News • Apr 12, 2019 09:36 BST
Climate change experts at Practical Action have welcomed the International Development Secretary’s climate warning and are calling for investment in ingenious solutions to make the world’s poorest more resilient to disasters caused by climate change.
News • Apr 02, 2019 11:25 BST
The aid community must change their approach to face a new climate reality, avoid massive loss of life and protect millions of dollars’ of investment in development work.
Press releases • Mar 25, 2019 14:53 GMT
The Global Distributors Collective (GDC), a collective of over 100 last mile distribution companies coordinated by Practical Action, which aims to help make life-changing products affordable and available to all, today launched its pioneering Innovation Challenge.
News • Mar 22, 2019 12:46 GMT
Practical Action has released emergency funds to enable staff in Malawi and Zimbabwe assess damage and work with communities affected by Cyclone Idai to rebuild so they are more resilient to climate change in future
News • Mar 18, 2019 19:13 GMT
Practical Action has been announced as the winner of the BOND collaboration award, which recognises the importance of effective relationships and collaborations across the international development sector to create transformational change on a global level.
News • Mar 18, 2019 08:27 GMT
Practical Action Publishing has been crowned the Midlands regional winner of the first ever British Book Awards: Small Press of the Year Award at the London Book Fair at Olympia, now in its 48th year.
News • Mar 12, 2019 11:09 GMT
Practical Action has been shortlisted for a BOND collaboration award, which recognises the importance of effective relationships and collaborations across the international development sector to create transformational change on a global level .
Press releases • Feb 19, 2019 14:51 GMT
Practical Action have launched a brand new challenge aimed at Isle of Man students which is designed to show how solar energy can transform the lives of African farmers. Running alongside it is a design competition which could earn the winning school £100 worth of STEM kit.
News • Feb 15, 2019 09:46 GMT
Practical Action has been awarded a grant of €6.4 million by the IKEA Foundation to help smallholder farmers in Kenya.
News • Jan 22, 2019 14:17 GMT
Climate change and protests underline why Practical Action's long term development approach is vital to addressing the huge problems currently faced by the country. Staff call for the UK public to support the Planting for Progress appeal after first dry Christmas in the country for decades.
News • Jan 17, 2019 13:39 GMT
Practical Action has been awarded the World Soil Day Award (WSDA) 2018 by the UN General Assembly, for organising the best World Soil Day celebration in 2017 raising awareness of soil rejuvenation.
Press releases • Dec 11, 2018 12:38 GMT
Practical Action has begun its search for a new Chair of Trustees as its current chair Helena Molyneux comes to the end of her six-year term of service.
News • Dec 06, 2018 13:28 GMT
Hundreds of millions more people will fall into poverty unless rapid action is taken to prevent a 1.5 degree rise in global temperatures, says Practical Action’s climate change expert Jonathan Casey.
Press releases • Nov 21, 2018 08:30 GMT
Global innovator Practical Action, alongside partners Hystra and BoP Innovation Center, is today launching the Global Distributors Collective (GDC), which aims to help make life-changing products affordable and available to all.
News • Oct 25, 2018 12:27 BST
Award-winning photographer Tom Oldham officially launched an exhibition of his photography at The Prince’s Foundation in Shoreditch this week.
News • Sep 15, 2018 11:53 BST
Warwickshire-based international development organisation, Practical Action is to move to Rugby town centre.