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Global aid group searches for new Chair of Trustees - 11 December 2018

Practical Action has begun its search for a new Chair of Trustees as its current chair Helena Molyneux comes to the end of her six-year term of service.

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Rugby charity launches ingenious Christmas appeal - 10 December 2018

A campaign to help Zimbabwean farmers and their families double their harvest was launched today by Rugby-based poverty organisation, Practical Action.

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Aid group warns climate change could plunge hundreds of millions of people into poverty - 6 December 2018

Hundreds of millions more people will fall into poverty unless rapid action is taken to prevent a 1.5 degree rise in global temperatures, says Practical Action’s climate change expert Jonathan Casey.

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Leave no one behind: Nepal Reconstruction Project awareness campaign

The Supply Chain Project, unique and innovative in its approach, intervened through the market systems, promoted local enterprise...
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