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Seminar: ‘Strengthening the role of the Irish Higher Education community in support of sustainable development’


Date: 28 November 2001
Venue: The Development Studies Centre, Kimmage Manor, Dublin

A one day seminar presented by FEASTA, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability,
Tipperary Institute and The Development Studies Centre, Kimmage Manor

Wednesday 28th November 2001, 09.30 to 15.30 at the Tipperary Institute, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Workshops and Speakers included:
Richard Douthwaite, author of The Growth Illusion and Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World.

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Introduction
Earlier in 2001, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC) issued a set of guidelines for course providers about contributing to the …

‘The Last Debate on Earth : Turning Problems into Solutions’

Date: June 25 2000
Venue: Castle Espie
Feasta and Lagan Valley Permaculture were the facilitators of ‘ The Last Debate on Earth : Turning Problems into Solutions,’ which was the main event of the 2000 Green Living Fair. The debate featured Judith Hoad, Irvine Lavery, Marcus McCabe, Christopher Day the ecological architect, Bob Ornelas who is currently Deputy Mayor of Arcata in California, and Feasta’s Richard Douthwaite. …

Convergence 00

Date: April 22-May 1 2000
Venue: Temple Bar, Dublin

Feasta were the main partners in Convergence 00, a celebration of green, healthy and ethical living held in Temple Bar Dublin from Earth Day, 22nd of April to Labour Day, 1st of May.

Feasta were the main partner of Sustainable Ireland’s ‘Convergence Festival’ which took place in Dublin at the end of April. This celebration of green, healthy and ethical living was held at venues in and around Temple Bar. This 11 day festival set out to promote and popularise ‘sustainability’ with workshops, films, talks and seminars that explored the …

Workshop: ‘Bringing together sustainable agriculture with sustainable economic development.’ – Liam Egerton

Date: March 6 2000
Venue: Dublin Food Co-op

A workshop with Liam Egerton from The Foundation for Local Food Initiatives (UK), presented by Feasta with the Dublin Food Co-op

Held on Saturday the 3rd of June 2000 at the Dublin Food Co-op

The Foundation for Local Food Initiatives is increasingly concerned about food issues and are looking for sustainable local alternatives to global agribusiness.

The Bristol-based Foundation for Local Food Initiatives is a not-for-profit co-operative company founded by some of the leading UK professionals in the fields of local food economies, sustainable agriculture, social regeneration and environmental management. Their aim …