La Bolina, a model for supporting refugees and migrant

By Habiba Youssef Abdel Aal La Bolina uses the term ‘forced migrants’ interchangeably with stateless or internally displaced peoples (IDPs), asylum seekers and refugees. La Bolina is an ecological, land regeneration, educational, and intercultural association based in El Valle.The project started in 2017 when a group of people from Europe, Africa and the Middle East … Read more

Bringing Permaculture to Refugee Camps

by Ruth Harvey    Featured image: Camp 6, Ukhiya, Bangladesh    Over the past five years, I have become acquainted with the harsh reality of refugee camps and settlements, through visiting and working in various facilities in Nauru, Greece, Italy and Bangladesh. I was dismayed to see how powerless, depressed and aimless residents of the … Read more