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Archive for November, 2008

Looking for changes in research from using knowledge sharing through using an 'Outcomes Logic Model' in the KSinR Synthesis Workshop

In the Inception workshop for the Knowledge Sharing in Research project, the Project Leader and Pilot projects all used the Impact Pathways approach to look at the actors who were considered necessary in the network around the particular project with whom relationships should be changed, strengthened or made in order to achieve success in the…

Learning about Project activities, outputs and outcomes through a 'River of Life' exercise at the KSinR Synthesis Workshop

In the Knowledge Sharing in Research project’s Synthesis Workshop, held 17-19 November 2008 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a ‘River of Life’ exercise was used to facilitate the reviewing of all the KSinR Pilot Projects and KSinR project. In the River of Life exercise, all participants were asked to visualise their projects using a river metaphor.…

KSinR Synthesis Workshop roadmap, objectives, and approaches used

The Knowledge Sharing in Research project’s Synthesis Workshop, held 17-19th November 2008 on ILRI Campus, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was designed to bring together the Pilot Projects (6) and those working on the umbrella project (KSinR) to carry out a number of activities to look back over the project activities to better understand them and to…

Institutional KS Project Poster

The Institutional KS Project will exhibit the below poster at the Annual General Meeting (AGM08) of the CGIAR in Maputo early next month. The poster represents the project framework and examples of interventions and activities from the last two years.  The poster text can also be seen on the Institutional KS Web site. See and…

KSinR Synthesis workshop starts on Monday 17th November 2008

After more than one year since the Inception workshop for the ICT-KM Knowledge Sharing Project, many of the 6 KSinR Pilot Projects have carried out and completed their activities and piloting periods within the KSinR project. On Monday 17th November 2008 a Synthesis workshop for the Knowledeg Sharing in Research Project will take place. The…

Statistics from Space….and data as public good…

Last week I was in Seattle, Washington, to participate in the launch of the Gates-funded geospatial technology project for Sub-Saharan Africa recently awarded to the CGIAR (more on this later) and in the “Statistics from Space” meeting. Sean Gorman from FortiusOne, one of the fellow participants, wrote this very interesting summary of the meeting.