Category: Permaculture Projects

Much with Little: A Central American Journey with Sustainable Harvest International By Scott Vlaun

I’m standing on a hillside so steep that I feel if I stumble in the loose soil, I’ll tumble down to the bottom. The heat is oppressive. We’re all soaked with sweat after an hour and a half drive on a rutted dirt track and another couple of hours of hiking through the hills to visit these remote farms tucked away on steep, marginal land in north central Honduras. The […]

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Strawbale building manual for Kandal Village project Iraq

Counterpart International proposes to initiate the resettlement of 52 families of internally displaced persons (IDPs), currently residing in temporary shelters in the village of Kandal Yarmija in Makhmur District, Erbil Governorate, Iraq. The project, IDP Return and Resettlement in Makhmur, will be accomplished through a three-pronged approach, one, the training of IDP laborers in the building of straw-bale housing structures and also on earth works that serves as water reservoir […]

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