PDCUG18 Rakai, Uganda.

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Date(s) - 13/05/2018 - 26/05/2018
12:00 am

Sabina School, Rakai, Uganda


Info Update for attendees is here

Full PDC followed by East Africa Permaculture Convergence

From the 2008 permaculture design for Sabina school by an Australian team with Roe Morrow

At Sabina school, the leading permaculture School site in Uganda. 60 places available.. conditions apply.. pre-booking essential.

  • Steve Jones, Sector39 permaculture lead tutor
  • Charles Mugarura, BEU permaculture entrepreneur
  • Gerald Jagwe, PRI-UG permaculture demonstration farm
  • Angie Polkey UK permaculture specialist

We will be covering the full permaculture curriculum adapted for tropical climate and East African social context

Brilliant opportunity for experiencing work in Africa for none-Africans.

Join our one site volunteer team in April 2018 for the course build up:

  • Peter and Emmanuel from Uganda. site development and farm management
  • Grace and Nina from Wales, horticulture and social media

Additionally there will be 4 options for a key area subject areas for study and design project.

  1. Permaculture growing systems, food forests and pasture
    – this group will have an extra focus on landscape design, plant propagation and pasture and grazing systems
  2. Permaculture in schools and community
    – for teachers educationalists adn those wanting to work with schools to being permaculture into the school ethos, curriculum and wider activities
  3. Wood-gas, biochar and bio-gas, coppice wood, turning waste in revenue
    – energy from waste, using biology, coppice and wood gas
  4. Enterprise: permaculture as a business model
    – where all the jobs gong to come from for East Africa’s growing populaitons? Permaculture as a tool for enterprise and job creation


Pupils at Sabina school in the community forest garden. Planted in 2008 – 10 this amazing garden provides essential extra nutrition and resources to the school population.

G Sctor39 team member Grace with Sabna studnets. What an amazing oportunity for all of us!

Sector39 team member Grace with Sabina students. hosts to the PDC and convergence

Permaculture design plan fro Sabina school

Permaculture design plan for Sabina school entrance











Course price, excludes travel to and from the venue.

Includes full board and lodging for the duration, course fees, registration  and fieldtrips.

  • East African citizens: £250 (UGX equivalent)
  • Uk/ Europe: £500.00
  • USA: $600.00

The is a scholarship fund available for African participants age 18 – 30


Advance notice for the May 2018 PDC for Uganda.

Advance notice for the May 2018 PDC for Uganda at Sabina School. Internships, sponsorship and volunteer opportunites available.

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