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Practical Action Consulting Projects

Practical Action Consulting works with clients and partners to deliver projects across the technology and development sector. 

Listed below are examples of our work

Moving Energy Initiative

Practical Action Consulting is working on the Moving Energy Initiative (MEI), an innovative project that seeks to meet the energy needs of displaced people in a safe, sustainable manner, developing solutions for heating/cooling, cooking, lighting, electrification and water and sanitation.

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Economic Impact Assessment of Climate Change

Client: Government of Nepal Country: Nepal Origin of funding: CDKN Dates: March 2012- August 2014 Lead office: PAC Nepal Description of the Project The Government of Nepal, supported by CDKN, have  implemented a study “Economic Impact Assessment of Climate Change in ...

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Practical Action Consulting: DFID CEIL PEAKS frameworks

Client: DFID Regions: International Lead Office: PAC UK DFID Climate, Environment, Infrastructure and Livelihoods (CEIL) Professional Evidence and Applied Knowledge Services (PEAKS) frameworks.    Work carried out by PAC team under this framework: 1. Climate and Env...

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Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA)

This is the project summary for Practical Action Consulting's Evidence and Lessons from Latin America: A Synthesis of Policy and Research Lessons from Latin America' project

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Poor people's energy outlook reports

Client: Practical Action  Origin of funding: Practical Action, GIZ, UNDP Country: International Project Value: £100 000 (per annum) Dates: Annual publication Lead Office: PAC UK Description of the Project: The Poor people’s energy outlook (PPEO) pre...

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Gender and Livelihoods Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in South Asia

Client: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) Country: Nepal, Bangladesh, India Dates: March 2013- February 2014 Lead office:  PAC South Asia Description of Project: This study aims to analyze impacts of clean cooking solutions on women in South Asian Countrie...

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Amazon Biodiversity Plan for the Andean Community (BioCAN)

Client: Andean Community (CAN) Origin of funding: Comunidad Andina Country: Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia Project value: 146,648 GBP Dates: June 2012 – March 2013 Lead office: PAC LA Description of project: BioCAN Program promotes conservation and sustainable use ...

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Guidebook on Technologies for Climate Change Adaptation in the Agricultural Sector

Client: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Origin of funding: Global Environment Fund Country: Global Project value: 4,304 GBP Dates: November 2011 – March 2013 Lead office: PAC LA Description of project:  Develop a guidebook, through desk research,&nb...

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MEGA Malawi

Client: OPEC fund for international development Country: Malawi Dates: April 2013 - present Lead office:  PAC Southern Africa  Description of the project Access to electricity is a fundamental prerequisite for development.  Lack of energy services adversely a...

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Early Warning System in Amu River Basin in Afghanistan

Client: Action Aid, Afghanistan Country: Afghanistan Dates: June 2013- August 2014 Lead office:  PAC Description of Project: On March 2013, Practical Action Consulting has signed MoU with Action Aid Afghanistan (AAA) towards establishing technical partnership with u...

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Promoting Climate Resilient Agriculture Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR)

Client: IFC Country: Nepal Dates: April 2013 – March 2017 Lead office:  PAC South Asia Description of Project: Promoting Climate Resilient Agriculture has a four year time horizon for implementation and evaluation. This project aims to cover a total of 15,000 far...

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IDRC Think Tank Initiative

Client: IDRC Region: Latin America, South Asia Project value: £750 000 Lead office:  PAC UK Description of Project: The Think Tank Initiative (TTI) is a multi-donor program dedicated to strengthening the capacity of independent policy research organizations in...

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PMSD Training of Christian Aid Staff Ghana

Client: Christian Aid Country: Ghana Lead office: PAC UK Description of Project: Following the Global Market Access Summit in July 2012, country teams made commitments to roll out Participatory Market Systems Development (PMSD) approach as a strategy for supporting market development...

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Building Energy Access Markets

Client : EUEI-PDF The development of energy service markets plays a crucial role towards increasing energy access worldwide in an efficient and sustainable manner. The study Building Energy Access Markets, developed jointly by Practical Action Consulting (PAC) and...

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Energy Demand Study

    Client:  UNICEF Country:  Zimbabwe Dates: 01/12.2014- 31/03/2015 Lead office: PAC Southern Africa This research study focused on understanding how women, men and children living in fuelwood deficient regions similar to the Seke Communal lands are...

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Bankability and Financial Closure of Kufandada and Bindagombe Irrigation Schemes

Client: CRIDF Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility - DFID Country: Zimbabwe Dates: 5/05/2014-15/03/2015 Lead office: PAC Southern Africa Ecorys UK contracted PAC SnA to provide consultancy services for CRIDF, the DFID’s new flagship water infrastructure p...

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Business Innovation Facility (2) : Pico Solar Products

Client: DFID Country: Malawi Dates: 4/02/2014 - present Lead office: PAC Southern Africa The Business Innovation Facility aims to achieve poverty reduction by providing consultancy support to the private sector. BIF will work with companies to grow inclusive business models and...

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