The Dewe Project’s Concepts

Social Sculpture

As a work of art, a social sculpture includes human activity that strives to structure and shape society or the environment.

Permaculture

System of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems.

By combining both concepts, Dewe Project’s aim is to promote and conserve African indigenous food crops through creating an educational centre. 

Background

Social Sculpture and Permaculture combined are a great contribution in addressing the global food security and environmental degradation. Not long ago every African family grew their own food. Subsistence farming was suitable and sustainable. Crop rotation was part of the game. They had a good connection to the land and relationship with nature. Indigenous people did … Continue reading Background

Seed Bank

Planting Cashew Nut & Moringa Seedlings in Uganda. Why? Sam Mukumba the initiator of The Dewe Project who lives in England, has been exploring the growing of these plants at the project and clearly found out that they can also do well in the central part of Uganda. They are easy to propagate and they capable … Continue reading Seed Bank