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Integrated approaches to improving the urban environment in Asia

The project aims to reduce environmental threats to the health and livelihoods of urban slum dwellers, thus helping to reduce poverty in four towns in Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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Improving the urban environment with organisations of poor women and men

Practical Action Southern Africa is working with organisations of poor women and men building their capacity to improve their environment through community based waste management.

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Sustainable waste management

This project’s objective was to improve the health and environmental conditions of poor communities in four municipalities of Nepal through the adoption of a community-based, sustainable waste management system.

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Improved water and sanitation services

Like most slums, the main challenge in Mukuru, Nairobi, is the basic lack of water points and toilets. By building relationships between slum residents, local water vendors and the local water company, Practical Action is helping to improve access to safe water and sanitation.

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Improving the urban environment in Africa

This project aimed to improve the livelihoods of poor women and men through developing sustainable, community-managed models of water, sanitation and waste management.

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