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What Have We Learned About the Systemic Approach to More and Better Jobs?

Decent work is challenge that is both important and complex. A third of the global labour force are not earning enough to lift themselves and their families above the poverty line; three-quarters of workers in Africa and Asia are in vulnerable employment; and annually, an estimated 2.3 million people die every year from occupational accidents.…


Added by Elisa Mandelli on January 9, 2020 at 11:50am — No Comments

In 2020 KM4Dev will celebrate the 20th year of being a global community, join in!

Be a creative creator

Join in with your energy and ideas

Lets organize and celebrate our 20 years throughout 2020

KM4Dev 2000-2020

Go and join the group, register!…


Added by Facilitator KM4Dev on December 28, 2019 at 10:28am — No Comments

Continued explorations of a KM COP

To all who may have an interest.

We held our second KM CoP at RAF Molesworth. I have come to understand that my company actually has a quite robust KM COP as well as many other COPs.  These are connected via a tool called Yammer which the company uses as a question/response tool.  It does allow for fairly rapid responses and aligns with many best practices identified in KM.  Additionally, I had but one other individual attend the event, so, perhaps, this may be a purposeless…


Added by Tedman Getschman on December 17, 2019 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Establishing a Community of Practice

To all who may have an interest,

We held our initial Knowledge Management Community of Practice meeting at RAF Molesworth this past month, and I wanted to provide an update to anyone interested.


My overall plan for our meetings is to spend 15 min on a concept and 45 min on discussion actual problems to which KM may be applied. In this first meeting, I spent 45 min on concepts and we still did 45 minutes on problems. I felt that there was much important…


Added by Tedman Getschman on November 30, 2019 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Semaine du savoir de Nairobi 2019

Retrouvez le rapport de la première conférence africaine sur le partenariat mondial de la connaissance pour le développement tenue à Nairobi du 23 au 27 septembre 2019.…


Added by SENAME Atsu on November 21, 2019 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Metrics on making best use of information accessible via search

This question came up in a discussion I had with a public body in Austria serving its (also public) clients with advice and knowledge: is it possible to measure how extensive and deep their experts are making use of information collection about their customers before they enter exchange with them?

In case these experts would enter some preparations by doing deeper search before they meet their customer, this would save considerable time for both sides. 

I should say that this…


Added by Guenter Koch on October 13, 2019 at 6:41am — No Comments

“When 60 seconds seems like an eternity”: making the most of networking opportunities

Earlier this week I was invited to run a session for the business community where I live in the UK.

Here's the account of that session which I hope is useful for many in the KM4Dev community who get limited 'facetime' with decision makers and need to make an immediate impact!

Today I had the opportunity to help the business community in Eastborune, Sussex. Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce (the…


Added by Paul J Corney on August 22, 2019 at 2:08pm — No Comments


KM is a concept which is often misunderstood and taken for granted but  a shift in the economy, has now placed knowledge at the centre  of development. There is no need for me to even go into detail  about the role knowledge plays in development  because the fact that we  can now engage in such platforms speaks volume.  Knowledge  based economy thrives were there are  clear procedures  on how  knowledge is to be managed and its imperative that  the significance it plays in development  is…


Added by Thabo Mosiakgabo on August 13, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Community Radio related two BNNRC Initiative recognized as the Champions in UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS) Prizes 2019

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC)’s two projects has recognized as the Champions of the prestigious UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes contest 2019. Projects are;

Climate justice and resilience through Community Radio at coastal areas of the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh, Supported by the COAST Trust, Bangladesh…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on March 5, 2019 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) in United Nations SDG Media Compact

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is among more than 39 media organizations from across the world that have come together to form a Global SDG Media Compact aimed at advancing awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

United Nations the SDG Media Compact aimed to scale up engagement on the Goals as a…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on February 10, 2019 at 10:48am — No Comments

Skills development and need-based education must cope up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4th IR) in Bangladesh

Skills development and need-based education must cope up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4th IR)

We are at the transition time…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on December 20, 2018 at 6:24pm — No Comments

How KM can help with urban regeneration: 10 tips for engaging with the community

That was before we acquired a place in Lisbon in 2011 and saw the dramatic impact Urban or Street Art can…


Added by Paul J Corney on December 17, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Community Media: Digital Peoples’ Colloquium - Shaping the Future of Media, Information & Entertainment in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC) is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) accredited with World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) of the United Nations and UN WSIS prize winner 2016 and Champion 2017. BNNRC's outreach extends to local, national and international…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on December 4, 2018 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Join the ‘Knowledge on a Mission’ on Nov 9th at IFC

Knowledge on a Mission is a free, day-long event sponsored by the International Finance Corporation of The World Bank Group. It brings together executives from large organizations (in both private sector and non-profit domains), international knowledge practitioners & operational staff, and independent high-level…


Added by Arno Boersma on October 29, 2018 at 2:08am — No Comments

Green Jobs and Economic Growth

The United Nations Environmental Protection and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, describe Green jobs as jobs that help to protect ecosystems and biodiversity, reduce energy, materials and water consumption through high-efficiency strategies, decarbonize the economy and minimize or altogether avoid all forms of waste and pollution.

Based on the above definitions, I can say that environmental protection is an important aspect of economic growth and development. Since sustainable…


Added by Seasoned Development Solutions on October 25, 2018 at 7:43pm — No Comments


My name is kgalalelo at the University of Botswana studying Library and Information studies.Tacit  is the kind of knowledge that is difficult to transfer to another person by means of writing it down or verbalizing it. i will like to know the various methods that can be used to collect or gain tacit knowledge among employees in the organisation.

i am looking forward for your help 


Added by kgalalelo kays on September 20, 2018 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Knowledge Regions

Hello All

My name is Tefo, I am a student at the University of Botswana, studying Library and Information Sciences. I am currently working on a project about finding out different views on learning and knowledge regions of different organisations, their importance, and factors to consider when planning to organize them.

So your points of view will highly be appreciated.

Thank you.

Added by Tefo Moduke on September 17, 2018 at 8:50am — No Comments


My Name is Bofelo N Balangani a student in University of Botswana Studying Knowledge Management

can we please discuss in detail the 10 steps of KM in implementing knowledge management.

Thank youu... 

Added by Bofelo Balangani on September 6, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Knowledge Regions Conference with special focus on knowledge islands end of Nov. 2018 in Tenerife

Please be invited to join ;

Amongst several tracks special session is planned with Peter Bury adressing issues of "Knowledge Republic" and alternative models in knowledge economics.


Added by Guenter Koch on August 23, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

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