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desert to oasis: the greening the desert miracle
Episode 28th February 2024 • Impact Stories with Nick Kershaw • Nick Kershaw
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Episode Overview:

In this enlightening episode of "Impact Stories," Nick Kershaw explores the transformative power of permaculture in the heart of Jordan's arid landscape. Discover how the Greening The Desert project is revolutionizing sustainable living and community development.


  • 0:00: Introduction to the concept of ‘power’ and its positive aspects
  • 1:20: Redefining power in the context of societal and environmental change
  • 3:45: The journey to the Greening The Desert project in Jordan
  • 5:10: Experiencing the transformation from arid desert to lush oasis
  • 7:30: Geoff and Nadia Lawton's vision and the power of permaculture
  • 9:20: The impact of Greening The Desert on local communities
  • 11:45: Delving into the specifics of permaculture techniques used
  • 14:00: The role of community in driving sustainable change
  • 16:30: Reflection on the patience and resilience in the project’s development
  • 18:50: Discussion on the broader implications of permaculture
  • 21:10: Closing thoughts and introduction to the next episode's theme

Key Topics Discussed:

  • The positive reinterpretation of power and its role in change
  • The story and success of the Greening The Desert project
  • Geoff and Nadia Lawton's dedication and community involvement
  • Practical applications and benefits of permaculture
  • The importance of community empowerment in environmental sustainability

Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Greening The Desert project
  • Geoff and Nadia Lawton's work in permaculture
  • The Land App and its role in regenerative agriculture
  • Upcoming Jordan Impact Marathon

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  • Stay tuned for the next episode on the power of unity.




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