Policy and Advocacy

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.

Areas of focus

Farming that works

Making agriculture work better for struggling smallholder farmers, so they can adapt to climate change and achieve a good standard of living.


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Energy that transforms

Harnessing the transformational power of clean, affordable energy and reducing avoidable deaths caused by smoke from indoor stoves and fires.


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We are always interested in engaging with other practitioners and those interested in development. We welcome feedback on our work and are interested in opportunities for collaboration.


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Practical Action uses decades of experience of working with and for poor communities to inform public debate on policy and development issues. Please join our mailing list if you would like to receive news about our latest publications and upcoming events. To learn more about our privacy policy and how we might use your information, click here.