The gift of growth


This is a gift that will help ordinary people living in extraordinary circumstances create a bright future for their families.

The Planet Pleaser is a very special e-gift that will build farming systems that connect people with nature, give farmers a living and protect natural resources for future generations.

Your gift can help:
Smallholder farmers earn a living without damaging the environment
Farmers learn innovative techniques that protect natural resources
Repair damage to the environment caused by destructive farming techniques
Farming families in isolated areas thrive despite the effects of climate change

Thank you for visiting our website to find out more about your e-gift. We’re Practical Action. Let us tell you a little more about who we are, what we do and what makes this gift so incredible…

Big change starts small

Practical Action is an international development organisation that puts ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.

We help people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. Challenges made worse by catastrophic climate change and persistent gender inequality. We work with communities to develop ingenious, lasting and locally owned solutions for agriculture, water and waste management, climate resilience and clean energy. And we share what works with others, so answers that start small can grow big.

Farming for people and planet

More of the world’s people rely on agriculture for their survival than any other occupation. But three quarters of the world’s poorest people are farmers, confirming that agriculture simply isn’t working for the vast majority of them.

We help people build farming systems that connect nature (climate, land, water, plants and animals) with people (culture, economics and society). Agroecology can enable smallholder farmers to achieve a decent standard of living, whilst protecting the environment and building natural resources.

This offers a sustainable alternative to intensive agriculture, with the potential to transform the lives of millions of families.

Join the ingenuity revolution 

Practical Action is at the heart of a powerful community of support – a dynamic team of alternative thinkers and bold collaborators, standing together for a world that works better for everyone. Together we can make the world work better for everyone.

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