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We are an international development organisation putting ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.

Rugby, England
Joined October 2008
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@CleanAirCAC
Clean Air Catalyst
3 days ago
Open waste burning is a big source of #Airpollution . This report by @PracticalAction provides insight on why better waste management is needed to achieve #CleanAirForAll . @WRIRossCities
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Practical Action
20 hours ago
This week we're at #LCAW2022 building the momentum needed for #COP27 to achieve #ClimateAction that delivers for the people we work with on the frontlines of #ClimateChange . Find out what we're doing and how to join us:
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@MBudimir
Mirianna Budimir
4 days ago
Pleased to share our chapter on #EWS & their role in #DRR . Published in Towards the “Perfect” Weather Warning: Bridging Disciplinary Gaps through Partnership & Communication: #EWS #DRR @PracticalAction @ifrc @metofficeUK
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Practical Action
4 days ago
The impacts of productive use of energy ( #PUE ) products for last mile customers can be transformational, but taking the plunge to sell them requires some thought. Here are some top tips & common pitfalls from the #GlobalDistributorsCollective : Photo: GDC
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@WateraidRwanda
WaterAid Rwanda
5 days ago
At #CHOGM2022 during the #CBF2022 side event, we launched our joint initiative on Climate and Water Resilient Cities with @PracticalAction @WorldResources @PrincesFound .
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@PracticalAction
Practical Action
6 days ago
Our Head Of Urban Services, @lucykstevens , is in Kigali Rwanda today for an official side event at #CHOGM22 where we announced our collaboration w/ @WaterAidUK , @WorldResources & @PrincesFound to address an urban water crisis affecting billions of people:
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Practical Action
6 days ago
Together with @WaterAidUK , @WorldResources and @PrincesFound , we are coming together at #CHOGM2022 at an event today hosted by Dr. @lucykstevens to accelerate action to achieve #climate and water resilient cities:
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@PracticalAction
Practical Action
7 days ago
#Vegetable cable cars are an innovative system that allow goods to be transported up & down steep mountainsides, like this one in #Nepal . The journey takes minutes by cable car, rather than hours on foot. Want to know more?➡️
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@EforA_Coalition
Efficiency for Access
11 days ago
📣 The Efficiency for Access Design Challenge Grand Final will take place next week at 10am BST on 23 June! See some of the amazing student innovations, and hear about the future of the #solar appliance sector. Register: #GrandFinal22
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@PracticalAction
Practical Action
10 days ago
“The risks of #ClimateChange are not for one country but for all of us,” - Mohamed Maait, the Egyptian finance minister. #COP27 is nearing and in order for us all to live within the planetary means, #ClimateFinance must be at the top of the agenda.
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Practical Action
11 days ago
We developed our Participatory Market Systems Development approach following decades of experience of working with #smallholder farmers and #EnergyMarkets . This toolkit is available freely for anyone else who wishes to use it:
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Practical Action
12 days ago
Calling to all teachers! Do you know about our free #STEM , science, design and technology #EducationResources ? If you already use our resources, we'd love to know how they went! Comment below⬇️
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Practical Action
13 days ago
The psychological effects of the 2015 #mudslide in Chosica are still felt by the community. But they're taking matters in to their own hands. Read how we worked with the community to become more resilient & protect themselves from future disasters:
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