The Latin America Bureau amplifies the voices of those fighting for social justice in Latin America by reporting from the viewpoint of the region’s poor and marginalised communities, its indigenous peoples, women’s groups and trade unions, and its ethnic minorities and faith communities, and by bringing to light their stories of resistance and their campaigns for change.
Practical Action Publishing are the international distributors of LAB books (excluding North America).
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Oxfam GB publishes a range of books, journals, reports, training resources, videos, and policy papers. Through its publishing, Oxfam sets out to communicate its policy research, advocacy messages, and programme experience, and to be an active contributor to current debates in development.
Practical Action Publishing are the exclusive European distributors of Oxfam Books.
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)/ Centre de Recherches pour le Developpement International (CRDI), Ottowa, Canada, is a leading publisher of international development literature since 1971, and is Canada's main research agency on development issues. They publish the results of IDRC-supported research on global and regional issues related to sustainable and equitable development in English, French and Spanish. IDRC contributes to the body of knowledge on development issues to further the cause of global understanding and equity.
Practical Action Publishing are the exclusive European distributors of IDRC Books.
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The Water, Engineering and Development Centre, Institute of Development Engineering, Loughborough, UK publications include books, manuals, academic papers, conference proceedings, reports, articles, projects, and case studies published either by WEDC or though other international publishers.
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The Sphere Project is a programme of the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) and InterAction with VOICE, ICRC and ICVA. The project was launched in 1997 to develop a set of universal minimum standards in core areas of humanitarian assistance. The aim of the project is to improve the quality of assistance provided to people affected by disasters, and to enhance the accountability of the humanitarian system in disaster response. In support of their activities, Sphere Project produces several operational guides and training materials in a variety of languages including English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic.
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We also publish a companion standard to the Sphere Handbook, the Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS)
The Swiss Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology and Management (SKAT), St. Gallen, Switzerland, founded in 1978, is one of the original European development agencies to emerge from the 'Small is Beautiful' movement. Over the years SKAT has become the leading Swiss consultancy firm working internationally in the field of rural and urban infrastructure. SKAT's main areas of focus are Water and Sanitation, Architecture and Building, Urban Development, and Transport Infrastructure.
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The National Resources Institute, Greenwich, UK publishes affordable books on agricultural development in support of sustainable livelihoods. Based on sound scientific and socio-economic research, these books range from offering advice to policy makers and natural resource managers through to extension material for use at grass roots level.
Practical Action Publishing are the exclusive worldwise trade distributors for NRI Publications.
INTRAC is a not-for-profit organisation. Their mission is to strengthen the effectiveness of civil society to challenge poverty and inequality, empowering people to gain control over their own future. For 25 years our expert consultants, trainers and researchers have been building the skills and knowledge of CSOs and influencing civil society policy and practice. INTRAC Publications seeks to disseminate findings obtained through its integrated training, research and consultancy programme, based on NGO development experience. Practical Action Publishing are the exclusive European and North American trade distributors of INTRAC Publications.