knowledge management for development

All Blog Posts (428)

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…

Continue

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…

Continue

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. 

http://diytoolkit.org/

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…

Continue

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: …

Continue

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

Job Position - Looking to fill Immediately - Knowledge Management/FRAMEweb Community Manager

Knowledge Management/FRAMEweb Community Manager

Environmental Communications, Learning and Outreach Project (ECO)

 

Announcement:

Engility Corporation, building on IRG’s legacy in international development, seeks a Knowledge Management Specialist/FRAMEweb Community Manager for its Environmental Communication, Learning and Outreach…

Continue

Added by Okey Noke on March 27, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments

about the public KM4dev calendar

The public KM4dev calendar is managed by core group members. Feel free to ask questions or comment this calendar.

Note that the calendar offers various views and other options, including print. Experiment!

Added by Peter J. Bury on March 23, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Review your profile regularly

...and... make it friendly :-) 

why not add a profile picture, any picture that represents you on this platform.…

Continue

Added by Peter J. Bury on March 23, 2014 at 12:01pm — No Comments

The platform of Knowledge For Development Without Borders

I am proud to inform all the group member about the launch of Knowledge For Development Without Borders, a Global Services Support worldwide for through the promotion of simple and good practices of the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) to reach sustainable, worth-living integrated development.

See detail:  http://www.knowledgefordevelopmentwithoutborders.org/

A group of…

Continue

Added by Amouzou Bedi on February 24, 2014 at 5:57pm — 5 Comments

[KM4Dev-Futures] Important discussion for all KM4Dev members on leadership and succession management

Hello KM4Dev,



We are now moving to the third topic of the focused conversations related to shaping the future of KM4Dev (the exchange has already started on the KM4Dev Dgroup)

Community leadership in KM4Dev happens thanks to a self-managing and participatory collective of volunteers known as the…
Continue

Added by Ewen Le Borgne on February 18, 2014 at 1:17am — No Comments

Impact Investing: Big investment, little financial benefits, more social impact... “What, Why & How?”

Impact Investing is a growing developmental tool. It can play a good role in the development of any country especially in developing countries. For example, the Impact Investor can invest their money for food production, preservation and food processing. In our world, there are many countries where sometimes food…

Continue

Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on February 17, 2014 at 3:04am — No Comments

Job offering: Holistic info and data manager, international position in ag research 4 dev

Please consider sharing this announcement widely. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead implementation of the CIAT data management strategy in accordance with CGIAR’s open access policy and coordinate the necessary processes in collaboration with researchers, corporate communications, and the information technology unit.
  • Provide leadership and strategic guidance in identifying and implementing improved mechanisms for data and…
Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on February 5, 2014 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Looking for ERF Knowledge Management Specialist - Canberra, Australia

ARF PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE CATEGORY AND JOB LEVEL: Discipline C, Job Level 4

DURATION:       To 15 February 2015, part time

 

Background

 

The Education Resource Facility (ERF) was established in 2009 and will be extended until 2015. ERF is managed by GRM International Pty Ltd through a Program Office located in Canberra, Australia, under a consortium arrangement with the Australian Council for Education Research (ACER)…

Continue

Added by Jhoanna Alfanta on February 4, 2014 at 1:38am — No Comments

Join local KM4Dev groups and find out more about the KM4Dev core group!

If you are based in: 

Continue

Added by Ewen Le Borgne on January 30, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments

Research to Action website survey

Research to Action is currently conducting a website survey as we gear up for phase 2 of the initiative. If you are familiar with the www.researchtoaction.org website we would be most grateful if you could provide some feedback. It will only take 3-5mins and would be massively valuable to us!

You can access the survey here:…

Continue

Added by Andrew Clappison on January 21, 2014 at 8:27am — No Comments

Temporary job opportunity for communication officer: SNV is looking for a coms officer for their agriculture work

Want to contribute to a world where people can pursue their own sustainable development? Become our agriculture coms officer! http://snv.devhire.devex.com/jobs/328754

It's a temporary job, but certainly one of our most interesting ones.

Added by Elsa Scholte on January 21, 2014 at 4:14am — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Members

© 2014   Created by Knowledge Management for Development.

Contact km4dev | Site Design : Groupsia International  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service