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Isle of Man students given the chance to learn how solar can help people adapt to climate change - 19/02/19

International development group Practical Action have launched a brand new challenge aimed at Isle of Man students aged 8-14 years.

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Exciting new project launched to help young farmers in Kenya earn an income they can rely on - 15/02/2019

Practical Action has been awarded a grant of €6.4 million by the IKEA Foundation to help smallholder farmers in Kenya.

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Practical Action work in Zimbabwe now more vital than ever - 22/01/2019

Practical Action staff in Zimbabwe are appealing for the UK public to support after warning the impact of climate change will hit the country in the coming months.

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Jute - the natural alternative to plastic

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Supporting the informal sector to deliver effective FSM services

Next week sees an important gathering of practitioners, government representatives, funders and others focusing Faecal Sludge Manage...
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The Solar Challenge

Practical Action’s new STEM Solar Challenge offers a great opportunity for young people to explore how solar power can transform the...
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