September 2016 Blog Posts (7)

NEW BOOK: Networks of Knowledge Production in Sudan: Identities, Mobilities, and Technologies

Dear KM4Dev-ers,

We are excited to tell you that one of the events organised by the Sudanese Knowledge Society has culminated in a co-edited book entitled: “Networks of Knowledge Production in Sudan: Identities, Mobilities, and Technologies” that came out this month by Lexington Books. The book was co-edited by Sondra Hale and myself.

The symposium that this book…


Added by Gada Kadoda on September 27, 2016 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

KM4Dev in Vienna : information now updated

Information now updated.

Don't hesitate to write to with you questions.

If you like to actively contribute to preparations, programme, presence, facilitation, and more, consider to join the Googlegroup created for this purpose.

Added by Peter J. Bury on September 21, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

South-South Knowledge Exchange- How to make it work?

Hi all, 

I would like to invite you to an exciting event that Practical Action are hosting in London discussing South-South knowledge exchange, see details below:

South-South Knowledge Exchange – How to make it work?

Thursday 29th September

A Discussion drawing on Reflections from …


Added by Sarah Begg on September 20, 2016 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Knowledge Transfer: When to Use What Method

Transferring knowledge from one part of the organization to another is at the heart of knowledge management. But a general call to encourage more knowledge sharing or transfer is not very effective because there are many ways to transfer knowledge. You need to be sure that you are investing in the best method for what you want to accomplish. There are two questions that influence the choice of method.  

  1. What is the transfer problem you are trying to solve? For…

Added by Nancy Dixon on September 9, 2016 at 7:37pm — 1 Comment

Eldis 20th Anniversary Workshop: Learning from 20 years of digital knowledge sharing for global development

Apologies for the late notice. For those of you interested in digital knowledge sharing approaches there are still a very few places left for our forthcoming workshop at IDS. 

The event is targeted at knowledge brokers, communications professionals, librarians and researchers with an interest in how digital technologies and online spaces support knowledge generation, sharing and use in the context of global social and economic development. More information and registration…


Added by Alan Stanley on September 8, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Think Knowledge Innovation Instead Of Knowledge Transfer

     The African Rice Center* has been very successful in transferring knowledge about how to process rice in a way that makes it more nutritious and has less breakage. In a study conducted in Benin, 92% of the 600 women farmers took up a new process for parboiling rice. That is an amazing percentage for the transfer of knowledge. But the real story is the remarkable way they accomplished the transfer.

     I should note that in Benin parboiling rice is a major economic activity and…


Added by Nancy Dixon on September 1, 2016 at 10:57pm — No Comments

KM4Dev gathering at the KM-A event in Vienna

Hi all

We warmly invite all KM4Dev members to consider becoming active in one way or the other in the preparations and/or actual face2face gathering of our community at the KM Austria events in Vienna taking place from 12-15 October 2016!

Express your interest and participate via this group…


Added by Peter J. Bury on September 1, 2016 at 9:02am — No Comments

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