25 Years Celebration Exhibition

Date: 24th & 25th of October 2013 | Time: 9.00 am to 8.00 pm | Venue: Mihilaka Medura, BMICH

Green Technology Village

This exhibition will be a great opportunity for you to learn and experience appropriate technologies on Biogas, Micro Hydro and Pico Hydro, Waste Management, Organic Agriculture, Disaster Management etc. This exhibition is opened for School and University Students, Academics, Micro Entrepreneurs and to the Public.

Addressing DRR through Gramasabha

Date: 23rd October 2013 | Time: 9.00 am to 12.00 noon | Venue: BMICH, Committee Room

Addressing Local Level Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Issues through Gramasabha

A workshop will be organized by Practical Action in collaboration with Ministry of Disaster Management and Ministry of Economic Development (Janasaba Secretariat) to brainstorm and explore the potential for effective integration of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change (CC) into local level development through Gramsabha. An active discussion is envisaged among the invited speakers and participants to frame an appropriate mechanism and process. In addition, participants would be able to hear from representatives from India, Pakistan, Nepal and Pakistan on similar experiences.

Session Objectives:

  • To explore potentials and possibilities of integrating DRR and Climate change issues within the Gramsaba framework for local level decision making/development planning processes.
  • To identify the process for effective integration of DRR and Climate change within the Gramsabha framework.
  • To develop collaborative plan to pilot test the process.

Register Before 21st October 2013

Selected the Venue

Organizing committee selected venue for the 25 Years Knowledge Sharing Exhibition & Janathakshan Launch

Organizing committee selected BMICH - Mihilaka Madura as the Venue for the 25 Years Knowledge Sharing Exhibition of Practical Action. The Mihilaka Madura (Eco Auditorium), the latest addition to the BMICH is an eco friendly hall with the comfort of the nature which can accommodate upto 400 participants.

Green Profitability

Date: 22nd October 2013 | Time: 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm | Venue: Hotel Renuka

GREEN PROFITABILITY Climate Change; Threats and Opportunities for Businesses

Climate change is a profound challenge to modern human civilization. Today businesses are affected by the current and projected impacts of climate change that have serious implications on value chains and risk management.


  • Impacts of climate change on respective businesses
  • Analysis of national and international trends in businesses in relation to climate change
  • Identify broad strategies to make the respective businesses climate Smart
  • Climate change related threats and identify opportunities to respective businesses

Target Group:

Middle and Top-level managers of manufacturing, marketing and service providing companies, Entrepreneurs.

Register Before 21st October 2013

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