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Indigenous EDE students from Kakiriguma rejoicing on a spiral bed utilising permaculture design approaches

Gaia Education and THREAD have recently concluded the latest Ecovillage Design month-long programme for tribal youth of Orissa.

The course is part of a 3-year project aiming to break the cycle of food insecurity, strengthen social linkages and improve the status of women and youth of Kakiriguma region.

The Project-Based Learning supported by the Scotland Government is promoting permaculture sustainable farming practices with a direct impact in the health of the soil and in the livelihoods and well-being of the tribal youth.