Practical Answers is an online technical information service that provides resourceful information on appropriate small-scale technologies that are easy to replicate and can be used to improve the lives of people living in poverty. The service was initiated by Practical Action an NGO that works in over 40 developing countries and uses appropriate technology to challenge poverty.
The resources range from energy, food and Agriculture,water and sanitation,disaster reduction, Climate Change, Markets, transport, new technologies, waste management, infrastructure, reconstruction and urban poverty. These technologies can be easily replicated.
A technical enquiry platform has also been developed to cater for extra information that one may need regarding the technologies or any other field. An online enquiry form is available on practical answers website where users fill in a form with the contact details and the technical enquiry. The requested practical information is therefore send to the enquirer via email, SMS or call back.
These forms are also available at the Maarifa Centres and one can get one-on-one response to technical enquiries.
For more information, visit Practical Answers website or their Knowledge-base.