17 02, 2017

Gift Culture

By | 2017-03-20T09:38:31+00:00 February 17th, 2017|CERES Global, India|4 Comments

 The river never drinks its own water. The tree never tastes its own fruit. The field never consumes its own harvest. They selflessly strive for the well-being of all those around them. - Mewari proverb Sarita kare na paan, vriksh na fal chaakhe kadi Khet na khave dhaan, parhit neepjey sekhra. This is a [...]

18 10, 2016

Meeting the Herb Whisperer: Permaculture Principles and Chinese Traditional Medicine

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 18th, 2016|CERES Global, China|1 Comment

“Nowadays, the modern medical model is changing. It is gradually shifting from its original medical model of biomedicine into a physiological–psychological–sociological–medical model, which emphasizes that the people, the natural environment, ecological conditions and society are all aspects of a united whole.” (Liu and Liu, 2009, p. vii). Cultivating a holistic environmental politics and regenerative sustainability [...]

4 10, 2016

A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 4th, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

This post was written by John Burne, originally posted on our Jamnya Housing project blog after visiting in March 2016 A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests. Arrived to a warm welcome and immediately saw the brick making machine. It was a focal point with lots of willing helpers, on-lookers and diligent workers. It seemed like [...]

22 09, 2016

Success at International Higher Education Awards

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

The biggest congratulations to, Dr Jason Sargent, our friend and partner who we work with in delivering the IT for Social impact Trips to India, and who has achieved global success at this year’s QS International Higher Education Impact Award in Valencia, Spain for his vision and delivery of the project. We have been running these [...]

3 08, 2016

Living on Country in Arnhem Land

By | 2016-08-03T15:23:33+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Arnhem Land, CERES Global|0 Comments

This poem was written by Darcy Neave, a participant on the CERES Global Arnhem Land Living on Country Workshop. There is magic in this place In this Faraway Land, Where the sun burns hot In the deep red sand; There is magic in the waters Where the Barramundi swim, Surrender to the magic wawa, Let [...]

27 07, 2016

Rethinking Approaches to Development and Sustainability

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:20+00:00 July 27th, 2016|CERES Global|5 Comments

I was recently asked by one of our participants who travelled with us on our Permaculture design Course in Timor to participate in a number of research questions related to his studies. The key questions were: How do you see the role of sustainability in the future practice of community development? How should someone interested [...]

7 03, 2016

IT students click with schools in India

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:24+00:00 March 7th, 2016|CERES Global, India|1 Comment

This article is was originally published in Swinburne Media on 4th March 2016. Swinburne University of Technology students are moving beyond the classroom and applying their IT and business skills to help remote tribal communities in India connect with the rest of the world. The IT for Social Impact India Project links students with community [...]

24 02, 2016

Support our Housing Project Team in India

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:24+00:00 February 24th, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

The CERES Global team are raising funds to help send some of the team over to Jamnya in March. The Start Some good campaign is now live so follow the links and donate a few dollars to support the team! Click here or go to the fundraising page: https://startsomegood.com/jamnya About the Project In 2012 CERES [...]