Permaculture Design Courses

The course provides an introduction to permaculture design as a tool to create abundant ecosystems sustainably in the backyard, in a small farm or on a larger broad acre landscape. These courses are offered at our partner sites across East Africa.

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is an internationally-recognized, 72- hour course, based on Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Designers Manual, resulting in the internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate. The course provides an introduction to permaculture design as a tool to create abundant ecosystems sustainably in the backyard, in a small farm or on a larger broad acre landscape. These courses are offered at our partner sites across East Africa.

Professional Specialized Short courses : We also offer a range of specialized courses on related subjects such as bee-keeping, natural building, earthworks, integrated pest management and composting.

BEU offers a professional and comprehensive education programme in permaculture design and related subjects. We offer one and two day introduction to permaculture courses as well as the internationally recognized 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification Course alongside specialized courses on related subjects such as bee-keeping, composting and vermiculture, livestock management, integrated pest management, companion planting, trees and tree nursery propagation techniques, water management, earthworks and resilience, charcuterie courses & natural building.

We also offer East Africa’s only Permaculture Teacher and Designer and Consultancy Training and Permaculture for International Development for agencies. Our courses are taught by East African teachers as well as international teachers and attended by students from all over Africa and the rest of the world