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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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Grasslands Strategic Ward Plan

The objectives of war based planning are: a) improving the effectiveness of ongoing local initiative through participation in decision-making, implementation and monitoring, b) Harmonizing new

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

Integrated approaches to urban development

This report documents the proceedings of an international workshop held on 7-8 December 2005 in Nairobi. The workshop was a landmark event for Practical Action's work on urban poverty. It aimed

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Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2005

Turning information into empowerment:

This project works to ensure that gender is integrated into energy issues in Africa by strengthening the human and institutional capacity within and beyond the Africa Gender and Energy Network,

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

Masaba Strategic Ward Plan

The specific objectives of this plan are to: • Provide a framework to guide the implementation of social, economic, and physical development, • Identify priority issues requiring

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

Hospital Strategic Ward Plan

The specific objectives of this plan are to: • Provide a framework to guide the implementation of social, economic, and physical development, ·Identify priority issues requiring

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

Mumia Strategic Ward Plan

The objectives of ward based planning are: • Improving the effectiveness of ongoing local initiatives through participation in decision-making, implementation and monitoring,

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

Webuye Strategic Ward Plan

The objective of ward based planning is. a) Improving the effectiveness of ongoing local initiative through participation in decision-making, implementation and monitoring, b) Harmonizing new

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

Lessos Strategic Ward Plan

The general objective of this strategy is to prepare an integrated Plan for Lessos Ward as a basis for resource mobilization and implementation of specific prioritized projects and to provide an

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

Milimani Strategic Ward Plan

The objective of ward based planning are: 1) Improving the effectiveness of ongoing local initiatives though participation in decision making implementation and monitoring, 2). harmonizing new

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

Kibomet Strategic Ward Plan

This plan covers the entire Kibomet ward, within the Municipal Council. For the purposes of the plan, the ward has been taken as the planning unit in formulating, adopting, implementing and

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

Tuwan Strategic Ward Plan

This plan covers the entire Tuwan Ward, within the Municipal Council. For the purposes of this plan, the ward has been taken as the planning unit in formulating, adopting, implementing and

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

প্রশিক্ষণ ম্যানুয়েল নগর সুপরিচালন ব্যবস্থাপনা

এই প্রশিক্ষণ ম্যানুয়েলের প্রধান লক্ষ্য হলো, সংশ্লিষ্ট সকলের মধ্যে সচেতনতা গড়ে তোলার মাধ্যমে বাংলাদেশে বিকেন্দ্রীভূত নগর সুপরিচালন ব্যবস্থাকে উৎসাহিত করা। এর ফলে যেন অনুন্নত এলাকাবাসীর ক্ষমতায়ন ঘটে...

Practical Action, Bangladesh, Published on 2016

Ending Child Marriage The Way Forward

Child marriage is a violation of their rights guaranteed under the Constitution of Bangladesh and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). There are over 60 million children in

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Sayeed, Shahzada;Guha, Soumya;Ruma, Jannatul Ferdous;Zaman, Tania Nusrat;Akter, Nasima, Published on 2016

Food Security for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh

The Policy Brief is prepared based on experiences of partner organisations in the northern and southern regions of Bangladesh and the food security framework i.e. food accessibility, availability,...

Alauddin, S M;Miah, Md. A. Halim;Islam, Faruk Ul Dr.;Bhuiyan, Muhammad Mahbubul Islam;Nahar, Nurun, Published on 2016

TECHNICAL BRIEF participatory planning for inclusive urban governance

Practical Action Bangladesh have implemented a four-year long (2012 - 2016) multi-country (Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka) project named Integrated Urban Development (IUD)-II project, focusing...

Practical Action, Bangladesh, Published on 2016

Heavenly Food

This book contains a collection of jack fruit processing techniques which help us to enjoy jack dishes in various forms. Besides it also help us to understand the lives of many people.

Rajakarunanayake, S. (ed), Published on 1994

තාක්ෂණවේදීන් සොයමු

This video is on women and technology.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

ප්‍රජා සහභාගීත්ව යටිතල පහසුකම් සංවර්ධන යෝජනාවලිය: නිකවැරටිය ප්‍රාදේශීය සභා බලප්‍රදේශය

This is an integrated village development plan for "Nikeweratiya" Provincial Council developed with the community participation.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2014

ප්‍රජා සහභාගීත්ව යටිතල පහසුකම් සංවර්ධන වැඩසටහන: පානීය ජල ව්‍යාපෘතිය, දිගන්නෑව

This video is on the "Digennewa" Drinking water project implemented by Practical Action Sri Lanka under the Participatory Infrastructure Development Programme.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

Women who challenge the experts

This case study describes how a woman engaged in small scale cashew processing in Gampaha district of Sri Laka benefited from the introduction of new drier to improve the quality of their cashew...

Hidellage, V., Published on 1997

 

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