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For business entrepreneurs of small-scale technologies, getting the technology right is only half the story. It is important that the business is economically sustainable, that there is support present to make it work, and good relationships maintained between all involved.

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Access to agriculture extension services of marginalized farmers

Study on access to agriculture extension services of marginalized farmers: Strengthening NSAs to claim rights and services for extreme marginalized and socially excluded communities of Bangladesh

Oxfam, Published by Oxfam on 2014

An Endeavour to Make Food Secured

The project “Making Agriculture and Market Systems Work for Landless, Marginal and Smallholder Farmers in Bangladesh” aims to improve the food security and livelihoods of 15,000 vulnerable,...

Veena Khaleque, Published by Practical Action on 2013

Delivering decentralisation

This is an introductory leaflet to the project Delivering decentralization: slum dwellers' access to decision making for pro poor infrastructure services.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

Descubriendo a las Tecnólogas: Manual de Capacitación en Género y Tecnología

Desde hace algunas décadas se vienen realizando estudios acerca de los diferentes roles de mujeres y varones. Estos estudios han llegado a la conclusión de que varones y mujeres no se benefician de...

Sujatha Wijethilake;Priyanthi Fernando;Helen Appleton, Published by Practical Action on 2002

Disaster resistant sustainable a livelihoods

This presentation gives an introduction to Disaster Resistant Sustainable Livelihood Framework.

Ariyabandu, M.M., Published on 2005

Discovering Technologists: Women's and Men's Work at Village Level

Gender and technology training guidelines.

Priyanthi Fernando;Helen Appleton;Sujatha Wijethilake, Published by Practical Action on 2000

Dish wash සෑදීම

This technical brief includes the ingredients and the process of making dish wash.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2013

Green growth in Asia

This presentation describes the concept of " Green Growth"

Hidellage,V., Published on 2015

Gyaner Haat Knowledge Bazar of Practical Action

A regional Indian edition of  Agricultures Network LEISA India published about Gyaner Haat activities for the grassroot people

Islam, Faruk Ul Dr.;Bhuiyan, Kamrul Islam Md.;Aich, Saikat Shubra;Shamsuddula, A.M., Published by http://leisaindia.org/ on 2016

Implications of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) on the Sri Lankan electricity sector

Practical Action South Asia has been initiating research and advocating policy from a pro poor perspective on attempts to reform the electricity and water sectors, as well as in studying the World...

Piyatilake, A., Published on 2007

Maximising the Value of “Cash for Work”

Lessons from a Niger land recuperation project (CRS EARLI - Emergency Agricultural Recovery of Livelihoods Initiative)

Heather Dolphin, Published by Catholic Relief Services on 2012

Podcasting: Compartir el conocimiento a través de la grabación de voces nativas

How to use audio (MP3 files) to improve people's knowledge on a range of practical topics such as veterinary care.

David Grimshaw, Published by Practical Action on 2012

Report of the food flow mapping: Kesbewa urban area

This is the final report of study on food flow mapping and the objective of this study is to identify the main food items imported to Kesbewa from distance sources, and that can be produced locally...

Gunasekara J., Published on 2012

Sharing Local Content in Local Voices (Podcasting): A Guide to What? And How?

This guide helps you to share KnOwledge with people living in poverty, often in remote rural areas, who have no access to electricity, telecommunications or local radio.

David Grimshaw;Lawrence D. Gudza, Published by Practical Action on 2011

Social Impact Evaluation Project 'Fund for the Promotion of Micro-Hydro Power Stations (MHSP)'

This paper presents the social impact evaluation of the Project “Fund for the Promotion of Micro Hydro Power Stations (MHSP)”, which was carried out by Practical Action (then ITDG).

Julio Calderón Cockburn, Dr, Published by Practical Action on 2005

Standards and procedures for starting a new enterprise: principles & standards

This principles and standards explains the standards and procedures for starting a new enterprise.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

Technology challenging poverty

We live in a rapidly changing world. Technological advances are increasing our productivity and income, our quality of life and our life expectancy... in the developed world, that is. The truth is...

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2007

The Tomato crises: small scale production in a transitional agricultural economy: a policy outlook

This paper takes a critical look at how small producer problems are being addressed in a changing policy environment. The paper analyses the case of tomato producers and the problems they face as...

Ariyabandu, M.M.;Dhanapala, K., Published on 2002

Veterinary Manual المرشد البيطري

This book stands as manual to take care of animal health. It is written in ARabic. I gives importnat guides to Veterinary assitance as well the animal carers on how to take care of animals step

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Imam, Abdelazim, Published on 2009

Water reforms and the poor

This volume consists of two discussion papers that provide insights in addressing pro-poor concerns in water policy.

Kulatunga, G., Published on 2006

 

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