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Welcome to KM4Dev

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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December 2014

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Connectin Knowledge Management Platform

Connectin helps organizations rapidly launch a robust Knowledge Management platform that realizes economies of scale and results in a lower cost of ownership with a faster return on investment. With Connectin, organizations can readily offer user…
Dec 9
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Dec 9
Daria Fedoriv replied to Daria Fedoriv's discussion 'Knowledge Manager, Abt Associates' in the group KM4Dev Jobs Centre
"See attachment for full job description"
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Knowledge Manager at Abt Associates

Abt Associates is hiring a Knowledge Manager to lead technical activities associated with delivering and managing knowledge systems and tools. Apply online at More
Dec 9
Carey Kluttz added a discussion to the group KM4Dev Jobs Centre

WBG Seeking Learning Historian consultant

Dear colleagues, The World Bank Group is designing a new multi-year regional Integrated Leadership, Learning and Innovation (iLLI) program called “From Deals to Development: Enhancing Governance in New Producer Countries.” The team seeks a learning historian that will document the team’s learning and results throughout the design process and into implementation. Please see the attached…See More
Dec 9
Corinne Sprecher commented on Igabl Osman Mofereh's blog post 'farmers field schools'
"Hi Igabl Osman Mofereh! Do you know this ressource: It is part of the Global Good Practices in Rural Advisory Services Initiative by the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). Hope…"
Dec 9
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“Being the Change We Want To See” in Nepal


Fourteen year-old Subash Chaulagain from Shree Bal Byabasahi Secondary School in Kathmandu, Nepal was hesitant when ‘Civic Schools’, aSambhawana and Accountability Lab initiative, was introduced to his school. He expected it would be just another program with long lectures and…


Posted by Anne Sophie Lambert on December 6, 2014 at 8:39am

Do you want to help?

The NGO KFDWB is setting up a Technical Project Team. Please complete the recruitment form  to communicate your interest.

FKFDWB is actively seeking to co-operate with like-minded Human Development institutions, Agencies, Foundations, Universities, New Emerging Development Actors, Research Centres and Private Industries in the Design, Implementation and Funding of innovative Development Aid Support Project that supports the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the…


Posted by Amouzou Bedi on December 2, 2014 at 10:00am

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 — 1 Comment

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