Food and Livelihood Security: Lesson Learning Study including Community Extension Bangladesh Country Study Report

During 2007 a desk review was carried out of Practical Action’s projects and programmes to address critical aspects of food and livelihood insecurity . Whilst approaches had changed over the decades, it was possible to pull out interlinked areas of capacity strengthening which had helped build the self reliance and reduced the vulnerability of food insecure populations living in marginal areas.

Related Documents

Prioritizing marginalized producers: Practical Action's approach to food and livelihood security

Practical Action's approach to addressing the food and livelihood insecurity of such marginalized small-scale producers is to work with the people to build their capabilities for innovation and adaptation; improve their access to a wide range of...

Bridging the gap between resource-poor farmers and extension services: The role of community based extensions

Over the past two decades, the NGO, Practical Action, has implemented a range of food and livelihoods projects with farmers in some of the most marginalised areas of Africa, Latin America and South Asia. A key component of these projects has been...

Usefulness and Sustainability of Weather Boards and Knowledge Nodes in Karnali

Nepal Flood Resilience Project (NFRP), as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA), has included knowledge node and weather advisory services through Practical Answers as one of the major components of resilience building of flood...

Summary report of the high-level workshop on scaling up agroecology to achieve the SDGs

The aim of this workshop was to explore the potential of agroecology to achieve growth, resilience,poverty reduction and food security with a range of development organisations from civil society, research and government, in the context of the...

PPEO 2018 summary report - Achieving Inclusive Energy Access at Scale

Briefing paper summarising key findings and recommendations from the Poor People's Energy Outlook (PPEO) 2018 report. In this edition of the PPEO, we explore six case study programmes from various geographies and across the clean cooking,...

Nexus between Productive End Uses and Sustainability of Micro Hydro Power Plants

The video showcases the productive end-uses of MHPs creating win-win situation to MHPs and its users, while contributing to rural livelihood improvement and also increase revenue of MHPs contributing for smooth operation and maintenance leading to...


Practical Action Publishing

Practical Action Publishing logo

Discover more publications, journals, books and digital collections by
Practical Action Publishing, the specialist development publishers.

To obtain permission to reuse or reproduce any of this material, please
contact Practical Action Publishing


Practical Answers

Check out Practical Action's technical information service for toolkits, technology design briefs and much more


Your gift makes a real difference

With a regular or single gift, you can support our work with poor people in developing countries.

We use cookies to provide a consistent user experience and analyse how to improve our sites Our cookie policy