Tagari Publications is happy to receive your interest in translating Bill’s work. We encourage the translation, publication and distribution of all his work. Translating Bill’s work into more languages equates to a greater number of people and landscapes benefiting by understanding and correctly applying Permaculture design strategies.

Translation work is time consuming and can be expensive. In this document, we introduce you to our process, which has evolved over thirty years of business, and continues to evolve with the goal of alleviating issues and enabling a smooth process.

Tagari Publications does not employ people to translate our titles. The publishing rights are by agreement, to the person/organisation who performs the translation, publication and distribution of the material. This means all expenses associated with translating, printing, promoting, layout, design, sales, postage plus royalties paid to Tagari Publications becomes their responsibility. Monies received from sales remains the property of the Approved Publishing Affiliate.

NOTE: We do not provide electronic copies of this work. Copyright infringement is prolific.

Book title and translated language status

List of translations in progress, completed with rights reserved or completed with rights available for purchase upon application as of May 2020 are as follows:


Introduction to Permaculture

Czech/Slovak completed rights reserved books available for purchase

French completed rights reserved books available for purchase

Italian completed rights reserved books available for purchase

Polish completed right reserved books available for purchase

Portuguese completed rights available books available for purchase

Simplified Chinese completed in progress books available for purchase

Thai completed rights reserved books available for purchase

Spanish completed rights available

Turkish completed rights available

Vietnamese completed rights available

Japanese completed rights available


PERMACULTURE: A Designers’ Manual

German complete rights reserved books available for purchase

Italian complete rights reserved books available for purchase

Spanish draft of text rights available


Ferment and Human Nutrition

Slovenian in progress

If you wish to continue with the translation process please download the three files below.