Inspiration from diversity, Herrsching works

Inspiration from diversity, Herrsching works

Contributed by Chisomo Kamchacha and Tiwonge Nkosi After every two years, the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture hosts the International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth, an event which has been held at the house of Bavarian Agriculture in Herrsching,...

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New volunteer, new project

New volunteer, new project

Contributed by Oliver Ehler who joined Kusamala in 2016 as a volunteer from Germany under the Weltwaerts program. After learning all he could on permaculture, Oliver went straight to work in starting his own permaculture project. Here is what he has to say about his...

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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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