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Archive for June, 2008

Looking at Learning Alliances (in IWMI WASPA project): A community's perspective

The Wilgoda Community, a community of mainly Tamils working as labourers for the Kurunegala Municipal Council, is one of the members of the Learning Alliance of the IWMI-led Wastewater, Agriculture, and Sanitation for Poverty Alleviation (WASPA) project. The Learning Alliance is one of two Learning Alliances set up in the project sites of WASPA- Kurunegala,…

Looking at Learning Alliances (in IWMI WASPA): The farmers' persectives

As explained in previous, recent posts the Wastewater, Agriculture and Sanitation for Poverty Alleviation (WASPA) project being run by IWMI is using a Learning Alliance approach in the project as part of the Knowledge Sharing in Research piloting activities. One of the key stakeholders in this project are farmers who are receive water from the…

Looking at Learning Alliances (in IWMI WASPA project): the NGO partner perspective

On my (Nadia Manning-Thomas, KSinR Project Leader) visit to the IWMI WASPA project site in Sri Lanka-Kurunegala to monitor and evaluate the use of the Learning Alliance approach in the project I had a chance to discuss with staff of COSI– the NGO partner working on the project in Sri Lanka. From COSI I talked…

Second KSinR M&E Pilot Project visit- to IWMI WASPA LA in Sri Lanka

As part of the continued monitoring and evaluation of the knowledge sharing activities and strategies being piloted in the 6 CGIAR research projects for the Knowledge Sharing in Research project, I (Nadia Manning-Thomas, KSinR project Leader) have been visiting with the IWMI WASPA LA KSinR Pilot Project, based in Sri Lanka. In previous blog posts…

Process monitoring of the Learning Alliance of the IWMI WASPA project in Bangladesh

The IWMI Knowledge Sharing in Research Pilot project- IWMI WASPA LA is using and monitoring and evaluating the Learning Alliance approach within the “Wastewater, Agriculture and Sanitation for Poverty Alleviation” (WASPA) project in both Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The Project is piloting a Learning Alliance approach within which to embed the research on wastewater, agriculture…

IWMI Uses Learning Alliances in its 'Wastewater, Agriculture and Sanitation for Poverty Alleviation' (WASPA) project

One of the Knowledge Sharing in Research Pilot Projects being lead by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is the piloting of the Learning Alliance approach in its ‘Wastewater, Agriculture and Sanitation for Poverty Alleviation’ (WASPA) project in Asia. The project is being undertaken by IWMI, SEI, IRC, COSI and the NGO Forum. For more…

CGIAR Participation at KM4Dev Meeting 2008

This year we were 4 CG participants at the annual meeting of the Km4Dev Community: Andrea Pape-Christiansen from ICARDA. Her participation was sponsored by the Institutional KS project as a means to further foster the KM capacity of a KS workshop participant. Andrea was very interested in the KM strategy discussions that the International Labour…

KM4Dev Core Group Meeting

On Saturday morning the KM4Dev core group was joined by all those participants who were interested in KM4dev community “business”. The morning was divided in two sessions: One that was looking at the history, context, purpose, challenges and opportunities of the Km4Dev core group, and a second session where we explored in groups issues, and…

Africa Rice Center seeking IT manager

Africa Rice Center (WARDA), one of the 15 CGIAR Centers, seeks a highly qualified individual to fill the position of ICT Manager at the Internationally Recruited Staff level at its temporary headquarters in Cotonou. Deadline for application 20 July 2008. WARDA is an international and intergovernmental research association and believes that staff diversity contributes to…