Case studies

Practical Action South Asia

Can innovative and appropriate waste management technologies work?
A combination of better hygiene, improved sanitation and biogas units have helped to improve living standards in Welsonpura urban settlement, Galle.

Do we need to invest in research for indigenous agriculture?
Saline soil conditions had forced rice farmers in Hambanthota to abandon their paddy land, but Practical Action's organic farming project has used traditional practices to rehabilitate the soil.

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