Facing Contemporary Challenges of Development in Sri Lanka: Relevance of Schumacher’s Work

Small Is Beautiful - Schumacher E F

Schumarcher’s work in Sri Lanka

Practical Action in Sri Lanka

Practical Action (previously known as the Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG)) is a development charity registered in the United Kingdom which works directly in four regions of the developing world – Latin America, East Africa, Southern Africa and South Asia, with particular concentration on Peru, Kenya, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
In these countries, Practical Action works with poor communities to develop appropriate technologies in renewable energy, food production, agro-processing, sustainable transport,water, sanitation, small enterprise development, building and shelter, climate change adaptationand disaster risk reduction.
Lessons from Practical Action’s grassroots experience are spread through consultancy services, publishing activities, education resources, advocacy and an international technical enquiries service, Practical Answers

Practical Action is helping farmers in Sri Lanka install biogas units on their farmers to convert cow dung into an alternative power supply.

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