Practical Action’s vision is of a world free of poverty and injustice in which technology is used to the benefit of all.We strive towards this vision by working together with poor communities. We actively share knowledge and seek to influence the policy and practice of others to build greater benefits for all.
The South Asian region comprises India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, The Maldives and Afghanistan. It accounts for 14% of the world urban population and by 2050 most of the population of South Asian countries will be residing in urban areas. However the future for South Asia is greater urban population although most parts of individual countries are rural in nature. Urban population of South Asian Region Urbanisation has happened unevenly. Some megacities have a high concentration of urban population […]
Just over a week ago 80 people converged in Edinburgh for two days of inspiration, collaboration and passionate debate about our shared future and how technology will shape it. What would a world with fairer access to technology look and feel like? What would it take to end the use of technology that harms others and the planet. How must the nature of innovation change to support this? Expert speakers helped us navigate through these huge, complex and at times […]