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ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES, NORTH-SOUTH RELATIONS

By Change the World

Development  Model and

 N/S thematic

Sustainable Design Systems

Alternative Solutions

Alternative

Economic Systems

Cultural Diversity & Personal Development

Group /Team

Work

Sustainable Human Settlements

Current state of the planet and our responsibility in this crisis.

 

What is permaculture? Concepts, history and ethics

Transforming waste into resources 

- compost

- water cleansing and filtration

-ecosan

Alternative Economic Systems

Approaching a different culture

Conflict solution

& decision-making through consensus.

Ecovillages around the world

Globalization and the North/South thematic. Practical: Foreign aid; role-play and exercises. 

Permaculture principles. Zones and sectors in the permacultural design.

Renewable energies; solar, hydraulic and eolic power.

Micro-finance systems

Spirituality

and ethnic cosmogonies

- Collective cooperation towards a common goal

- collective and private spaces

Examples of sustainable development;

-  Eco areas and neighbourhoods.

Ecocentre.

Foreign aid from the locals’ perspective. The fight on poverty.

The natural resources and the elements of permacultural design. Natural patterns and cycles.

Adaption and innovation within the technologies

Solidary economy

Self development

From vision to concretization of ideas on a development project

GEN (Global Ecovillage Network) & ENA (Ecovillage Network of the Americas)

Sustainable development.

Development based on human values. 

Ecologic forestry and agricultural systems designed following permacultural principles.

Structures, natural and alternative building-methods

(LETS) Local Exchange Trading Systems

Cultural translation

From small to big;

From a local to a bioregional perspective

Networks of alternative movements around the world

Transition Town

The course leaders will be staff from the organization “Change the World”. The language can be Norwegian, English, Spanish or French.

 

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