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New technologies

We help poor communities respond to the challenges of new technologies, helping them to access effective technologies that can change lives forever.

The role of technology in development is perhaps even more important in the new century than it was in the last. In the era of globalisation, new technologies are rapidly shaping the livelihoods of people throughout the world. The pace of technological change is increasing, and is beyond the capacity of society to understand and regulate its impacts - even when the implications are profound and far reaching.

Practical Action no longer has a separate New Technologies programme, but embeds this approach across our programme work.

New technology solutions

Blog listing

Technology Justice for Risk Reduction

If you ask someone “what is the role of Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction?” they may s...
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ICT outreach in Zimbabwe

The Ministry of ICT in Zimbabwe have three digital programmes. They want to encourage e-governmen...
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Podcasts for Poverty

We travelled for a day and a half to reach Ntepe – a ward in Gwanda district, south western Zimab...
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