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For social entrepreneurs of small-scale technologies, getting the technology right is only half the story. Taking social considerations into account is vital for technology justice. These documents aim to support the introduction of new technology and technology innovation on a sustainable basis by looking at elements of development practice, such as project planning and implementation, in a holistic way and using community empowerment.

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Community governance in infrastructure services in Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan : 2009-2014

This publication is an effort to summarize the process, milestones, achievements and way forward with reference to Community Governance in Infrastructure Services in Sri Lanka, India

Tantirimudalige, D. (ed), Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/23

Conflict Management in Kenya - Towards Policy and Strategy Formulation

Strategic coordination amongst key actors has been lacking in conflict management and peace building. Practical Action hope that that this policy analysis report and its recommendations

M. Adan, Published by Practical Action East Africa on 2014/12/13

Consensus Building With Participatory Action Plan Development

A facilitator's guide to a structured set of activities that helps people identify key problems and constraints together with realistic opportunities to address

Ahmed Taha, Published by United Kingdom on 2014/12/13

Diriya (දිරිය) 2007: a conference on mainstreaming disability in to development

Diriya 2007 conference was held at Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 6th and 7th March 2007. This conference information includes information about

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/24

Disability, poverty and social exclusion

This publication is based on a study conducted about people with disabilities. The aim of the study was to ascertain the socio-economic issues faced by people with disabilities in Ampara

Pannilage, U., Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/24

Discovering Technologists

Gender and technology training

Priyanthi Fernando, Published by Bangladesh on 2015/03/6

Gender implications of income generating projects: lessons from a training project on food processing

This paper analyses the gender implications in income generation projects based on the training course on small-scale food processing project initiated by Intermediate Technology Development

Ariyabandu, M.M., Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/24

Gender Issues in livelihood and flood disaster: case studies of Kamra and Kort Murad villages, Jhang district, Punjab

This research paper is part of case studies in four South Asian countries about gender issues in livelihood and disaster and build on the information generated and issues raised by ITDG and

Hameed, K., Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/24

Gender issues in livelihood options for disaster risk reduction

A South Asian workshop " Understanding Vulnerability: South Asian perspectives" was held in Colombo in 1997 and the book " Understanding Vulnerability: South Asian perspectives" came out from

Krishnaswamy, p.b., Published by Duryog Nivaran Network on 2015/04/24

Gender mainstreaming in pico hydro technology

Pico hydro is an alternative energy source for scattered and isolated households which lack access to the national grid or other community based energy systems. The use of pico hydro

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/24

Income and Employment from Services

Looking at the options for income generation through improvements to infrastructure

Nick Brundle, Published by United Kingdom on 2014/11/18

La Tecnología Apropiada

Tecnología: ¿Elección o

Jose Izquierdo Millán, Published by Peru on 2014/12/16

Learning from Practice: Empowering Community Organisations

This document looks at a light touch approach to empowering community

Robbie Blake, Published by United Kingdom on 2015/03/30

Los Riesgos De Los Cuestionarios

El propósito de este documento es promover el debate y discusión acerca de la efectividad de los

Mansoor Ali, Published by United Kingdom on 2014/12/16

Maximiser les Benefices de L’Approche “Travail Contre Rémunération”

Les leçons du projet EARLI de restauration des terres au

Heather Dolphin, Published by Catholic Relief Services on 2014/12/10

Monitoreo Participativo de Impactos : Folleto 1

Folleto 1: Monitoreo de impactos a través del grupo de

Dorsi Germann, Eberhard Gohl, Published by GIZ (GTZ) on 2015/04/17

Monitoreo Participativo de Impactos : Folleto 2

Folleto 2: Monitoreo de impactos a través de la

Dorsi Germann, Eberhard Gohl, Published by GIZ (GTZ) on 2015/04/17

Our days

This booklet contains a collection of articles on " a day in my life" published in " Navaliya" sinhhala

Rajakarunanayake, S. (ed), Published by Practical Action, Sri Lanka on 2015/04/24

Participatory Appraisal

Participatory appraisal is a technique that can be used in development projects to capture the true voice of a community and to help realise the most appropriate

Victoria Cronin, Published by United Kingdom on 2014/10/21

Participatory Assessment of Market and Marketing in Patuakhali and Barguna

This study aims to identify existing and potential income-generating activities (IGAs) and post-harvest activities for poor and ultra-poor households in the project area who farm field

Published by USAID on 2015/02/12

 

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