REDES is a community service organization, officially registered in Sénégal in August 2015. its headquarters are located in the eco-community of Guédé Chantier (7,000 Iinhabitants, North of Senegal) but the organization is already present in Baol communities (Central region of Senegal), on the Ile à Morphil (or Elephant Island) and in Salahel ecovillage (Southern Mauritania).
OUR LAND OUR TREASURE
Report on my stay at Guédé Chantier from March 18 to April 12, 2018 Working in the field of sustainable development in Tunisia, I discovered REDES and its president Ousmane Pame when searching for ecovillages and permaculture practices in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ousmane Pame, Findhorn Fellow, President of Global Ecovillage Network – Africa, and Mayor of the Eco-town of Guédé Chantier, shares his personal story one year on from Findhorn’s New Story Summit….
OUSMANE ALY PAME, PRESIDENT OF GEN AFRICA : SIMPLICITY AND SHARING ARE THE ROOTS OF HAPPINESS New Series : Who are the People in the Ecovillage Movement ?