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Archive for March, 2010

On the road again

The ICT-KM Program is on the road again. As I write this I’m in Montpellier, France, attending the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD). The Conference aims to create new ways of working together to enhance the development and impact of agricultural research. More on this soon. Over the next few months, we…

Feria del Conocimiento – América Latina y el Caribe: Segunda Convocatoria de Propuestas

[Post available in English] El Programa de Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación (ICT-KM) del Grupo Consultivo para la Investigación Agrícola Internacional (CGIAR), la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO) y otras organizaciones internacionales trabajan juntos en la preparación de una Feria del Conocimiento en los campos de la investigación…

Second Call for Proposals for Knowledge Share Fair Latin America and Caribbean

[Post disponible en Español] From 25-27 May 2010, the ICT-KM Program of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other international organizations will be organizing a 3-day event at the Campus of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Cali (Colombia) entitled…

New publication: Learning to share knowledge for global agricultural progress

In 2008 the ICT-KM Program’s Institutional Knowledge Sharing project led by CIAT undertook the design and delivery of a series of successful knowledge sharing workshops. Together with Nancy White, we conceptualized a 3 phase event (online, face-to-face, online) with the ambition to help CGIAR and partner staff to reflect, learn and practice knowledge sharing principles,…

Not working or networking?

We’ve been advocates of social media for a long time. So it was encouraging to see the Special Report on social media from the Economist, which extols the benefits of social networking technologies that are “the beginning of an exciting new era of global interconnectedness that will spread ideas and innovations around the world faster…

Share Fair and KM4Dev meeting: Bookmark now these two inseparable events

“All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in making the connections” Arthur Aufderheide, University of Minnesota. In an earlier post we wrote about the CGIAR-FAO Knowledge Share Fair that will take place at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in May 25-27. We are currently receiving excellent replies to our…