Practical Action Consulting South Asia (PAC SA) offers high-quality consultancy services to NGOs, development agencies, government ministries, research institutions, social foundations, community groups and the private sector in Sri Lanka and throughout the South Asia region. Consultancies may be offered in
- Micro Hydro - feasibility & potential studies, technical advice, mobilization, implementation
- Training for manufacturers in technical and business management aspects of intermediate modes of transport
Information services include project profiles, flyers in Sinhala, Tamil and English and publications from the technology programmes. Exhibitions and media are also used to promote our work with the various technologies.
Practical Action South Asia also has a Resource Centre, which primarily consists of a library and a technical enquiry service.
The library has an excellent collection on appropriate technology and development, mostly focused on Practical Action programmes and interests, such as micro hydro, wind energy, biogas, agro processing, water and sanitation, disaster mitigation, gender and rainwater harvesting.