Nestown - an Association

nestown is an association founded and domiciled  in bern, switzerland

The purpose of the association entails

  • Development and constant re-evaluation of models for small sustainable towns mainly in rural areas.
  • Support of self building, self management and self governance.
  • Preparation of the implementation and management of these model towns.
  • Coordination and active support of the realisation in situ.
  • Securing the collaboration with the local authorities and the civil society with its organisations.
  • Implementation of quality controls according to scientific criteria, evaluation and communication of new insights.
  • Securing and promoting of people and their competence in the concerned tasks and the concerned country.
  • Realisation of the Amhara Model Town ‘Buranest’ in Ethiopia.