Permaculture Asia, Permies Asia and Permaculture Institute Asia

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We provide – Courses, Internships, Farm/Land design and  Consulting

Our teaching site is a working demonstration rice farm that promotes organic sustainable regenerative agriculture, using new technologies and Agricultural Heritage Systems for food security with Regenerative agriculture and applied biodiversity. Founded in 2010, Permaculture Institute Asia (PIA) runs a Permaculture Research Farm and home-stay in Issan, Thailand.

We cultivate many species in our newly established agro-forestry system, a beginning lush, productive tropical food forest. We use rice-fish, rice-livestock, rice duck and rice vegetable systems. Also Integrated Pest Management, Trees Outside Forests , and Agricultural Heritage Systems, Mapping Systems and techniques. The Analysis and Mapping of Impacts under Climate Change for Adaptation and Food Security (AMICAF). In our Bio-dynamic garden we produce healthy organic food daily for our table. Our consulting builds and fine-tunes agro-ecological systems that conserves natural resources, support the surrounding ecosystem in a regenerative symbiosis, providing valuable ecological services such as carbon sequestration, soil and water retention, and the creation of wildlife habitat.

PIA also serves as a genetic seed bank for indigenous species and a buffer zone to the adjacent farms and ecosystems. We are powering more by renewable energy, and our water is pumped from a pond using photo-voltaic panels.  We are also work with local communities installing village level photo-voltaic pumps.

Also see our sister organization  Permaculture Institute Thailand , Permaculture Thailand long with affiliates are committed to breaking through the barriers that have stood in the way.

We invite you to come and explore this farm stay site to learn about the exciting new options to engage with this resilience building, sustainable movement.

We host interns, students, groups and volunteers, work with local NGO/CBO’s, provide training in Permaculture, renewable energy and host an annual Permaculture Design Course. We are committed to promoting applied biological diversity as a means of ensuring food security, and replicating ecological services of primary forest in complex agro-forestry systems.


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If you are a passionate and creative person, who is not afraid to discover what it takes to make a difference, help fix the mess greedy humanity has perpetrated on nature and planet Earth, then we invite you to join us.  “only when people live differently will society be different”.

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In alignment with the UN Sustainable development Goals (SDG)



Our courses in International Permaculture Design


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For contact email our Head Instructor at permiesAsia@gmail.com

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Do more than take a trip  join us for a once in a lifetime adventure in rural Thailand. It will help you develop your sense of contribution and life….. courses, internships and rural adventures in Asia     PERMACULTUE INSTITUE ASIA COURSES    and WWOOF THAILAND  cultural farm-stays and volunteering

In memory of Bill Mollison 1928-2016 founder of Permaculture