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Multi-stakeholder case studies

See multi-stakeholder case studies of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, from Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal...

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Added by Kim Eric Bettcher on February 13, 2015 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Thank you very much. Happy holidays Season & Happy New Year!

Thank you very much. Happy holidays Season & Happy New Year!
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Added by Amouzou Bedi on December 26, 2014 at 5:53am — No Comments

“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…


Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on December 6, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

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…


Added by Amouzou Bedi on December 2, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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…


Added by Minu Mittal on November 9, 2014 at 6:08pm — No Comments

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!!  …


Added by Igabl Osman Mofereh on October 26, 2014 at 3:20am — 1 Comment

Did you know it was 'Open Access Week' and also 'International Facilitation Week'?

Check out some more about these two events and why it's a great idea to combine the two (from the ILRI practice):

Feel free to share your own experiences and to join in the events for these two special events in the same week :)

Added by Ewen Le Borgne on October 22, 2014 at 4:42am — No Comments

CGIAR and partners 'Facilitation Survey - Please help us and fill it out by 20 October :)

Dear all, 

A number of CGIAR KM/comms/learning folks (Cristina Sette, Peter Ballantyne, Petr Kosina, Michael Victor and myself, under the lead of Simone Staiger and with inputs from a couple of others including Nadia Manning-Thomas) have developed a survey for which we would love to get answers from CGIAR folks and partners (involved in CGIAR events) by October 21:…


Added by Ewen Le Borgne on October 13, 2014 at 4:27am — No Comments

IMARK - Elearning courses Information and Knowledge Management

Hey all,

I would like to highlight the IMARK elearning initiative (self-paced):

I was browsing through almost all courses.

Social media, digital library, information management, knowledge sharing, spatial information...

I recommend it for beginners as well as people working already some years in KM.


Added by Tina Hetzel on September 30, 2014 at 10:34pm — No Comments

How to become better informed and smarter: from lessons identified to lessons learned

Most organisations go down the Knowledge Capture route – they create buckets (increasingly in SharePoint) to store what they have captured to make sure that the best knowledge is available when a bid, a presentation or a decision is to be made.  And that’s fine as far as it goes. Rarely do organisations add on the Knowledge Harvesting step.

This post examines the how and the why:…


Added by Paul J Corney on September 30, 2014 at 12:45pm — No Comments

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is first and foremost an outbreak of fear.

Do you agree?

See this proposal by the Constellation Ebola-ConstellationproposalEN.pdf

Listen to this short video from Dr Miatudila Malonga who was on the team who gave the virus the name Ebola in 1976. He hits the nail on its head!…


Added by Geoff Parcell on September 22, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments

VOICES FOR CHANGE: Community Radio in Bangladesh- Creating Opportunities for Voices for Rural People

BNNRC Devoted Entirely to Promote Community Media for Development (CM4D) & Leads Supports and Advocates for the Initiators to actively provide independent community broadcasting in Bangladesh since 2000.

It gives us a great pleasure to present you…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on September 21, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments

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…


Added 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…


Added by Cecilia Ruberto on June 22, 2014 at 6:29pm — No Comments

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.

Added 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.  

Added by Sanjib Kumar Chaudhary on May 29, 2014 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

3 easy steps to developing knowledge and learning from a project

If you need to extract knowledge and learning from a project during a stated period, you need to first set the knowledge agenda, identify the knowledge themes, knowledge sharing mechanism and tools, and develop a knowledge matrix with specific deliverables.

Read my blog post on 3 easy steps to developing knowledge and learning from a project.

Added by Sanjib Kumar Chaudhary on May 29, 2014 at 4:24am — No Comments

Development Aid Support

I have become part of a new project that members of this group may be interested in. Development Aid Support is an initiative devised by an NGO based on Vienna called Knowledge for Development Without Borders (KFDWB). The mission of KFDWB is to identify current development issues and development best practices on the ground and to make this knowledge available to development organisations and local and national responsible bodies in order to highlight and alleviate the problems at a…


Added by Amouzou Bedi on April 25, 2014 at 12:21pm — 2 Comments

KM performace indicators

I would like to know the more about KM performace indicators.

Added by Ram Naresh Kumar Vangala on March 29, 2014 at 9:35am — 3 Comments

2014 KM4Dev Futures Meetings

To discuss the options from the Envisioning KM4Dev Futures - 2013 - 2014 Focused Conversations and Phase Two Report, meetings are being held in The Hague, Rome and online over 27-28 March 2014.

Notes from the face to face and online meetings are being collected here: …


Added by Carl Jackson on March 27, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

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