People working towards or interested in ecological solutions in various fields including sustainable agriculture, natural resource management, environment, biodiversity, sustainable living, health and nutrition, participated at NPC 2016. This included enthusiastic farmers & farmers' organisations, academicians, researchers, policy makers, students, entrepreneurs and many more who share the vision of creating 'healthy societies'.
Permaculture is a contraction of the two words 'PERMAnent AgriCULTURE'. It stands for responsible and wise use of natural resources, in a way that will sustain life for the present as well as future generations. It is a philosophy and practice that enables people to design and establish productive systems to provide for their food, energy, shelter and other material and non-material needs, in harmony with natural systems.
Leading experts and practitioners from across India will share their experiences on the key themes via talks, presentations, panel discussions and Q-A sessions.
This pavilion will provide the opportunity to watch, learn and share innovative permaculture techniques.
Stalls are available for a fee to exhibit products and organizations with values consistent with permaculture principles of caring for the earth, caring for people, and sharing resources.
The course offers a comprehensive introduction to permaculture principles, design practices and their application, with a particular focus on permaculture in community. Our 13-day program allows participants ample time to digest theory, get hands-on experience and become part of the daily rhythms of the Aranya Farm. More >>