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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.

To join the discussion, send a blank email to: join.km4dev-l@dgroups.org

This Ning site is our community site (along with our knowledge repository http://wiki.km4dev.org), 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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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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"Dan, here an interesting keynote, by Kuhlmann: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_y5LTXuk9A&feature=youtu.be "
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ALEJANDRO BALANZO commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"Hi Dan, I know Kuhlmann and Rip had done some reflections on STI policymaking about 'the challenge to address grand challenges'. I think we should strive to go beyond STI sector, however is a good signal there is something going on there.…"
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SA-GE - KM4Dev Francophone

Ce groupe est un espace de discussion, de préparation et de réflection pour les francophones et francophiles de KM4dev.SA-GE utilise également comme outil de communication un Dgroup: See More
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Sebastiao Mendonça Ferreira commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"Alejandro, I have an one year old draft but it may be too long. I can write down a two or three pages briefing with some ideas and reflections that may organize a conversation, like an online colloquium, on the subject . "
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ALEJANDRO BALANZO commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"Sebastiao, how would it suit you to go about it? Do you have a draft paper? Or maybe an online colloquium?"
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Sebastiao Mendonça Ferreira commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"For most organisation KM is a way to spur innovation and increase productivity. However, for most development organisations, knowledge is the main value they deliver to their clients. KM in this second type organisation requires a particular…"
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Daan Boom commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"The group members may take notice of a valuable work just published by Columbia University on Creating a learning society. Eds. By J. Stiglitz et al. The book builds on the work of economists like Solow and Arrow on learning by doing and the…"
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Peter Chomley commented on ALEJANDRO BALANZO's group 'KM4Dev Scholars'
"I've been a KM4Dev member for a while but have tended to "lurk" with on a very occasional posting. My academic interests are the behavioral traits that moderate an individual's propensity to share knowledge. Peter."
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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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"I am far from being a scholar, but I love to read and learn from them, if you allow me "
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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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