ICT-KM of the CGIAR

Collaborate, Create, Communicate

Archive for 2009

Knowledge Share Fair for Agricultural Development and Food Security starts next week at FAO Headquarters

Rome-based international agencies are jointly organizing a 3-day Knowledge Share Fair to showcase success stories and learn from each others good practices and experience. The open-house event will provide an extensive insight into the agencies’ many efforts and related activities in the field of agricultural development and food security. The Fair will be a platform…

Knowledge ShareFair: Why?

The Share Fair presents a unique opportunity and novel approach to find out directly from the staff involved, and exchange views with them, on how Bioversity International, the CGIAR ICT-KM programme, FAO, IFAD and WFP have applied new methods of communication and knowledge sharing to improve the effectiveness and impact of their work. It will…

Knowledge ShareFair: "The Agricultural Library of the Future"

On January 22, Peter Ballantyne, president of IAALD will host a session exploring the future of libraries. Libraries and library-like services have powered agricultural information and knowledge sharing for decades. In a ‘googling’ world, however, where information and knowledge sharing are often seen as a ‘Do-It-Yourself’ skillset, how are they still relevant and what can…

Knowledge ShareFair: count down has started!

One week to go to the Share Fair….the organizers have been hard at work to fine tune a very articulate agenda. We are almost there! About 100 different sessions will take place over the 3 days…. feel overwhelmed? To plan your time sufficiently, you can download the “Plan your ShareFair time!” template and fill out…