Practical Action Publishing
Practical Action Publishing challenges poverty through the global distribution of knowledge and technologies. Our international development policy, practice, and research publications aim to stimulate discussion, strengthen peoples’ capabilities and promote sustainable change. Practical Action Publishing is a not-for-profit enterprise working in alignment with the international development work pursued by Practical Action, since 1974.
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Who Counts? Jeremy Holland
"While “Who Counts?” focuses on international projects, its take-home lessons resonate with anyone working on engaging community. Some of the methodologies described would be easily transferred to domestic settings, and could be an improvement on the way we are engaging (particularly in non-urban settings).
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- Jocelyn Hittle, Associate Director , PlaceMatters
The Challenges of Urban Ecological Sanitation Arno Rosemarin, Jennifer R. McConville, Amparo E. Flores, Zhu Qiang
People are filthy creatures, and any well-planned city should take this into account. The Challenges of Urban Ecological Sanitation discusses urban planning and the role that improving sanitation plays in achieving community harmony. Focusing on the projects of Erdos Eco-Town Project, a city in
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- James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief , Library Bookwatch