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Pumpkin growing using sandbar cropping technique
Practical Action
Concern Worldwide) and other local NGOs (23 staff from 13 Local NGOs from 10 districts have
been formally trained through Training of Trainers, ToT, courses) in the other parts of the country
have replicated the practice with the technical assistance of Practical Action Bangladesh.
External links and references
Khan A.U.R, Reza I. 2012. Accessing and Retaining Access to the Sandbars by the
Extreme Poor: Experiences from the Practical Action Project. Shiree Working paper
number 9. Practical Action Bangladesh.
Chowdhury A.N.I, Bepary N.C. 2009. Transforming Lands, Transforming Lives. Sandbar
Cropping: An Appropriate Solution for Millions Living on the Edge of Mighty Rivers in
Bangladesh, Practical Action Bangladesh.
Shiree (Stimulating Household Improvements Resulting in Economic Development):
Coping with disasters:
Pumpkin Growing using Sandbar Cropping was written by Amruta Khatavkar with
technical editing from AZM Nazmul Islam Chowdhury and Nirmal Chandra Bepary
of Practical Action Bangladesh, July 2012.
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