Today, Tuesday 25th September is Day 1 of the Web2.0forDev conference taking place at FAO HQ in Rome. The focus of this conference, being held in the midst of the E-Agriculture week is learning about, experiencing and exploring participatory web for development.
Along with other organisations, the CGIAR is helping to organise this interesting and innovative conference. The CGIAR is widely represented at this conference, with 5 presentations being given by CGIAR people, attendance by many IT and IM managers from various centres, as well as other projects from the CGIAR ICT-KM program.
There are people and organisations from around the globe and from various sectors, coming together to share knowledge and experiences of the use of web 2.0 tools in and for development.
To share with others out there the CGIAR representatives here plan to use this blog to present some of the ideas, discussions and approaches featuring in this conference.
Join us each day on this blog, where we will explore a different angle of Web2.0 for Dev:
Tuesday 25th Sept (Day 1)—Why 2 Web 2.0
Wednesday 26th Sept (Day2)—How to Web2.0
Thursday 27th Sept (Day 3)—Where 2 Web 2.0