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URL: http://www.practicalaction.org/

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Founded

1965-05 London UK

History

May 1965, London (UK), as Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG), by Dr E F Schumacher, as a primarily UK body. Also known as IT International. UK Registered Charity: 247257. EU Transparency Register: 13386822830-30.

Aims

Ensure a secure, fulfilling and dignified way of life to people in poverty by increasing grassroots access to appropriate technology, information and knowledge; provide technical assistance to Third World small and micro enterprises. Concerns: diffusion of technology; environmental sustainability of small-scale industries; factors influencing development of technological capacity of small-scale producers.

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Structure

Includes 2 wholly owned subsidiaries: Practical Action Consultants; Practical Action Publishing. Technical Enquiry Unit.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

XF5044

Last News

2018

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