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A global movement to save lives and livelihoods when floods strike is to enter a second phase - 4 July 2018

A global movement to save lives and livelihoods when floods strike is to enter a second phase.

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Development charity looks for new talent - 22 June 2018

Innovative development charity Practical Action is set to recruit new members to its marketing and fundraising team as part of a transformation of the way in which it communicates and fundraises.

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CBA12 Conference - 11-14 June 2018

Adaptation technologies create opportunities for small-scale farmers. Find out more about Practical Action's participation in the conference.

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Technology for Development

Why is technology justice central to international development? As history demonstrates, technology provides a catalyst for chang...
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Elevated hand pumps supply clean water during floods

Dakshin Sahipur, a small village near the bank of the Karnali River in southern Nepal, gets flooded every year. Most of the resident...
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Saving seed and grains from flood

Chandra Bahadur Rokka Magar and his neighbours in Tikapur Municipality, ward 5 of Kailali district, face the wrath of floods every y...
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