Practical Action


We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.


LAYA


Empowerment of marginalised communities for assertion of their rights and to promote relevant sustainable alternatives at the grassroots level.


Solar Cookers International


Solar Cookers International improves human and environmental health by supporting the expansion of effective carbon-free solar cooking in world regions of greatest need. SCI leads through advocacy, research, and strengthening the capacity of the global solar cooking movement.


Landesa


Landesa (Rural Development Institute) is an international non-governmental organization that fights poverty and provides opportunity and security for the rural people living in extreme poverty through the power of land rights. The impacts of secure land rights cut across the spectrum of global development and human rights concerns– from health to economic growth, from women’s… Read More


Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)


WOTR works to empower communities in India through integrated watershed development on a sustainable basis. WOTR trains villagers to regenerate their watersheds by trapping and making full use of their scarce rainfall which not only vastly increases agricultural yield but enriches economies with greater opportunities and standards of living. WOTR is also an active member… Read More


Global Forest Coalition


The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) is an international coalition of NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations defending social justice and the rights of forest peoples. The coalition participates in international forest policy meetings and advocacy campaigns, including contributions to the Agricultural Work Programme debates at the UNFCCC, and is a key member of the Environmental NGO… Read More


ENERGIA, part of the ETC Foundation


ENERGIA works in Africa and Asia with gender and energy networks to build sustainability of energy services and human development opportunities for both women and men. In 2009 ENERGIA co-coordinated an international alliance to include gender considerations and language in the negotiation process towards the COP negotiations in Copenhagen; achieving the first ever gender responsiveness… Read More