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From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States Can Change the World 2ed

by Duncan Green Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2012
ISBN:
9781853397417
Format:
Pb+ 488 pages

Seismic events have convulsed global markets since 2008, when this book was first published, and world news has been full of stories...

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Basic Accounting for Community Organizations and Small Groups: A practical guide

by John Cammack Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9781853398216
Format:
Pb+ 230 pages

The success of any venture, whatever its size, depends on proper financial control. This book offers a step-by-step guide to basic...

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Sustainable Cities: Local Solutions in the Global South

by Melanie Robertson Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
03/2012
ISBN:
9781853397233
Format:
Pbk 192 pages

As urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent problems, understanding the links between sustainability...

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Motors as Generators for Micro-Hydro Power 2ed

by Nigel Smith Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9781853396458
Format:
Pbk 112 pages

New edition of this useful and practical handbook.* This is a guide to the use of induction motors for electricity generation...

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Sustainability Handbook for D and T Teachers

by Ian Capewell Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
01/2008
ISBN:
9781853396700
Format:
Pbk 168 pages

Most people are now aware of their eco-footprint and the need to cut carbon emissions. Local councils have set up recycling schemes,...

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What's Wrong with Microfinance?

by Thomas Dichter and Malcolm Harper Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
07/2007
ISBN:
9781853396670
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

Micro-finance has been a long-lived development fashion and in 2005 it enjoyed the accolade of a UN International Year. Many of...

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Designing and Building Mini and Micro Hydro Power Schemes

by Luis Rodriguez and Teodoro Sanches Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
06/2011
ISBN:
9781853396465
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Small hydro power installations have the potential to provide a renewable supply of energy to people in remote, hilly communities,...

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Women's Leadership and Participation: Case Studies on Learning for Action

by Joanna Hoare and Fiona Gell Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9781853396960
Format:
Pbk 146 pages

Women are often denied the right to participate in decision-making, whether as active citizens, or as leaders. In particular,...

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Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development

by Ian Scoones Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781853398759
Format:
Pb+ 168 pages

The message of Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development is clear: livelihoods approaches are an essential lens on questions...

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Practical Guide to Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Technicians

by Jean-Paul Louineau Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9781853396595
Format:
Pbk 100 pages

This book is an essential manual for all technicians working to assist with access to electricity in non-grid rural areas. Produced...

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Lessons from Aceh: Key considerations in post-disaster reconstruction

by Jo da Silva Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
01/2010
ISBN:
9781853397004
Format:
Pbk 96 pages

The Indian Ocean tsunami on 26 December 2004 devastated the coastline in Aceh province on the northern tip of Indonesia leaving...

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From Clients to Citizens: Communities Changing the Course of their Own Development

by Alison Mathie and Gordon Cunningham Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9781853396731
Format:
Pbk 400 pages

Communities worldwide act on their own initiative, drawing ontheir own resources of leadership and solidarity, and in spite...

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Rethink, Retool, Reboot: Technology as if people and planet mattered

by Simon Trace Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9781853399053
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

Technology underpins human development. We need it to provide the very basics of a minimum standard of life – food, water, shelter,...

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What Works for the Poorest? Knowledge, Targeting, Policies and Practices

by David Hulme, David Lawson, Karen Moore and Imran Matin Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9781853396908
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

Poverty reduction has become the central goal of development policies over the last decade but there is a growing realization...

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Understanding Climate Change Adaption: Lessons from Community-Based Approaches

by Jon Ensor and Rachel Berger Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9781853396830
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

Poor people living in regions affected by fluctuating temperatures and rainfall, sea level rise, flooding and drought bear the...

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