Activities to help students understand the effects of climate change on people in the developing world.
Practical Action Consulting are delivering a 2-day training to the PMSD process at the SEEP annual conference in Washington DC in November 2012Read more
Agriculture is the cornerstone of most developing countries' economies. Unfortunately, agriculture alone is no longer able to provide a reliable livelihood for the growing populations in these countries. Alternative or additional income generating opportunities are needed to support th...Read more
In recognition of our leading role in working with the urban poor in Nakuru, Practical Action helped to organise this year’s WEDC conference. The conference looked at delivering water, sanitation and hygiene services in an uncertain environment and attracted practitioners, researchers, donors and...Read more
Practical Action in coordination with Department of Hydrology (DHM) and local authorities organised 74 mock drills on early warning system (EWS) at 74 communities of Bardiya and Kailali districts in Western Nepal on 5 June 2015.Read more
Practical Action is working to increase energy access in India by promoting biogas, mini-grid services and household solar energy. We want to replace kerosene, which is expensive and dangerous. We are also looking to include improved cook-stoves and cook-fuels to this integrated approach to en...Read more
The Energy programme in Nepal plans to increase access to energy in lightning, and clean and efficient technologies for cooking, benefiting 150,000 rural populations. Practical Action focuses mainly on developing and testing new innovative ideas to engage the private sector in providing ac...Read more
Markets as cross cutting issue will be mainstreamed in all programmes whenever that is possible with main objective is to have access to markets opened up for poor communities in Sudan and engage them with private sector. Market expansion and access is essential for communities to be able ...Read more
Sri Lanka has experienced an increase in temperatures and relatively low rainfall for an extended period over the last 20 years, leading to a decrease in ground water levels. At the same time, increased sea levels have also caused sea water intrusion into coastal lagoons and estuary systems, c...Read more
Building Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Capacity of CSOs in Agriculture and Forest Sectors (BICAS) project is an EC co-funded project being implemented in Kalikot, Mugu, Jumla, Bajhang and Bajura districts. Practical Action has been implementing the project in partnership with the local NGOs...Read more
Practical Action Southern Africa, part of an international technology development organisation head quartered in the United Kingdom and with offices in East Africa, Latin America and South Asia, is recruiting Agricultural Field Officers to be based in Mutasa, Manicaland Province,Zimbabwe...Read more
La production agricole, dans de nombreuses régions du monde, est une activité menée à petite échelle par des agriculteurs ayant peu de ressources financières et naturelles. Il existe de nombreuses options pour améliorer la production même si elles ne sont souvent pas bien connues.
With appropriate conditions farmers can engage effectively in markets which have the potential to improve their livelihoods, through improved access to affordable and good quality inputs and services, better business relationships and enhanced influence on the institutions and factors that shape ...Read more
Practical Action's annual report and accounts for 2013-14 are available to download as a PDF file. They include a review of our international programmes against strategic objectives, the report of the independent auditors and a detailed financial statement.Read more
Practical Action's annual report and accounts for 2014-15 are available to download as a PDF file. They include a review of our international programmes against strategic objectives, the report of the independent auditors and a detailed financial statement.Read more