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Some of what ILRI does in/with knowledge management and communication

In relation with the focused discussion that recently looked at the kind of knowledge sharing activities that take place in our organisations (initiated by Gauri and Nancy on the Dgroup list), hereby a list of posts that relate to what ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute) does in this field. 

All these posts are on our 'Maarifa' blog - a blog…


Added by Ewen Le Borgne on May 16, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

short questions that say a lot

One technique Sparknow uses when trying to understand how information and knowledge flows in and around an organization is to ask a set of short simple ‘vox pop’ questions. They are short questions, the answers to which are usually very insightful.

I am going to be asking a few in Colombia this week and would like to widen the net to include the KM4Dev community.  If you are interested in joining in please post a comment here: …


Added by Paul J Corney on May 14, 2012 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Bangladesh Consultation on 7th IGF, WSIS+10 & Broadband Targets for 2015 of Broadband Commission

Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum [Headed by Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication] is an emerging OPEN multi-stakeholder inclusive effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussion about the internet in conjunction with the UN Internet Governance Forum (UN IGF).


It provides a domestic independent forum in the Bangladesh to…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on May 7, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Consultancy Services-Development of Photostories of EMPHASIS Project

Hi all,


There is an opportunity to do consultancy in EMPHASIS regional project for "Development of Photostories". Interested people may apply by 20 May'2012.

For details, please find ToR attached here.


Thank you,




Added by Roshani Nepali on May 7, 2012 at 11:17am — No Comments

Mid-term Review-EMPHASIS Project


Dear all,


Please find ToR of  Mid-term review of EMPHASIS regional project. Interested consultant can submit there proposal with 15 May'12.


Attached ToR for your reference.


Thank you,





Added by Roshani Nepali on May 7, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Scientific knowledge for the enlightenment and liberation of Africa

Africa is perhaps the most culturally imaginative and creative region in the world. It is extremely diversified, rich in talents and ingenuity with unlimited resources and potential. It has colonized the planet and it enriches humanity through inimitable arts, creativity and advancement of knowledge. Yet, one African out of two lives in difficult human conditions. And despite spectacular progress here and there, Africa remains profoundly socially, spiritually and culturally possessed,…


Added by Jacques L. Hamel on May 5, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

The Gift of Voice to the Voiceless in Bangladesh Community Radio

The Gift of Voice to the Voiceless in Bangladesh

Community Radio


The long anticipated introduction of community radio (CR) in to the social, developmental and cultural lifeblood of the country has finally…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on May 5, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Sparknow offers seven (a magical, storied number) lessons about organizational storytelling.

Added by Paul J Corney on May 1, 2012 at 8:52am — No Comments

Portrait of the modern knowledge worker

Shameless plugging here - let me know if it bothers you ;)

From my blog, I thought this could be useful: what is the portrait of the modern knowledge worker

I can think of a few traits and characteristics that relate to the desired gifts, skills and attitudes of such a modern day knowledge worker....

Click the…


Added by Ewen Le Borgne on April 27, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Kstar has landed! But what is it???

There is an event currently underway in Hamilton, Canada that brings together Knowledge practitioners from many different sectors to explore the concept of 'Kstar'. For those of you new to the concept, the following video provides a useful intorduction to the term:


It would be really interesting to…


Added by Andrew Clappison on April 26, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

The first Francophone issue of the KM4D Journal (2011, Vol. 7, Issue 2) is now online at:

(re-posting Sarah Cummings's great email about this)

Just wanted to let you know that the first Francophone issue of the KM4D Journal (2011, Vol. 7, Issue 2) is now online at:

In particular, we would like to…


Added by Ewen Le Borgne on April 26, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Curated news on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

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Added by Jaap Pels on April 26, 2012 at 9:36am — No Comments

KM4Dev Social Network Analysis - Introduction from Graham Durant-Law

(Graham Durant-Law is the consultant selected to carry out the  social network analysis (SNA) of KM4Dev.  Graham has difficulty posting on Ning at the moment so I am posting on his behalf. Over to Graham:

"Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Graham Durant-Law and I am an Australian. I…


Added by pete cranston on April 21, 2012 at 1:21pm — 2 Comments

Knowledge – based Copernican Principle applied to next gen Science

In a nutshell, the Copernican Principle mentioning there is nothing special about human and/or Earth. Regarding “Copernican Principle” applied to Quantum Physics and/or Science in general, IMHO we have at least three actions to avoid “big mistakes” in addressing  the next coming of future science   as follow :…


Added by Md Santo on April 21, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Request for information on Peer to Peer Learning Network M&E indicators and Monitoring systems

Hi, I am working on a project to evaluate the Peer to Peer Learning experiences (events and network development) at a division of the IFC, and am looking for sample M&E frameworks that have been used in other settings.  I also am going to make recommendations to the group to set up a system to more systematically capture the results achieved from the Peer to Peer Learning events and network, and am also looking for experiences on what has worked for others.  Many possibilities come to…


Added by Courtney Roberts on April 18, 2012 at 7:12pm — No Comments

km I an old wine in a new bottle?

' this KM a new Fad, old wine in new bottles or is it a real contribution to your management thinking? It seems to me I am getting mixed signals…' 

A question posed by one of the participants following a speech I made in Khartoum a couple of weeks ago.  Read on to see how I replied

Added by Paul J Corney on April 16, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Burkina Faso: 13e sommet de l'Information sur l'eau - Vers une harmonisation des systèmes de gestion

Par Aimé NABALOUM pour Le Pays, 11 avril 2012

Le ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'hydraulique en collaboration avec USAID WA-WASH et le consortium water web organise du 11 au 13 avril 2012 à Ouagadougou, le 13e sommet de l'Information sur l'eau.

Le sommet se donne pour objectif de rentabiliser les systèmes d'information sur l'eau à travers le thème : «…


Added by Anne MIMAULT on April 14, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments

E learning and knowledge management survey


I would like to request to attend this survey, the purpose of this survey is to evaluate how e learning can be used to enhance knowledge management within organisation, you positive response will be appreciated.

E learning and knowledge management survey

Added by Alain M on April 11, 2012 at 12:35pm — 1 Comment

Le Maquis des Sciences, la Science se partage sur le net

Il y a un an, le 6 avril 2011, naissait un nouveau concept de partage de connaissance sur Ouagadougou : Le Maquis des Sciences. Ce café scientifique ouagalais a depuis fait son chemin et lance pour sa 10 édition le 18 avril 2012 sa plateforme web.  

Rendez-vous mensuel proposé par l’IRD et l’Institut français, le Maquis des Sciences attire des étudiants, professionnels de la science, journalistes ou encore amateurs qui veulent comprendre le monde…


Added by Anne MIMAULT on April 9, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments

ILO's Academy Sustainable Enterprise Development

Dear Friends,

We are pleased to announce that the 5th edition of the

"Academy on sustainable enterprise development" will take place from 18 to 29 June 2012 at the Turin Centre, Italy.

“Sustainable enterprises are a…


Added by Joel Alcocer on March 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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