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Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) is a community of international development practitioners who are interested in knowledge management and knowledge sharing issues and approaches.

Our main communication forum is the KM4dev Dgroup.

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This Ning site is our community site - along with our knowledge repository - where all knowledge management enthusiasts and development practitioners are connected. Please feel free to join this site, but remember the main discussion takes place on the km4dev-l on dGroups. Now also with a web interface.

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November 2014

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AHM Bazlur Rahman and Felix Zanichkovskiy are now friends
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Our Voice Our Power: Empowering Women through Community Media in Bangladesh

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) represents the community electronic media [Community Radio | Community TV | Community Film] sector to Government, Industry, Regulatory Bodies, Media, Academia and Development Partners from 2000. BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and…See More
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KM4Dev Jobs Centre

The KM4Dev Jobs Centre is a community marketplace to post job ads related to KM for Development and for members who are looking for work and want to offer their services.
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Social media for Development

SOME4D brings together all who are interested in social media usage for international aid and development by Dutch based organisations.See More
Nov 19
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Profile Iconlaura pirocanac and Taposhi Rabeya Ankhi joined knowledge management for development
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KM4D Journal

This is a place where latest news of the KM4D Journal is available but also where we also have discussions of articles.See More
Nov 18
Michael Lewis commented on Anand Sheombar's group 'Social media for Development'
"Involved in setting up a CoP and wanting to benefit from others' experience in doing so, I am here in search of answers, perspectives and suggestions.  I will contribute as our project grows. Michael"
Nov 18
Michael Lewis joined Anand Sheombar's group

Social media for Development

SOME4D brings together all who are interested in social media usage for international aid and development by Dutch based organisations.See More
Nov 18
ALEJANDRO BALANZO commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"Hi everybody! Seems that we've been busy for a while. I have something to share, would you like to give it a try before the end of the year? Raise your hands and we'll make it work! Cheers! Alejandro "
Nov 18
Profile Iconfiona hiscocks, eman alwrafi and Isabel Crabtree-Condor joined knowledge management for development
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Janet Abaneka is now a member of knowledge management for development
Nov 14
Paul J Corney posted a status
"A few blog posts on Knowledge Capture & Retention inspired by a Middle East trip and research by Columbia University."
Nov 13

What KM4Dev members say...

"I feel so moved by all the positive reactions I received every day since I posted my request. Just as if I have numerous secret hidden friends ready to give a hand ! It's a feeling not easy to express ; the kind of strength you sense when you're not alone and that makes you dare and never afraid of taking new challenges... merci beaucoup."

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"I’m proud of being part of this collaborative community.  Thank you all."

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Blog Posts

How to make knowledge management language agnostic

We all would have dealt with establishing a knowledge portal that can serve as central repository for documents, discussion boards, wikis, etc. What if a few units are not able to leverage the wealth of knowledge and learnings from the portal due to language differences. More often than note the portal is in English (at times translated into couple of other languages). I need your insights on 2…


Posted by Minu Mittal on November 9, 2014 at 6:08pm

farmers field schools

Farmers Field School is one of successful extension methods

How can we used it for knowledge management??

I need real expertise in this field spacial from Africa countries!!  …


Posted by Igabl Osman Mofereh on October 26, 2014 at 3:20am

Did you know it was 'Open Access Week' and also 'International Facilitation Week'?

Check out some more about these two events and why it's a great idea to combine the two (from the ILRI practice):

Feel free to share your own experiences and to join in the events for these two special events in the same week :)

Posted by Ewen Le Borgne on October 22, 2014 at 4:42am

CGIAR and partners 'Facilitation Survey - Please help us and fill it out by 20 October :)

Dear all, 

A number of CGIAR KM/comms/learning folks (Cristina Sette, Peter Ballantyne, Petr Kosina, Michael Victor and myself, under the lead of Simone Staiger and with inputs from a couple of others including Nadia Manning-Thomas) have developed a survey for which we would love to get answers from CGIAR folks and partners (involved in CGIAR events) by October 21:…


Posted by Ewen Le Borgne on October 13, 2014 at 4:27am

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