July 2013 Blog Posts (9)

The Open Government Partnership and "Knowmore LIB"

By Gennie Allcott, Accountability Lab Summer Resident

This month, the Open Gov Hub, home of the Accountability Lab and 15 other organizations working on the open government agenda, held an information session on the activities of the…

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Added by Gennie Allcott on July 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Vacancy announcement at Training Resources Group - TRG - Ballston/Arlington VA

Learning Technology Specialist

Position Summary:

The Learning Technology Specialist provides ongoing support to TRG’s client work by bringing core skills and knowledge of synchronous and asynchronous learning and collaboration, mobile learning, social media and other web 2.0 technologies and an eye for design of products (e.g. websites, graphics, etc.) with the user-experience in mind. The Learning Technology Specialist works with…

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Added by Patricia Garcia on July 22, 2013 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Tech for Transparency: Governance of the Kenyan Water Sector

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By: Albert Otieno, iHub Research

iHub Research is the research arm of an innovative, open working space for the technology community in Nairobi, similar in many ways to the Lab’s home- the OpenGov Hub- in Washington DC. Since September 2011, iHub Research has been…

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Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on July 15, 2013 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Book Sprint: Writing a Guide in 5 Days

This week I have been preparing the poster I will be presenting at the KM4Dev meeting in Seattle later this month. 

My poster will refer to two mechanisms our team at the World Bank Institute has used to engage communities.   One of them is called a book sprint. To give you a flavor about what a book…

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Added by Norma Garza on July 11, 2013 at 10:43pm — 1 Comment

MPs not VIPs: US$55M on Cars but Liberians Live Under Poverty Line

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By Yasmin Anis, Accountability Lab Summer Resident. 

Every day as I ride along on my penh-penhs (motorbike taxis)- what I consider to be Liberia’s premier mode of transportation, I inevitably see one or two huge black SUVs with tinted windows pass by. I look over, trying to determine which VIP is inside. No doubt they are staring back at me with the…

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Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on July 8, 2013 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Accountability in Liberia: Creativity, Innovation and Potential

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By Yasmin Anis, Accountability Lab Summer Resident. It has been a whirlwind of a first week since I landed in Monrovia. As with any new place, you attempt to take in your surroundings while your brain frantically…

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Added by Yasmin Anis on July 5, 2013 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Registration for the KM4dev Seattle workshop ends July 15!

L ess than two weeks are left to register for the Seattle KM4dev event! Interested in reflecting on where we're at today in the KM for development field? Do you want to share what you are doing? Learn about what others are working on? Try to work out issues and challenges together? And have a lot of fun in the process? :-)

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Added by Lucie Lamoureux on July 3, 2013 at 10:06am — No Comments

Vacancy Announcement - Technical Coordinator - Learning on Climate Change Adaptation in ASALS. A Learning Route for policy makers

Hi all, 

another vacancy announcement that might be of your interest: 

CCAFS, CARE, IIED and PROCASUR are jointly developing a Learning Route on "Learning from climate change adaptation innovative experiences of communities and local governments in ASALs. A Learning Route for Policy Makers”that will take place from the 2nd to the 7th September 2013, in Kenya. In the framework of this initiative and as part of the project,…

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Added by Diana Puyo on July 2, 2013 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

Vacancy Announcement - Learning Route Technical Coordinator - Securing Resources throught Inclussive Business Models

Hi everyone, 

 

I thought this might be of your interest: 

 

IFAD and PROCASUR are jointly developing a Learning Route on “Innovative Ideas on securing resource rights through inclusive business models”, that will take place from the 16th to the 23rd of August 2013, in Uganda. In the framework of this initiative and as part of the project, the Procasur Corporation is recruiting a Local Technical Coordinator for the…

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Added by Diana Puyo on July 2, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

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