We are so proud to have been nominated as one of the top eight entries for the 2020 Permaculture Magazine Prize, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our Co-Founder and managing partner, Ahumuza Ignatius (age 25). Every year, we aim to improve and make a greater impact through our mission to transform Africa’s agricultural sector through permaculture. We are grateful to everyone who has supported us thus far, and we hope you will continue to join us on this journey as we strive to make a positive difference in the world. This is only the beginning for Agri Planet Uganda!
The Permaculture Magazine Prize, established in 2018, recognizes outstanding permaculture projects around the world that demonstrate ecological, social, and economic regeneration. The prize, supported by the Abundant Earth Foundation, also includes a Youth in Permaculture Prize for individuals under the age of 25 who are working to restore the environment. In 2020, Agri Planet Uganda and its Co-Founder and managing partner, Ahumuza Ignatius (age 25), were nominated as one of the top eight entries for the Youth Permaculture Prize. Agri Planet Uganda is an organization that promotes permaculture in Africa’s agricultural sector through the Farmers’ Resource Center for Permaculture, which showcases best practices and offers support to farming communities, as well as through the establishment of an Academy to train the next generation of permaculture leaders. The other seven finalists for the Youth Permaculture Prize were Flora Fauna Folk, Grandmother’s Kitchen Garden Project, Nia OT Foods, Mbeka Widows and Orphans Group, Motive Uganda, Permayouth, and Vijana Twaweza Club. The top three winners of the £10000 prize will be announced in January 2021.