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Archive for October, 2007

ILAC starts a new five-year phase

The Institutional Learning and Change Initiative of the CGIAR (ILAC) starts a new five-year phase, with support from DGIS. “This new phase of the ILAC Initiative will strive to enhance impacts through partnerships for innovation and to support pro-poor groups that are already employing innovative approaches but may lack adequate visibility, resources and credibility.” Among…

Web Design Guidelines for Low Bandwith

10 useful tips from www.aptivate.org 1. No Page Bigger than 25kB. Design your pages to load within 10 seconds over 20kbps connections, which means 25kB is the maximum page size. If you do one thing, do this. 2. Reduce Images. Good design is possible without lots of images. Use CSS for layout and rollovers, instead…

CGIAR participants start to digest Web2fordev

CG participants met on day 3 to digest the conference and jointly think about possible ways to move forward. Some ideas that were discussed: Look at the “IFPRI” model of training and guidance, which consists in once a week face to face and/or distance modules. Support through the Institutional Knowledge Sharing Project, Web 2.0 Pilot…