ICT-KM of the CGIAR

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Archive for November, 2007

Ready to go, Italian IA Summit here

Here’s the start of the CGXchange section of the ICT-KM blog. It features news, posts, comments and musings  about online collaboration, networking and how Web technology can support the sharing of information and knowledge inside and outside of the CGIAR. The idea is to cover and offer for comments what goes on around these themes. CGXchange is…

CGIAR and Facebook

As even the “older” generations are getting caught up in the Facebook and social networking mania, it might be interesting to highlight the possible uses of Facebook to the growing, though still dormant, CGIAR network which was set up within the CGIAR by Luz Marina Alvaré from IFPRI, who is always at the cutting edge…

Telecenters in Colombia

This is a blog post about the host center of the Institutional KS project– the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)– the host country Colombia and one historical example of activities around ICT4D that I would like to celebrate. Knowledge Sharing has been part of a CIAT project called Inforcom (www.ciat.cgiar.org/inforcom), now closed. Inforcom focused…

Community Knowledge at KM4Dev

The Knowledge Management for Development community KM4Dev runs a listserv, and a Web site, among others. The threads and contributions are frequently summarized by their originators and put on a wiki space called community knowledge. It’s a fabulous resource for all “knowledge workers”. And it’s a great example of collective action. Most recently Ewen Leborgne…