This project, the Resilience Learning Project, will be a five-year contract and will be a key component of establishing a multi-layered, multi-institutional initiative to build drought resilience to mitigate the accelerating pace of humanitarian emergencies in East Africa. This USAID/East Africa project will broadly operate with the following objectives:
1. Facilitate the adoption and resilience-enhancing…
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TERMS OF REFERENCE
Social Collaboration and Knowledge Management Short Term Consultant
The World Bank
The World Bank is currently looking for a Consultant to help to improve knowledge flows, collaboration and connectivity at the Bank through:
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APC is offering an exciting opportunity working with its Communication and Information Policy Programme (CIPP) as coordinator for Global Information Society Watch. GISWatch, launched in 2007, is a premier platform for civil society perspectives on the state of the Information Society at global, regional and national levels.
The Association for Progressive Communications (…Continue
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By: Blair Glencorse. This post was originally published by the RSA.
The Big Idea: Nalibeli is an online platform created by Blair Glencorse FRSA and Surabhi Pudasaini that helps citizens in Nepal to navigate complicated public services, and uses crowdsourcing to give people access to the information they need. …Continue
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By: Mitchell Sommers, Accountability Lab ResidentContinue
By: Blair Glencorse and Anne Sophie Lambert. This post was originally published by Local First.
For many Liberians living in the low-income, high-density neighborhoods of Monrovia, life is a daily struggle. Land disputes, drug problems, domestic abuse, and a lack of basic services, among other issues, are pervasive.
When citizens face legal challenges, the lack of…Continue
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By: Anne Sophie Lambert, Associate Director
At the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings, World Vision International’s Local Advocacy Director, Jeff Hall, said that the focus of accountability is…Continue
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Liberia has made some impressive reforms to support open government since it signed the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in 2005. The government has put in place a host of bodies focused on transparency…Continue
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New blogs about international development, thanks for checking them out!
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By Lawrence Yealue and Francis Lansana, Accountability Lab Liberia
There are often complaints in Liberia about inequality and corruption, but in many cases little effort is made to validate…
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One initiative I took on as part of the IFAD synthesis project got going due to a conversation with Philipp Grunewald where we were wondering how a community like KM4Dev could guide a researcher’s activities. Philipp was willing to give 2 hours a week to the community in some kind of research effort, but wanted to find a topic that was useful or…Continue
I've been studying the Graham Durant-Law Social Network Analysis report (http://wiki.km4dev.org/AAR_SNA) for the IFAD funded studies synthesis. The most striking graphic shows posts by year with a blue line suggesting to me that the number of posts were falling alarmingly:…Continue
Vision of the HimalAndes Initiative in respect to the importance,relevance, and value of the exchange between both regions.*
Alejandro Camino D.C., HimalAndes Initiative
This is the third *HimalAndes Initiative*…Continue
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WATER GOVERNANCE AND SMALL HYDRO CENTRALS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IN MOUNTAINS OF CHILE: REMARKABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE HIMALANDES REGION
Erg Rosenmann Becerra, firstname.lastname@example.org
Forestry Engineer, Master on Rural Developtment
Pucón, Araucania Region, Chile…Continue
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I'm wondering what communities adjoin or overlap with KM4Dev. I just added http://www.southsouth.info/ to the list on the Wiki: http://wiki.km4dev.org/Adjoining_communities_--_frequented_by_KM4Dev_members
What communities do you participate in that are related to KM4Dev?
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By: Stella Dawson. This post was originally published by …Continue
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„Knowledge Sharing around water management innovations
in the Andes and Himalayas“
Sep. 23rd – Oct 10th, 2013
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Water Conservation and Use for Sustainable Development in the Bhutan
-Current Policies and Practices
Watershed Management Division, Department of Forests and Park Services, MoAF
I've been remiss in connecting with activity on this Ning Site. More to come, but I wanted to post a bit of context, starting with an introduction of me in this role that Pete Cranston posted on the Dgroup list on September 25:
As I am sure you all remember, there have been three pieces of research work carried out as part of the IFAD support to KM4Dev
Camilo Villa recently posted this very inspirational message about a little survey he did following the Seattle KM4Dev 2013 annual gathering (with full event documentation at: http://wiki.km4dev.org/KM4Dev_2013_workshop).
I couldn't resist but to…Continue
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