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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April 2015

Latest Activity

Karen Iacobelli joined Knowledge Management for Development's group

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.
Ram Prasad posted a discussion

Launch checklist for a KM Platforms

Looking for any reference links to resources /checklist for launching public facing Knowledge Management Platforms and ideas to drive most relevant user traffic. Thank you,Ram PrasadSee More
Profile IconKaren Iacobelli and Chris Jordan joined knowledge management for development
SarahCummings added a discussion to the group KM4D Journal

Announcement: Competition for the 'best' articles in KM4D Journal in 2014

Now that the 2014 issue of the journal is online, the editorial team  has been considering how to focus attention on the 3 editorials, 18  papers, 7 case studies, 2 stories and one Community Note published last year, and we decided to run a competition for the 'best'  contributions. We would like to ask for votes in three categories: - which contribution gave you the most food for thought? - which contribution were you able to apply to your own practice? - which contribution did you think was…See More
Stephen Katz and Kerry Albright are now friends
Kerry Albright joined Norma Garza's group

KM Impact Challenge

The KM Impact Challenge aims to accelerate the discovery process of how to effectively measure our investments in knowledge and learning, by gathering and exchanging stories of what works and what doesn't. We invite you to share your story!See More
Kerry Albright joined SarahCummings's group

KM4D Journal

This is a place where latest news of the KM4D Journal is available but also where we also have discussions of articles.In addition to the journal website (where you find current and archived issues) you can get more information about the journal on the KM4Dev wiki: - a.o. to see the overview of upcoming issues.See More
Kerry Albright and Ian Thorpe are now friends
Monica Coll Besa updated their profile
Claudia Sanchez updated their profile
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Profile IconFRANK KWABENA and Andie Dimitriadou joined knowledge management for development
Apr 18
James Breithaupt is now friends with Ramesh Adhikari Tharu and Daniel Obeng Manteaw
Apr 17
Daniel Obeng Manteaw 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
Apr 16
Ewen Le Borgne updated an event

AgKnowledge Innovation Process Share Fair, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at ILRI Addis Ababa Info Centre

May 25, 2015 to May 26, 2015
Read more about this at: at: https://aginnovation-sharefair.eventbrite.comOrganisations working in agriculture, rural development and related areas are transforming the ways they do business. These transformations call for us as individuals and in our institutions to cultivate much…See More
Apr 16
FRANK KWABENA is now a member of knowledge management for development
Apr 15
Marc Lepage added a discussion to the group KM4Dev Addis Ababa & Ethiopia
Apr 15
Dawit Dagnew replied to Marc Lepage's discussion 'volunteer opportunity: English to Amharic translation of an innovation toolkit' in the group KM4Dev Addis Ababa & Ethiopia
"hi Marc, it catch my interest and registered online thanks"
Apr 15
Dawit Dagnew joined Anand Sheombar's group

Social media for Development

SOME4D brings together all who are interested in social media usage for international aid and development by Dutch based organisations.See More
Apr 15
Frankie Lai is now a member of knowledge management for development
Apr 11

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


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

Hello my Precious Members, I’m very happy to be accepted on this rewarding social platform that is known for its immense contribution to the development of international societal good and peace. I’m …

Hello my Precious Members,

I’m very happy to be accepted on this rewarding social platform that is known for its immense contribution to the development of international societal good and peace.

I’m also very grateful to be given a space to express my concept in KM4Dev community - funding models to foster socio-economic change on the globe.

Please stand-by for the submission of my article on the topic.


Dan Obeng Manteaw.


Posted by Daniel Obeng Manteaw on April 7, 2015 at 8:58am

Insightful presentation on KM in Dev at yesterday's KMA DC meetup....

Hi all,

For those who missed it, we had a great session on KM in the development sector yesterday at the monthly KMA DC meet-up. The presentation is now available online:

 KM in the Development Sector - Case of Unicef

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


Posted by Arno Boersma on March 28, 2015 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

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