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Archive for April, 2009

What the Transition Management Team is saying…

A previous detailed post about the meeting of the communications group with the Transition Management team (TMT) in Penang already gave an overview of the fruitful interaction that has been going on in Penang during the strategic communications workshop of the CGIAR. Here are some closing remarks from DFID’s Jonathan Wadsworth, member of the TMT:…

Bridging the digital divide to Africa

This article was first published in the International Livestock Research Institute’s (ILRI, www.ilri.org ) internal intranet site. East Africa will be the last region in the world to be connected to the internet by optic fibre cable. This article helped to explain to our staff why internet connectivity has been so expensive and slow from…

Knowledge Sharing in Research Pilot project documented as a DFID Research for Development case study

The work of one the Pilot Projects of the Knowledge Sharing in Research(KSinR) Project  has been recently documented as part of the DFID Research for Development (R4D) case study series. The case study focuses on the exciting and innovative International Farmers’ Conference (www.icarda.org/farmersconference) that was organised by ICARDA as part of its grant from the…

What the participants are saying …

On the last day of the CGIAR Strategic Communication Workshop in Penang, Malaysia, some of the participants kindly agreed to give their feedback on the four-day event. Find out what they had to say: what worked, what didn’t work, and what they hope to see happening as an outcome of the workshop … Savitri Mohapatra,…

Fiona Chandler: Waiting for the Next Dance

When Fiona Chandler arrived in Penang, Malaysia, to attend the CGIAR Strategic Communications Workshop, she wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Even after the first dialog session between the Transition Management Team (TMT) and the group of CGIAR communicators had taken place, she felt a clear relationship had yet to be established between the two…