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KM4Dev discussion on 'job handover' summarised on the wiki:

The discussion was very rich and brought about lots of good ideas and resources to the front.

Find the summary on:

Hopefully Juliana, who initiated this great conversation thread, will write a 'community note' for the KM4Dev journal later.

Added by Ewen Le Borgne on February 3, 2012 at 2:21am — No Comments

New - KM Meta Model (M-Model) v1.2 (19.01.12)

Hello all...First, I can't believe it has taken me this long to join the group and to start posting - thanks to all who gave me the kick up the backside to come on here and start sharing!

The KM M-Model has now been released with free access:  Click this link for open access to the KM M-Model web page - it can also be…


Added by David Griffiths on January 30, 2012 at 5:38am — No Comments

The future of Science and Technology may depend on our paradigm of Consciousness

Something that most likely will influence the development of Knowledge Management (KM) as well as Science and Technology in the (near) future is the concept of Consciousness as the attribute of Knowledge which is concerned with  2 (two) choices of paradigm.  The first paradigm is “The (smart)  Universe or  Nature Knowledge is the center of…


Added by Md Santo on January 27, 2012 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Doing the mashed potato with Linked Open Data

Dear KM4Dev friends (with apologies for cross posting!)


You may be interested in this blog post from Denise Recheis, or REEEP, who’ve just launched a new publication “Linked Open Data: the essentials”. 

Would be interested in examples of where ‘mash ups’ – bringing data and information together from multiple sources – has led to tasty results.  And also lessons on how to avoid an indigestible mush (the photo doesn’t look that promising!)



Added by Geoff Barnard on January 27, 2012 at 3:04pm — No Comments

New : GKP Foundation site

The GKP Foundation recently moved from Kuala Lumpur to become a Foundation in Spain.   Its mission is:

"As an evolving network of public, civil society, and commercial organizations, GKP provides members, access to global knowledge and innovation; links with organisations within and across regions; supports capacity development and provides opportunities for resource mobilisation to advance development."

You find more information at…


Added by Michael Roberts on January 13, 2012 at 4:55pm — No Comments

A very Happy New Year 2012

To All Members of KM4Dev,

I wish you a very Happy New Year, fulfilling with lot joy and happiness in your life

warm warm regards

Dilipsing Bayas

Added by Dilipsing Bayas on January 1, 2012 at 1:54am — No Comments

5th Knowledge Sharing Workshop Community Radio is now in existence in Bangladesh

“This is a great news for all of us that Community Radio is now in existence in Bangladesh!”-said Mr. Aminul Islam, Secretary of National Regulatory Committee on Community Radio and Joint Secretary (Broadcasting) of Ministry of Information  while speaking as Chief Guest of the inaugural session in 5th Knowledge Sharing Workshop at JATRI Auditorium, Dhaka on 22nd December .



Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on December 29, 2011 at 12:43am — No Comments

181818 tweets, likes and comments to stop violence

The Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) seeks to engage "netizens" from around the world by using online platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to generate 181,818 tweets, likes and comments on various ways to say no to violence against women. By the end of the 18-day campaign in the Philippines, we are expecting to get more than what we have targeted.

This campaign not only provides interaction among men and women from…


Added by Sheena Carmel Opulencia on November 27, 2011 at 11:37pm — No Comments

Director - Transparency and Accountability Initiative



We are seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate with a proven ability to lead teams, interact with high-level stakeholders, and deliver results. You will possess exceptional interpersonal skills, especially communications and relationship management. An ability to work independently and perform as a self-starter who can take initiative with minimal supervision is essential, as is an…


Added by T/AI on November 25, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Nouvelle base de données de la presse locale et étrangère au BIT- Yaoundé-Nkol-Eton

Posté par fossoarnaud le 25 novembre 2011


Vous êtes informé qu'il existe désormais une base de données bibliographique des périodiques au Centre de Documentation et d'Information de l’Équipe d'Appui Technique de l'Organisation Internationale du Travail pour l'Afrique centrale-Yaoundé, souvent appelé BIT.

Vous trouverez dans cette base de données dans le logiciel PMB, les références…


Added by fosso arnaud noel on November 25, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

Online platform for multi-stakeholder engagement and interaction

UNISDR will be interested to find out which existing online platforms/portals for multi-stakeholder engagement and civil society dialogue are successful. Should someone have a good knowledge of what already exists, which models, many thanks to contact me at

Added by Aurelia on November 23, 2011 at 10:03am — 4 Comments

CIPE Leading Practices

This knowledge base features innovative and effective practices in democratic and market reform. In 2011, CIPE launched the Leading Practices Contest to recognize good practice among private sector organizations in the field of democratic and market reform. CIPE is sharing this collection of leading practices to promote international benchmarking and the replication of effective ideas.



Added by Kim Eric Bettcher on November 11, 2011 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Expression of Interest to Appoint Panel of Cousultants

Invitation of Expression of Interest for Appointing Panel of Consultants / Consulting Firms
The Krishi Samruddhi programme is operational in six districts of Vidarbha Region viz. Amravati, Akola, Yavatmal, Buldhana, Washim and Wardha. The project Management Unit (PMU), Krishi Samruddhi intends to engage reputed Consultants/ Consulting Firms for various programme assignments.

Added by Dilipsing Bayas on November 11, 2011 at 12:48am — No Comments

Guide to New Taxonomy of Knowledge : Human System Biology-based Knowledge Management (HSBKM) – generated

The following are Diagram Matrix  URL   and Mind – Map URL   of New Taxonomy of Knowledge :  Human System Biology-based Knowledge Management…


Added by Md Santo on November 6, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Integration of Gender, Knowledge Management, and Monitoring and Evaluation for enhanced project performance

International Fund for Agricultural Development, India Country Office had organized workshop on Integration of Gender,  Knowledge Management, and Monitoring and Evaluation for enhanced project performance under LEWI Grant on November, 1-4, 2011 at New Delhi. The main objective of the workshop was to enhance project performance and integrate thematic areas i.e. Gender, Knowledge Management with a robust Project Monitoring and evaluation system. 

More Details can be obtained from…


Added by Dilipsing Bayas on November 5, 2011 at 7:34am — 5 Comments

Current trends in KM tools and methods

Got a task to present about Current trends in knowledge management tools and methods. After little search I am starting to build the list:

 - Visualisation - Fact: we remember more of what we see visually.  We are continuously overloaded with information. Visualisations allow a more efficient knowledge transfer. New tools for visualization are appearing quickly on line (example IBM's Many Eyes) , but also method of graphic facilitation/recording of meetings is…


Added by Petr Kosina on November 2, 2011 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Knowledge Sharing Workshop on KM4D for BNNRC staff members


Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is going to organise Knowledge Sharing Workshop on KM4D for BNNRC…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on November 2, 2011 at 8:41am — No Comments

Research Communications and Uptake Survey: Unpacking the Results

Conducting the Research Communications and Uptake Survey provided a fascinating insight into the current ‘state of play’ between what people think they know about research communications and uptake, and what they would like to know more of. This survey was conducted during the first two weeks of September 2011 and returned over 100 responses. It would be wonderful if these results were the impetus behind a wider discussion,…


Added by Andrew Clappison on November 1, 2011 at 6:47am — No Comments

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