Simone Staiger-Rivas's Blog (10)

Event announcement: Invitation to KM4Dev Conversa, Medellin Colombia 19-21 Sept. 2018

Dear KM4devers, specifically those interested in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)



A small group of colleagues and KM4dev friends enthusiastically present this gathering to explore new, and not-so-new but still unresolved, KM challenges with emphasis on the LAC region.


We are pleased…


Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on July 19, 2018 at 5:43pm — 1 Comment

Call for proposals KM4Dev journal on best practices in information and data management for development

Call for Papers for the KM4Dev Journal:

Open research, open data, and your development organization: Best practices in information and data management for development

The Knowledge Management for Development Journal (KM4D Journal) is a peer-reviewed community-based journal on knowledge management for development – for and by development practitioners, researchers and policymakers. The journal is closely related to the KM4Dev community of practice…


Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on August 23, 2016 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Job offering: Holistic info and data manager, international position in ag research 4 dev

Please consider sharing this announcement widely. 


  • Lead implementation of the CIAT data management strategy in accordance with CGIAR’s open access policy and coordinate the necessary processes in collaboration with researchers, corporate communications, and the information technology unit.
  • Provide leadership and strategic guidance in identifying and implementing improved mechanisms for data and…

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on February 5, 2014 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Register now for the KM4Dev Meeting and the Knowledge Share Fair, Cali Colombia May 24-28

We are pleased to invite you to attend the KM4Dev meeting and the

Knowledge Share Fair for Latin America and The Caribbean which will

take place in the week of May 24, 2010 at the International Center for

Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia.

About the KM4Dev meeting

This year the event will be connected to the below-mentioned CGIAR-FAO

Knowledge Fair. During that event many cases and experiences will be

shared among participants.… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on April 21, 2010 at 6:59pm — No Comments

KM4Dev meeting Cali Colombia May 27&28 Give input on meeting concept through a survey

“All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in

making the connections” Arthur Aufderheide, University of Minnesota.

By bringing together Knowledge Management professionals over two days

from 27- 29 May, 2010 at the International Center for Tropical

Agriculture (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia, and in connection with

the CGIAR-FAO Share Fair (same location, 25-27 May, 2010)… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on March 15, 2010 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Call for proposals: Knowledge Fair Latin America and Caribbean, Cali, Colombia

Dear all,

In January 2009, Rome-based agencies working in agricultural research and development, and food security joined forces to co-organize the first Knowledge Share Fair in order to enable their staff to showcase, recreate and invent ways to share knowledge and improve…


Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on February 18, 2010 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Pre-announcement: 2010 KM4Dev meeting in Colombia May 2010 - invitation to join organizing team

The KM4dev Core group has been discussing possibilities for 2010 KM4Dev meetings. While different locations have been explored in the context of funding opportunities, and interesting connected events, we have also discussed opportunities for making more out of the regional and linguistic diversity in the community.

Lucie Lamoureux summarized nicely that "KM4dev events come in all shapes and sizes (annual meetings, regional meetings, informal get-togethers, etc.) which is perfectly… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on February 2, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Enhancing the development value of research: Join GFAR's regional e-consultations

A series of electronic and face-to-face consultations are being conducted at regional and global levels which will preceed the GCARD Conferences (see below) in order to capture the contributions and perspectives of all stakeholders in the agricultural research, education and development systems. This will reshape the global agricultural research for development (AR4D) agenda and centre it on the needs of the poor in developing countries.

Organized by GFAR, the Global Conference on… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on August 25, 2009 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Social Media for Development Workshop September 2009

Dear all,

See the full announcement:


From the learnings from the successful pilot (See blog posts about the event), and second Social Media Online Workshop, the CGIAR through its ICT-KM Program, is pleased to offer a new online opportunity for… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on July 9, 2009 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Recommendations and Lessons from Knowledge Sharing Efforts in the CGIAR

In July 2008 the Institutional Knowledge Sharing (IKS) Project commissioned to conduct an independent evaluation of the first phase (2004-2006) of the Knowledge Sharing project. This study assesses the results of the four pilot activities, illustrates the systemic impact of the project, and presents lessons distilled from the combined experience of KS professionals in six CGIAR centers.

The study used semi-structured, open-ended telephone interviews to gather feedback from… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on June 16, 2009 at 10:38pm — No Comments

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We all get a great deal out of our engagement in KM4Dev. Maybe you would be happy to express appreciation through a regular voluntary contribution. Crowd funding works! 

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