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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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Overcoming obstacles to achieve success - a dreamer who never gave up

It was a typical October afternoon in Kuldevmandu, Bajura. The sun was blazing like a fiery medallion in the sky, yet I could feel t...
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What next for Climate Change?

Today, at the climate conference Sir David Attenborough didn’t mince his words when he said that civilisation will collapse if human...
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