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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.


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KM4Dev Scholars

Km4dev scholars is a group for people interested in sharing, feeding back and fostering scholar activities: theoretical or conceptual discussions, peer review of papers, organisation of academic spaces.    See More
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East Africa Share Fair: Knowledge Exchange to Accelerate Progress Toward FP2020’s Goal at Kibo Palace Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania

September 10, 2014 to September 11, 2014
A USAID-funded East Africa Share Fair: Knowledge Exchange to Accelerate Progress Toward FP2020’s Goal will be held in Arusha, Tanzania, September 10-11, 2014. The gathering will include a limited number of people from both private and public sectors working in family planning to achieve progress toward the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) goal in the East Africa region. Participants will include key stakeholders and implementers, such as FP2020 representatives, IBP partners and USAID regional and…See More
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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
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Km4dev scholars is a group for people interested in sharing, feeding back and fostering scholar activities: theoretical or conceptual discussions, peer review of papers, organisation of academic spaces.    See More
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Collaborative Research

This group is intended as a discussion space for collaborative research projects where people in different contexts work together to address issues they are interested in.Potential topics have been gathered here: http://www.allourideas.org/grunewaldtopics/resultsSee More
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John Gray posted an event

Postgraduate Certificate in Defending Human Rights at Online part-time Postgraduate programme

September 29, 2014 at 6pm to July 2, 2015 at 7pm
Specifically targeted at those who are already working in human rights defending and who want to build their knowledge and practical skills needed for effective human rights work under challenging circumstances.A part-time programme designed for human rights defenders and related practitioners, running from September 2014 to July 2015Scholarships available to cover 50% of feesOnline teaching by tutors and guest lecturers with practical field experienceModules in International Human Rights Law…See More
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Save the Children Knowledge Management Fall Internship

Fall Health & Nutrition Global Initiative Knowledge Management Intern SummaryThe Health & Nutrition Global initiative team of Save the Children in Washington, DC seeks a recent undergraduate or current graduate student for a part or full-time (20-35 hrs/week) fall internship.  The intern will work under the supervision of the Senior Specialist for Knowledge Management with oversight from the Senior Director. The intern will focus on knowledge management tasks for the Global…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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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."

Yennenga Kompaoré, Performances, Burkina Faso

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

Marcelo Yamada, Promon Engenharia, Brasil

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What is facilitation, and how can it add value?

This article was first written for ACEVO Consulting and published in December 2011. I hope that readers who are not themselves Third Sector leaders will also find it helpful. See also…

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Posted by Martin Gilbraith on July 23, 2014 at 6:21am — 2 Comments

Project staff evaluation

Dear all,

I believe that it is very important that every Project Implementation Unit is able (and allowed) to evaluate its performance not only in terms of outreach but also in terms of performance of the staff involved, at every level. In conducting this evaluation (and auto-evaluation) the organization will become stonger and stronger (for example, weakness could be identified and "fixed" with ad hoc…

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Posted by Cecilia Ruberto on June 22, 2014 at 6:29pm

Development Impact and You: Practical Tools to Trigger and Support Social Innovation

This is a toolkit on how to invent, adopt or adapt ideas that can deliver better results. It’s quick to use, simple to apply, and designed to help busy people working in development. 

http://diytoolkit.org/

Posted by Lissette C. Bernal-Cruz on June 11, 2014 at 8:47am — 1 Comment

Mixing world cafe and multi-stakeholder platform for knowledge generation

Both world café and multi-stakeholder platforms (MSP) are interactive knowledge processes where the participants share their knowledge with each other. Mixing world café and MSP together works wonder to bring about change in the betterment of the sector.

Read my blog post for details.  

Posted by Sanjib Kumar Chaudhary on May 29, 2014 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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