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Practical Answers: Knowledge sharing for development

Practical Answers (available online and as an app) provides information on a wealth of technical expertise in areas such as Agriculture, Disaster Risk Reduction, Water and Sanitation and many more.

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INTASAVE

The INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group is a global not-for-profit and environmental enterprise that innovates, connects and implements practical solutions for sustainable development and climate change.

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Nepal: Adaptation

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008

Climate change is currently...

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Sri Lanka: Adaptation

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change Adaptation must focus on the needs of the people most affected by climate change impacts and aim to secure their livelihoods and reduce the...
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Planning Adaptation in Bangladesh

Adaptation: Responding to the threat of Climate Change

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report...

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Practical Action

Practical Action works alongside communities to find practical solutions to the poverty they face. We see technology as a vital contributor to people’s livelihoods.

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Technology and Adaptation

Briefing Paper: Technology for adapting to climate change

Climate change is currently threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who are already poor and vulnerable, by...

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Publications from Soluciones Practicas in Peru (Spanish)

Practical Action's Peruvian office, Soluciones Practicas, work on development and the impact of climate change in NW region of South America, particularly with those in the Andean...

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Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

Floating gardens enable crops to be grown during floods and in areas where land is limited or unstable and liable to change, such as the char lands in Bangladesh. The link below is to a...

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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...

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Addressing climate vulnerability in rural Sudan

 

The dominant livelihoods are herding, rain-fed farming, forestry and gum collection. People are mainly vulnerable to drought cycles and erratic rainfall. This comes on top of...

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