-in-zimbabwe-with-julious-piti

Julious Piti is a Permaculture designer and teacher, organic farmer, and conflict facilitator based in Zimbabwe. Julious has been using Permaculture in Africa to restore the health of both land and community. A founding member of the Chikukwa Ecological Land Trust (CELUCT) and now the Director of PORET (Participatory Organic Research Extension and Training), Julious' work shows that degraded land can be transformed. PORET http://poret-zimbabwe.org supports farmers in dry-land areas and works to address hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. In 2007, PORET won the Zimbabwe National Environmental Award.

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Julious Piti visited various projects in the USA and Europe, exchanging ideas and solutions, and presenting his own projects to the American public.

His traveled in the USA, from 21 June to 25 July 2012 , will be followed by his attendance of the 11th European Permaculture Convergence in Escherode (1 - 5 August), where he will also hold a workshop.

Petra Krubek will be taking him on a two day tour of interesting projects in Germany on August 6-7, after which he will be visiting projects in Austria until August 19.

This opportunity was made possible by a large group of supporters: Santa Barbara Permaculture Network (Tour organizer USA), Santa Barbara City College Center for Sustainability, Global Resource Alliance, Quail Springs Learning Oasis & Permaculture Farm, Antioch University Santa Barbara, Occidental Arts & Ecology Center, Daily Acts, Sebastopol Grange, Sowing Solutions, Living Routes, UMass Permaculture, Sirius Community, 8th Annual Northeastern Permaculture Convergence, Environmental Change-Makers, Carbon Economy Series Santa Fe, AppleSeed Permaculture, Horticultural Society of New York, Jeremiah Kidd, Therese Williams, Wesley Roe, Margie Bushman, Marge Erickson, Monica Ibacache, Warren Brush, Lyn Hebenstreit, Tara Blasco, Ryan Harb, Ethan Roland, and Margreth Holzer (for Europe).
Thank you so much!


Julious Piti speaking program in
Santa Barbara was Sponsored by:
The SBCC Center for Sustainability
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu/
&
Santa Barbara Permaculture Network
www.sbpermaculture.org

Event Co-sponsors: Global Resource Alliance, Quail Springs Learning Oasis & Permaculture Farm, & Antioch University


Additional Info:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/julious.piti

Websites:

permaculture design course for International Development and Social Entrepreneurship
Course Dates: June 18th – July 1st, 2012
http://www.quailsprings.org/event/permaculture-design-course-for-international-development/

GRA's film, From the Mara Soil:
one of five films selected by a partnership between the Sundance Institute and Hilton Worldwide to receive the 2012 Hilton Worldwide LightStay Sustainability Fund & Award.
http://www.globalresourcealliance.org/

PORET -Participatory Organic Research Extension and Training
http://poret-zimbabwe.org
PORET Trust works with the community to address hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.

Chikukwa Ecological Land Use Community Trust (SlideShow)
http://www.chikukwa.org/

Permaculture Successes in a Zimbabwean Community
http://permaculture.org.au/2011/10/01/permaculture-successes-in-a-zimbabwean-community/

The Chikukwa Project (CELUCT) - short 6 minute film by Julian and Terry Leahy
https://vimeo.com/36582870

THE CHIKUKWA PROJECT 20 minute trailer for a longer 50 minute film called
https://vimeo.com/33761246

Chikukwa-A Lesson in Self-Reliance (CELUCT)
Elin Lindhagen
http://barefooteducation.wordpress.com/permaculture/applied-permaculture-training-limpopo-africa/the-magic-of-chikukwa-a-lesson-in-self-reliance/
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