Services

Consultancy and Additional Services

Practical Action Southern Africa provide consultancy services to regional and international donors, the government of Zimbabwe, local rural district councils, other non-governmental institutions and partners.

The services offered can be broken down into:

  • Participatory rural development training, facilitation and participatory planning
  • Project design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Institution building and strengthening
  • Building networks and coalition power
  • Needs assessments
  • Socio-economic and baseline studies
  • Development policy research
  • Technical business and marketing advice in support of small scale enterprise development.

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Resource Centre

Practical Action Southern Africa's Resource Centre, based in Harare, Zimbabwe, has a collection consisting of over 3000 books, journals, compact disc full text databases, videos and technical briefs.

A computerised database management system is used to store, search and retrieve material for users. The Resource Centre also holds slides and photographs of Practical Action Southern Africa Projects.

About 40 to 50 users visit the Resource Centre each week, and whilst many people utilise the centre for reference purposes, recommended users can borrow material without a charge.

Contact:

Practical Action Southern Africa
Number 4 Ludlow Road (off Enterprise Road)
Newlands
Harare, Zimbabwe
T +263 (4) 776631-3, 776107
F +263 (4) 788157
E practicalaction@practicalaction.org.zw


Technical Enquiry Service

Practical Action's Technical Enquiry Service supplies, free of charge, technical and developmental information to our target group which includes grassroots development workers, community-based organisations, NGOs and other agencies using appropriate technologies to implement sustainable development.

More about Practical Action's Technical Enquiry Service

Technical Enquiry Service
Practical Action Southern Africa
Practical Action Southern Africa
Number 4 Ludlow Road (off Enterprise Road)
Newlands
Harare, Zimbabwe
T +263 (4) 776631-3, 776107
F +263 (4) 788157
E practicalaction@practicalaction.org.zw

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