Commitment to Action

People and Technology: Transforming Lives

Commitment by

Practical Action

In 2008, Practical Action committed to expand its program of work for poor people living in fragile rural environments in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America by 50 percent by 2012. Practical Action will work to create sustainable livelihoods in agriculture through better natural resource management, engagement of poor communities in disaster risk reduction planning, and promote the use of technology as a tool in building resilience to disaster.

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Commitment

People and Technology: Transforming Lives

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$27,000,000

Region

Asia, Africa, Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

BANGLADESH, KENYA, NEPAL, PERU, SRI LANKA, SUDAN, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE

Commitment by

Practical Action

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

UK Department For International Development (DFID), European Commission