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Practical Action Consulting: About us

Sharing over 40 years of international expertise, Practical Action Consulting provides independent and professional consulting in the use of technology for poverty reduction to governments, NGOs, aid agencies and the private sector.

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Learning to fail

Often we celebrate success and seldom talk about failures. In a modern work-space it is difficult to imagine an environment where we confidently and openly talk about failures. In evaluation meetings we focus our energies on ‘best practices’ but less on ‘lessons learnt’. For me, success and failu...
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Beyond the jargon - why I’m participating in the UNLEASH Innovation Lab

Here are some phrases many of us in the international development sector hate: innovative ideas, scale and scalability, accelerating impact, disrupting ‘business as usual’. These words have been so over-used that they’ve lost all meaning, and yet they continue to be plastered (mostly inappropriat...
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Meeting rural electricity needs in Malawi

An expanding geographic area of work for Practical Action is in Malawi's agriculture and energy sectors. Malawi has an agro-based economy, with the agriculture sector contributing 30% to the national GDP annually.  Increasing challenges from the changing climate and the demand to feed a fast g...
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