Tag Archives: permaculture certificate

PDC – FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Permaculture Design Certificate What is the Permaculture Design Certificate? Who will certify the course? Where will it be held? Who teaches the course? The Permaculture Design Certificate, often referred to as the PDC, was developed by Bill Mollison as a tool for teaching the principles and foundations of permaculture […]

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Permaculture Design Course

Want to learn how to live sustainably? There’s a growing recognition that we need to reduce our impact and become agents of change. Yet… How, exactly, do we do that? Permaculture gives us the tools we need to live more harmoniously with our environment. It guides us to mimic the patterns and relationships we find in nature […]

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What We DO

IMAP’S FOCUS Many of the issues farmers face can be overcome with simple, inexpensive solutions. The key is to listen to what local people did before modern agriculture, and see how new techniques can complement traditional ways without sweeping them aside.      – Rony Lec, Coordinator of IMAP Most families in Guatemala depend directly […]

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Lake Atitlan

LAKE ATITLAN IMAP is located on the shores of one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The stunning Lake Atitlan is in the core of Guatemala and offers a pristine landscape surrounded by a chain of volcanoes and warm-hearted Mayan communities. Immersed in lush greenery, IMAP has such a calming and natural energy that you feel re-grounded […]

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What Is Permaculture

WHAT IS PERMACULTURE? Everyone seems to have their own take on what permaculture actually is… Here’s ours. Permaculture asks, “How can we live more harmoniously with our environment?” It’s derived from the concept of permanent culture / agriculture It’s a design method that integrates appropriate technologies and observations of nature Permaculture seeks not only to protect […]

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Getting to IMAP

HOW TO GET HERE IMAP’s educational center is located in the community of Pachitulul, on the south edge of Lake Atitlán between San Lucas Tolimán and Santiago Atitlán. You can get here by going to Panajachel and then taking a boat to Santiago and a pickup to IMAP. Alternatively, we’d also be happy to book you a […]

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