Practical Action Latin America (Soluciones Practicas) has a Spanish language website, with in-depth information on all our projects.
In addition, the following subsites and project sites provide additional information and resources on different aspects of our work. All contents are in Spanish unless stated.
An Practical Action project on Information Systems for Rural Development, exploring how ITCs can help to reduce the isolation and to improve the communication between urban and rural areas. (Spanish language) Including Chilala (radiodifusoras rurales), Conectando los Andes (proyecto de telefonia rural) and Telecentro Infodes (Información para el desarrollo).
Bosques del Chinchipe
Working with FACES (Ecuador), Caritas Jaén and Oikos (Portugal), this project will generate a participative process for the formulation of a model of sustainable management of forests in the river basin of the Chinchipe in the border between Peru and Ecuador.
Nanotechnology in Peru
Nanotecnologia holds information of public interest on Practical Action Latin America's studies and projects on nanotechnology, plus events and technical enquiries.
Infoláctea provides technical information for dairy farmers in Peru. It also facilitates the integration of supply and demand information among small producers, entrepreneurs, suppliers of machinery and equipment, customers and public and private organizations operating in this sector.
This website contains specialised information on coffee and cacao sectors: reports, technical sheets, scientific articles, presentations, extended essays, theses, videos, etc.
We have worked in the San Martín region for over two decades. Our local office, in the city of Tarapoto, provides direct communication with all regional development and local capacity agencies and actors, to coordinate sustainable development in the region.
Practical Action Latin America and UNALM are investigating possible scenarios for the production and use of biodiésel in Peru.
CEDECAP - Centre of Demonstration and Qualification in Appropriate Technologies - aims to spread renewable energies as an alternative for development in rural areas, developing the capacities of technicians, professionals, specialists and users of existing isolated power systems at local , national and international levels.