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Practical Action has been using appropriate technology to help people in the developing world for more than four decades. Within Practical Answers section of this site you will find a knowledge bank of these technologies so that you can take them and replicate them. If you can’t find what you are looking for you can ask a question through our technical enquiries service. More information

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Clay Pot Cooler - Cooling Food Without Electricity

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Diseases and Pests that Affect Onion Cultivation and their Management

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