Practical Action websites
This website, practicalaction.org, is Practical Action's main website with an overview of programmes worldwide, but we also have a number of other websites focusing on particular aspects of our work.
Order Practical Action Publishing books through our online bookshop – Europe's leading online bookshop for international development and technology
Development Bookshelf is a specialist peer-reviewed and evidence-based eBooks and journal collection for all those involved in International Development.
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In other languages
Bengali / বাংলা
Practical advice and manuals from our technical information service, Practical Answers, in Bengali / Bangla.
Español / Spanish information portals
In Latin America, we also provide a range of information services around specific agricultural crops and renewable energy technologies:
Projects and toolkits
Practical Action have several practical toolkits for development practitioners available online.
Flood Reslience Portal | Participatory Market Systems Development | Healthy smoke hood design tool | Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis (EMMA) toolkit | Energy Delivery Model (PISCES) | Interactive Renewable Energy Toolkit
Download the free Practical Answers mobile app to access 50 years of development knowledge
Practical Action work in partnership with a number of organisations, many of whom share common origins in the philosophy and approach of EF Schumacher
The following websites were built for projects that have now ended, but whose information and outputs may still be of interest:
Technology for Sustainable Development (T4SL) | African Voices in Europe | Sustainable Technology Education Project (STEP) | Sustainable Design Award | Climate Choices Childrens Voices | Early Warning Systems in Nepal (Dipecho)