Social and Environmental Performance
Alignment with Sustainable Development goals SDGs …
Edge5 Programmes have direct or indirect links to one or more of the 17 SDG targets
For over 10 years Edge5 has worked in remote communities across South East Asia, East and West Africa and Aboriginal communities training people in Permaculture design. Edge 5 offers a 5 to 10-day study trip to complete a pre-assessment survey
Edge 5 offers a 5 to 10-day study trip to complete a pre-assessment survey which includes:
Meet and listen sessions with staff, community leaders and local farmers
Community needs analysis – food gaps, production and supply and basic on the ground problems
Landscape needs analysis – water cycle, land condition
Look for opportunities to build on what's already in place
One or two-day introduction training programs for community engagement staff then the general community.
Debrief and planning session – where to from here
While COVID19 is in effect, we offer consultation and training via Zoom.
Starting at the backdoor: Edge5 believes the answers lie in infinitely multiplied, small-scale, locally relevant solutions that start at the back door of a local household and work outwards in a small community. However, in the context of local content where the supply of commercial quantities of local produce are required, the “back-door” becomes the sustainable end point.
Balanced, secure nutrition is the cornerstone of resilient communities.