Permaculture activists and trainers; Greg Knibbs from Australia and Chakra Widia from Bali, Indonesia teem up this November to conduct an exciting Certified Permaculture Design Course.
Greg Knibbs, Australia
Certificate in Horticulture
Certificate in Eco-Village Design
Diploma in Permaculture
A passionate teacher, Greg was primary Permaculture Educator for six years at the Environmental Technology Centre for Sustainable Development, at Murdoch University in, Australia. In 2008, he taught with two of the worlds best and most traveled permaculture teachers and consultants Bill Mollison, the co-founder of permaculture and Geoff Lawton, at the Melbourne University.
Currently he is actively involved in pioneering permaculture projects in the Philippines and Ghana, specialising in beneficial design and skill training for sustainable village and community development.
Chakra Widia, Bali -Indonesia
Now that chemical farming has destroyed so much of this sustainable eco system, Chakra has devoted himself to developing sustainable agriculture and technology across Indonesia; from tsunami-ravaged Aceh, to the rice fields of Bali, where he has pioneered an organic Intensification System (SRI) for nutritious, heritage red rice.
Chakra began teaching Permaculture Design Courses 5 years ago and is a key contributor for permaculture implementation and education at the acclaimed Green School in Bali. His knowledge and practical skills range from appropriate technology, permaculture design training and project management, disaster aid, to consultancy for hotels and international NGOs. He is also the founder of Tri Hita Karana Permaculture Center in Bali, which seeks to promote the continuation of traditional Balinese agricultural practices & sustainable technologies.