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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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September 2014

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Sophie Treinen is now friends with Cortney Price, Okey Noke, Liya Dejene and Cleona Wallace
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"Invitation à participer :: Cafe-LAB des connaissances :: 25 Septembre 2014 :: Apprentissage et Innovation aujourd'hui ::"
Nigina Baykabulova is now a member of knowledge management for development
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KM4Dev community - funding models

This group is meant to attract anyone interested to contribute actively and creatively to develop long term and sustainable funding models to finance our community:how to fund our core management needs;how to fund our activities world wide;how to indentify sponsors to co-finance participation in events of members with little means.Discussion and decision making on funding models is coordinated by the KM4Dev Core Group.See More
Minu Mittal left a comment for John Emeka Akude
"Dear John Emeka,  I am currently working in Chicago, Looking myself for connect in UNDP. It is exicitng to note that you will be in NYC to do some close work with them. I would like to stay in touch, and keep you posted if I hear back on few…"
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"Hey Minu, do you have any contacts with UNDP Knowledge Management staff? Probably in Teamworks? I am planning on visiting UNDP in NYC to study their KM concept more indepth and would somebody there to guide me when I visit? Any help from you…"
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Ewen Le Borgne commented on SarahCummings's group 'KM4D Journal'
"PLEASE NOTE!!! Authors of issue 11.1 on facilitation - that the notification about abstracts being approved or not is likely to be sent out on friday 19 september instead of monday 15 september. Thank you for your understanding, Best, Ewen Le…"
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Minu Mittal commented on UN KM's group 'KM4Dev-UN'
"Happy to find and join this group. I have been working in the knowledge industry for more than 10 years now, and also about to complete my M.S. from Columbia University in the field. I am specializing in Knowledge Networking and social…"
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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

Blog Posts

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…


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…


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.

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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