What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a holistic design philosophy that aims to create sustainable human habitats by mimicking the patterns and relationships found in natural ecosystems. The term permaculture is a combination of the words “permanent” and “agriculture,” and was first coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970s.   Permaculture emphasises the use of …

Introducing IMAP – Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute

Imagine a place where the ancient and modern worlds collide, where the beauty of nature meets the ingenuity of man. Welcome to the Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute (IMAP) in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Nestled in the heart of the Mayan highlands, IMAP is a unique organization that combines traditional Mayan knowledge with modern permaculture techniques to create …

Interconnection between Mayan Cosmovision and Permaculture

The Mayan Cosmovision is a complex system of beliefs, rituals, and practices that have been central to the Maya civilisation for thousands of years. This worldview is based on the understanding that all things in the universe are interconnected and that human beings are a part of this interconnectedness. The Mayans believe in the existence …