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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
News • Aug 09, 2018 11:26 BST
Practical Action Bangladesh’s climate change and flood resilience work has been featured on BBC Click, the BBC’s flagship technology programme.
News • Jul 04, 2018 13:46 BST
Practical Action will again be partnering with Zurich Insurance and other leading organisations from the academic and humanitarian development sector – to lead cutting-edge research, action and policy influence around floods and resilience.
News • May 21, 2018 11:26 BST
Practical Action has received an award for its work in implementing micro hydro systems in Nepal.
News • May 21, 2018 11:21 BST
Practical Action is using 3D printing and microcomputers to save lives when floods strike in Peru.