Capacity Building for Our Project Staff

Capacity Building for Our Project Staff

In the past week Kusamala was active in training our new project staff in introductory permaculture principals. Participants in the 5 day training included staff from our Mwana Alirenji Organic Farming project in Ntcheu, staff from our Multisectoral Food and Nutrition...

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Kusamala making impacts through Donor funded projects

Kusamala making impacts through Donor funded projects

Kusamala is now upscaling in other districts in Malawi with its aim of promoting permaculture and agroecology systems for sustainable food and nutrition security. This is on the premise that food and nutrition security shall be achieved through provision of expert...

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Multiple harvests with permaculture

Multiple harvests with permaculture

As the harvesting period is still underway in Malawi, Kusamala also has a success story to share. The general view of Malawian farmers is that maize can only be grown using synthetic fertilizers because it is a heavy feeder. These fertilizers contain a lot of...

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Permaculture Design Course at Kusamala

Permaculture Design Course at Kusamala

Contributed by Annette Kasulo This year’s Permaculture Design Course (PDC) ran from September 12th to 24th. Held at Kusamala’s Nature’s Gift Permaculture Centre, the training attracted both local and international participants. It is always our pleasure to bring...

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Msalura Consultancy wraps up

Msalura Consultancy wraps up

Kusamala Institute of Agriculture and Ecology has this April finished consulting with Msalura Primary School on a 6 months reforestation and permaculture project which started in November 2015 with funding from UNDP. The main goal of the project, which targeted school...

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Notes from a Kusamala Volunteer II

Notes from a Kusamala Volunteer II

Weltwärts volunteer, Pirmin Störh has been leading the charge in the maintenance and planning of our chickens and chicken yard. In his second blog about the work he is doing here at Kusamala, he outlines his plans for the chickens in the coming month. Last week the...

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