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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:…



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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):

www.imarkgroup.org

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.

tina

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:…

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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!…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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: …

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…
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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…

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

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