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Archive for September, 2008

CGIAR change management: open for business!

The CGIAR is undertaking a major Change management process,  and new governance and funding options are already on the table for discussion. The CGIAR has opened up access to all interested to participate in this debate through the Virtual Forums at www.cgiar.org/cgdisc. A live blogger has joined the change management retreat group meeting in Los…

FARA and CGIAR: working closer

September 2-4, 2008. A CGIAR / FARA Consultation towards Partnerships and Coordinated Implementation was held at FARA’s Headquarters in Accra to harmonize CGIAR and FARA research initiatives in Africa. This consultation was not intended to cover the overall operation of CGIAR and FARA in the continent. The focus was on collective action initiatives requiring strategic partnerships…

The CGIAR Capacity Building community: exploring where we are and where we want to be

Since 2004 the ICT-KM Program has funded the Online Learning Resources (OLR) project to identify and apply innovative ways to make available and accessible content knowledge of the CGIAR for teaching and learning purposes. From the 15 of September, for 2 days participants from most CGIAR centers, a number of advanced research institutes and partner…

"Sharing knowledge-tell us a story"–article on KSinR project in latest New Agriculturalist

See in the most recent (Sept 08) issue of the New Agriculturist. An article on the CGIAR ICT-KM Knowledge Sharing in Research project-highlighting the ICARDA Farmers’ Conference called “Sharing knowledge-tell us a story” Magazine can be found at: www.new-ag.info  home page this issue contents focus on points of view developments Sharing knowledge – tell us…

KS Workshop 2: Week Zero launched

The second edition of the KS Workshop is currently kicking off with a “Week Zero” which is dedicated to introductions, and orientation around the online space of the workshop: Moodle. Week 0 has been added by the facilitators to the workshop agenda. We hope that it helps to give the group more time to get…

Registration for 2nd KS Workshop is now closed

The 2nd KS Workshop has seen an overwhelming interest with over 45 registrations coming in over the month of August. The registration is now closed with 35 participants for its online phase. The participants come from following organizations: Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East & North Africa (AARINENA) Bioversity International Center for…