- News 2006
PAL will be the organizing body for the International
Permaculture Convergence - IPC8. which is held on alternate
years and switches between continents. This will be
the first time in Brazil. The Conference ( May 16-18th,
2007 Sao Paulo) is one of the four events associated
with the Convergence and this years theme will be Green
OPA’s urban project in Salvador, Bahia is fully
underway with the reconstruction of its center in the
downtown bairro of Pelorino and its school and community
projects on the coast have been firmly established.
IPA in the Amazon has developed several formulas of
alternative animal feed which are organic and hormone
free. Made from organic residuals and wastes that can
be found most anywhere this initiative has cut the cost
of animal feed by half and is quietly revolutionizing
the possibility for economic advancement of small farmers.
The extraction of natural palm oils and recycling of
griesel from the Free Trade Zone outside of Manaus is
shaping up and will be operative in the next months.
IPEC in central Brazil has recently completed its international
Bioconstruindo natural building workshop and is blazing
ahead with its varied educational and consulting services.
IPEP in the south of Brazil has a regular course program
that is attracting international students from the southern
cone countries and is working with local universities
to test materials and standards in its natural building
Here to read our current newsletter.
Would you like to get our newsletter sent to you by
here to sign-up.