- Home composting With better management of waste, households can produce rich compost that can be used on gardens ...
- Urban waste management In many cities in Africa and other developing countries waste is an important and flexible source...
- Practical solutions to urban poverty Technologies can help solve the problems people face in poor urban communities.
There is no easy solution to urban poverty. However, Practical Action’s experience in shelter and infrastructure development, commitment to working together with communities, and success in demonstrating to governments and authorities how their decisions impact on the lives of the poorest people have combined to produce a programme of work that is reaping results.
Practical Action is working with communities across Kenya, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal helping families find solutions to the problems arising from the environment in which they live.
Latest blogs from our urban projects
WEDC 1-5 July 2013, Nakuru, Kenya
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