The 12-day “Sustainable Technologies in Action: Building Enduring Communities” course gives participants the tools to analyze real life problems in water access, energy, organic farming, natural building and other areas, and to propose sustainable solutions.
Caminos de Agua and IRRI Mexico, two dynamic non-profit social change organizations operating in Mexico, will host this fourth edition of the international professional development course “Sustainable Technologies in Action: Building Enduring Communities.” Both organizations are partners of Engineers without Borders- UK and have hosted hundreds in their capacity building workshops.
This year, for the first time, we offer two exciting additional courses: Biomass, biodigesters and Sustainable Community Practices to take place in the Yucatan or Biochar and Slow-Sand Biofiltration for Potable Water to take place in San Miguel de Allende in conjunction with the Aqueous Solutions. These courses may be taken as extensions to the 12-day course or you may also apply for these courses separately.
AUGUST 1 – 3, 2017
In this 3-day intensive course, participants will explore the theory and practical components of biochar for potable water.
AUGUST 2 – 6, 2017
In this 5-day course, participants delve further into biodigester technologies in an indigenous community in the Yucatan.
Experience sustainable technologies at work in diverse community settings with the experts in renewable energy, permaculture and environment.