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Plantation, Production and use of Biofuels at the community level in Sri Lanka

This publication is the result of the research, testing and subsequent information generated from stage 1 of the liquid bio-fuel project conducted by Practical Action and Technical Advisory Board on liquid bio-fuels in Sri Lanka.It is a compilation of the results and processes undertaken in the 4 key sections of harnessing bio-fuels: Plantation, oil expelling, processing and application.
ISBN:978-955-9417-50-7
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2009
Pages:iii,69
Price: LKR 250.00

Community Based Rural Transport Interventions

This publication on Rural Transport interventions is a compilation of selected studies and research papers produced by Practical Action through various consultants and internal staff, to share it's experience of rural transport interventions locally and Internationally.
ISBN:978-955-9417-42-2
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2007
Pages:XII,222
Price: LKR 200.00

Best Practices for Micro - Hydro Development

This book provides a through analysis of each stage of evolution of Micro Hydro in Sri Lanka and captures important lessons that are useful for planning and implementing of development programes. The book is based on a study carried out in 1999/2000 as a part of an I international study for Practical Action with the intension of establishing best practices for village hydro development. This is an ideal publication for development planners and implementers especially in the renewable energy sector.
ISBN:955-9417-18-5
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Pages:XV,116
Price: LKR 200.00

Participatory Training forDevelopment

This publication describes theory and practices of participatory adult training. It is a byproduct of participatory training and capacity building programmes conducted by Practical   Action under the post tsunami rebuilding programme.
ISBN:955-9417-24-X
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2006
Pages:XVIII, 382
Price: LKR 700.00

Gender Dimension in Disaster Management-A Guide for South Asia

This book aims to address the dearth of specific information on the subject of “gender issues in disasters”, particularly in the South Asian countries. The primary objective of compilling this guide is to introduce the subject, and to raise awareness in policy/decision makers and the many thousands of development workers across South Asia.
ISBN:955 9417 16 9
Medium: English, Sinhala, Tamil
Publisher: ITDG South Asia
Copyright:2003
Pages: 176

Price: Sinhala: LKR 300.00, Tamil: LKR 300.00, English: LKR 400.00

Assessing Participation - A debate from South  Asia

This is a collection of papers presented at a workshop organized by Duryog Nivaran in November 1999. It was
held in Colombo Sri Lank and hosted by Intermediate Technology Development Group.

Most of the contributors to the volume have come from people who have been sympathetic to the
notion of participation in development.

ISBN:81-220-0459-8
Medium: English
Publisher:Konark Publishers Pvt Ltd
Copyright:1996
Pages:VIII, 288
Price: LKR 300.00

Meeting the Challenge of Disasters

a collection of best practices and field experience on community centered disaster management. This compendium is a collection of good practices for disaster management. The case studies highlighted here are based on interventions that followed the above principles of community building and socio economic development to fight disasters. This compendium seeks to bridge the vacuum that exsists I n documentation of how community centred and decentralized approach to disaster management is applied and experienced on the ground in various parts of South Asia, Africa and even South America.
ISBN:955-9417-21-5
Medium: English
Publisher:ITDG – South Asia
Copyright:2005
Pages:50
Price: LKR 250.00

South Asian Women: Facing Disasters Securing Life

This is a collection of papers which address gender issues in disasters from an 'alternative perspectige' of disasters and development
ISBN:955-639-000-6
Medium: English
Publisher:ITDG – South Asia
Copyright:1997
Pages:75
Price: LKR 200.00

Is a Community based Micro -Hydro Electrification scheme suitable for your village?

Without a basic knowledge it is hard for any person to assess whether a village could have a potential to generate electricity from a micro-hydro scheme to meet their electricity needs. some fundamental aspects have to be considered and basic calculations have to be made. this booklet helps a lay person to understand and gain an idea as to whether their village has a potential to meet its own electricity needs through a community based micro- hydro village electrification scheme
ISBN: 978-955-9417-47-7
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2009
Pages:27
Price: LKR 100.00

Technology & Approach - Community based Micro - Hydro Village Electrification Schemes

This booklet is designed for the decision makers (non-energy specialists) and the future generation to understand the basic science and technology behind community based micro-hydro village electrification schemes.
ISBN: 978-955-9417-49-1
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2009
Pages:27
Price: LKR 100.00

Operation & Maintenance of Community Based Micro-Hydro Electrification schemes

This booklet provides basic instructions and advice on how to keep a community based micro-hydro village electrification scheme up and running. It helps the community understand the technology, inculcating the required knowledge in order to provide uninterrupted and quality electricity supply to the village. It is recommended that this booklet is used in conjunction with the 'Community Based Micro-Hydro Schemes - Technology & Approach' booklet.
ISBN: 978-955-9417-48-4
Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2009
Pages:27
Price: LKR 100.00

Towards Resilient Cities: A guidance  note on engaging urban poor

 
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Medium: English
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:
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Price: LKR

Ecological Solutions for Flush Toilet failures

This book is an awareness raising tool on ecological sanitation options. This can be used with and by government and NGOs, health workers, planners,water and sanitation workers as the basis for discussion on water,sanitation, health, hygiene,agriculture, environment,urban development and pollution issues. Many of the pictures in this book can be used as posters
ISBN: 0-9547873-0-7
Medium: English, Sinhala, Tamil
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2004
Pages:XIII, 76
Price: LKR 150.00

ප්‍රජා දායකත්ව ගිණුම් සංග්‍රහය

The primary aim of this hand book is to asses the contribution of the community  in the development process by accounting their contribution. This book describes about the different types of accounts which has to be maintained by community based organizations in detail with examples.
ISBN: 978-955-9417-43-9
Medium: Sinhala
Publisher:Practical Action
Copyright:2008
Pages:110
Price: LKR 200.00
 

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Janathakshan Project

Practical Action Regional Office (Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan),

No 05, Lionel Edirisinghe Mawatha,

Colombo-5, Sri Lanka.

 

Tel : 94-11-2829412

Fax : 94-11-2856188

Email : janathakshan@practicalaction.org.lk