25 09, 2019

Lessons on life from the people of Timor Leste

By | 2019-10-08T11:07:00+00:00 September 25th, 2019|CERES Global, Timor Leste|0 Comments

by Tyson Rory O'Shea CERES Global intern Our CERES Global trip to Timor Leste in July 2019 was an intense and immersive two weeks, packed with opportunities to learn about a country still recovering from a series of tragic and chaotic upheavals over the past 50 years, and to exchange knowledge with a community-oriented [...]

28 11, 2018

Exploring Permaculture in Timor Leste June 2018

By | 2018-11-28T12:40:46+00:00 November 28th, 2018|CERES Global, Timor Leste|0 Comments

by Jane Burns, CERES Education Outreach Area Manager I recently had the opportunity to facilitate a trip to Timor-Leste (East Timor) with CERES Global Education to learn about how this country is using permaculture to make social and environmental change. Travelling to this rarely explored closest neighbour of ours, we explored [...]

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 [...]