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Food and Agriculture

A wide range of technologies are available that help farmers both grow their food and transport it to market.

These videos look at some of the technologies Practical Action has introduced by working with local communities in the developing world.

Sandbar cropping in Bangladesh

One man’s personal account of how sandbar cropping and pit cultivation have helped him.

Treadle pump in Nepal

A woman describes how the simple technology of the treadle pump helped her increase her income.

Zeer pot clay fridge

A brief clip of what a zeer clay pot fridge is and its benefits to people with no access to refrigeration.

Ripples of change – multi-use water systems

Case study of a woman who uses the new water system in Nepal and how it has benefited her.

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