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Archive for December, 2010

Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture #6 – Grace Mwaura

Our “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews, which puts a face to the youth in agricultural research for development (ARD), hears their voices and obtains an insight into their roles, perspectives, experiences and aspirations, continues with Grace Mwaura. Grace, a Kenyan intern, talks enthusiastically about her work that is helping to improve teaching,…

Evaluating the ICT-KM blog

ICT-KM and the life cycle of blogs I have always been convinced there are four steps – or call them challenges – in the life cycle of a blog: 1. the “WHY” moment: getting convinced a blog will contribute to “get your message out”, to create discussions around your project, engage with your audience,… 2.…

The new ICT Roadmap for the CGIAR

Over the last decade we have all witnessed the radical impact that ICT is having in our lives both at home, throughout society, and professionally in how organizations now carry out their work. The nature of the CGIAR as a decentralized global operation presents many challenges that result in high need for appropriate ICT to…

Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture #5 – Silvia Renn

Our “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews, which puts a face to the youth in agricultural research for development (ARD), hears their voices and obtains an insight into their roles, perspectives, experiences and aspirations, continues with Silvia Renn. Silvia is a young woman who is committed to helping rural communities in Malawi manage…

Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture #4 – Evelyn Katingi

Our “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews, which puts a face to the youth in agricultural research for development (ARD), hears their voices and obtains an insight into their roles, perspectives, experiences and aspirations, continues with Evelyn Katingi, a young woman with a passion for putting CGIAR agricultural research on the map. This is…

“Mind the (knowledge) Gap” by making use of online technologies like DSpace

The famous announcement from The London Underground- The Tube- tells people to “Mind The Gap” … But while this phrase is used for a very practical safety reason so that people don’t fall into the gap between the train and the platform-this could also be used to reflect other types of ‘warnings’ about not letting…

CGIAR Ongoing Research: Ready to Travel

CGIAR Ongoing Research is now online with a brand new design and new pathways to help you find, promote and reuse project information across the CGIAR. Thanks to the many contributors, anyone interested in the work of the CGIAR can find out who is doing what, where and with whom across the CGIAR at a fraction of…