with Gihan Soliman, PGCE, MSc
This is a hands-on workshop to explain the dynamics of a healthy soil and learn how to sustain a living fertile soil using a combination of plant rotation, mycorrhizal fungi and earthworms. The participants will learn and share knowledge on how to deal with earthworm whether in soil or in compost heap, and the value of diversity for a healthy soil, environment and communities.
Gihan Soliman, PGCE, MSc
Gihan Sami Soliman, BA, PGCE, MSc
Gihan is an award-winning educator and an environmental researcher, with a career spanning 26 years of hard work and creativity. She is the founder and president of the International-Curricula Educators Association (ICEA), a winner of Educating Africa Award, 2011 for entrepreneurship in education. ICEA is UN accredited for Rio+20.
She has a Master degree from the faculty of Science and Engineering, Edinburgh University, 2016 with studies and research focused on sustainable food production and soil sustainability, and has a special interest in cybernetics and ‘mycopermaculture’.
- Coopted trustee of the Permaculture Association – April 2018.
- Coordinator of the International Permaculture Network of Africa, Mediterranean and the Middle East (IPNAMME): A Rio+20 Initiative.
- Member of the IUCN Commission of Education and Communication (CEC).
- An affiliate practitioner to the Forum UNESCO University and Heritage, and a semi-finalist in the MIT Forum Enterprise, with the Sinai Sustainability Cybernetics Centre.