knowledge management for development

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.

Register here to join the discussion, or - if with poor internet accesss - send a blank email to:

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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May 2015

Latest Activity

Md Santo posted a discussion


*Nature Knowledge Theory (NKT) discovered and developed (2008 – 2013) by Md Santo generated from his Knowledge Management framework model. NKT is New Basic Science complementing Physics within hierarchy of Science**M-theory : a fundamental theory of Physics that is a candidate for the Theory of Everything (TOE) (Stephen Hawking et al : THE GRAND DESIGN – Bantams Book, 2010…See More
7 hours ago
Emily Gosselin commented on Davide Piga's group 'KM4Dev Nairobi'
"Hello all,  Is this group still active? I'd love to participate in some KM4Dev meet-ups in Nairobi!"
13 hours ago
Emily Gosselin joined Davide Piga's group

KM4Dev Nairobi

KM4Dev people based in Nairobi
13 hours ago
Emily Gosselin updated their profile
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Emily Gosselin is now a member of knowledge management for development
14 hours ago
Profile IconMuthoni U. Njiru and Khatuna Sandroshvili joined knowledge management for development
Arno Boersma joined Jaap Pels's group

The Hague KM

Sort of dating place for KM-ers in and around The Hague. Goal is to organize having lunch or drinks together and YOU are invited to do something KM-ish :-)
Arno Boersma updated their profile
Feker B. Tadesse might attend Ewen Le Borgne's event

KM4Dev Addis Ababa/Ethiopia - take 13 at ILRI Addis Ababa Info Centre

June 26, 2015 from 2pm to 5pm
We will continue the conversation we started last time:How do you make KM attractive (a.o.) to managers and others?How do you measure it?What success stories can we show?How do people do it?And each of us coming to the next gathering should prepare for this by wondering:Who do we want to convince about the value of KM? To do what?What could be practical steps we can take to stimulate that change of mindset?Any other topic is also welcome, of course :)See More
Ana Caravantes updated their profile
May 21
Nabiha Sherif replied to Marc Lepage's discussion 'Looking for a KM intern in Addis' in the group KM4Dev Addis Ababa & Ethiopia
"Awesome, thank you for your speedy reply. Hope to be one of the successful applicants. Cheers. "
May 21
Profile IconNabiha Sherif and Ewen Le Borgne joined Nancy White's group

Online Peer Assist Experiments

We are experimenting with doing online Peer Assists for KM4Dev in this group. We will run a couple of experiments, then debrief our learnings. We decided to use the NING group and then report out on the full KM4Dev list. Everyone is welcome to join!See More
May 21
Marc Lepage replied to Marc Lepage's discussion 'Looking for a KM intern in Addis' in the group KM4Dev Addis Ababa & Ethiopia
"we are wrapping up the selection process - only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews. If you have not heard back from us in about a month, it is safe to assume that you have not been selected: good luck next time!"
May 21
Nabiha Sherif replied to Marc Lepage's discussion 'Looking for a KM intern in Addis' in the group KM4Dev Addis Ababa & Ethiopia
"Do you know when we will get notified if we got accepted for the internship? Thank you for you assistance"
May 21
Nabiha Sherif joined Ewen Le Borgne's group

KM4Dev Addis Ababa & Ethiopia

All development (& research) knowledge and communication specialists in Addis Ababa and more widely in EthiopiaSee a presentation explaining what this group stands for and has done so far.See our Facebook group.See More
May 21
Profile IconKim Geheb, Cindy Arciaga and Karianne Sæthre Bøe joined knowledge management for development
May 21
Ana Caravantes is attending Simone Poutnik's event

The Power of the Pen - Graphic Recording Course at Roots and Shoots

May 31, 2012 to June 1, 2012
Power of the Pen is PRACTICAL 2 day-course designed for facilitators, educators, presenters and leaders to gain the confidence to powerfully use live graphic practice to capture conversations and share thinking in their professional context. This is a unique opportunity to learn from one of Europe’s best graphic facilitators. Join us for one or two days! …See More
May 20
Lucie Sewe joined Davide Piga's group

KM4Dev Nairobi

KM4Dev people based in Nairobi
May 20
Cindy Arciaga updated their profile
May 20
Jaap Pels left a comment for Kerstin Tebbe
"Hello Kerstin, Enjoy the CoP. Better is to sign up for the KM4Dev mailing list. Cheers, Jaap Pels"
May 20

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

Practical presentation on creating a KM Strategy at last week's KMA DC's meetup...

Hi all,

For those who missed it, we had a very practical session on creating a KM Strategy at the monthly KMA DC meet-up. The presentation is now available online:

Creating a KM Strategy - Case of The Rockefeller Foundation

Be sure to sign up to the meet-up site (see link above) to be alerted to future sessions (which are free to attend, btw).

Based on the…


Posted by Arno Boersma on May 2, 2015 at 11:23pm


hi fans,

I’m a public educator on various issues: health,education,sanitation,gender,advocacy,etc.

I have a burning desire for the survival of humanity, and therefore have established NGO that campaign against any perilous issues that are likely to exterminate humanity. The NGO registration name is : GENERATION OF TOTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT [GEOTHAD]

It campaigns against any emerging situation that puts the country in jeopardy.

The NGO was formed as an integrated…


Posted by Daniel Obeng Manteaw on April 8, 2015 at 7:00am

Taking stock of KM strategies -

A lot of people on KM4Dev and outside are wondering how (and if) to develop a KM strategy.

I faced the same issues a while back, so I started pulling together resources that I found interesting on this topic and turned them into a blog post. 

Sorry for the self-promotion here but the point is this could be very useful to many KM4Devers: …


Posted by Ewen Le Borgne on April 8, 2015 at 1:28am


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We get a great deal out of our engagement in KM4Dev. Maybe you would be happy to express appreciation through a voluntary contribution. Crowd funding works! 

Go and donate!




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