Practical Action wins international award for climate resilience in Zimbabwe
Practical Action has won the Best NGO in Building Climate Resilience award at the Africa Green Night Awards 2023.Read more
Improving agriculture for smallholder farmers, to adapt to climate change and improve their standard of living.
Helping people access clean affordable energy while preventing deaths from indoor stoves and fires.
Clean water, proper waste disposal and sewage treatment for healthier living and working conditions.
Predicting and preparing for natural hazards with communities, minimising impact on lives and livelihoods.
We inform policy making at global, national and local levels so that decisions made are of maximum benefit to the poorest and most vulnerable people.
We provide technical assistance to development practioners, national and local governments and the private sector.
We partner with the brightest minds to publish the latest development perspectives to practitioners and researchers in over 100 countries.
Our free, downloadable teaching resources for primary and secondary schools inspire pupils to learn about global issues.
Our founder was radical economist and philosopher E.F. ‘Fritz’ Schumacher, a visionary who challenged the aid policies of the day. In today’s increasingly divided world suffering from catastrophic climate change, the ideas of Fritz Schumacher chime as loud as ever.Find out more
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We believe in cross-sector collaborations – ones that bring together human ingenuity and innovation to change systems and create a fairer, sustainable future.Find out more