ICT-KM of the CGIAR

Collaborate, Create, Communicate

Author: Nadia Manning-Thomas

An experiment in how best to do R4D: the CPWF launches work on ‘Learning to Innovate’

“Experiments are used by everyone, all the time; whether it’s testing the effects of a drug, or trying to make a new relationship work” (Wikipedia) The Challenge Program on Water and Food is carrying out an experiment in making the relationship between research and development, often referred to as research for development,  work better by…

CPWF focuses on improving coordination and change in its Basin programs

The Challenge Program on Water and Food of the CGIAR is trying to do something different. In their words “through the paradigm of water productivity – developing ways to produce more food within limited water availability – it offers a new approach to natural resources management research within the CGIAR. The CPWF works together with…

“Sharing knowledge and connecting researchers is what we do”: Mendeley and the CGIAR what a good match!

According to the Mendeley blog,  “Sharing knowledge and connecting researchers is what we do” — and this is exactly what we at the CGIAR ICT-KM Program do too! What a good match! We were, therefore, very happy to see one of our very own CGIAR staff featured recently on the Mendeley blog for her work on supporting knowledge sharing…

Over the rainbow: Seminar on “Beyond the scientific article – making your research social”

” Somewhere over the rainbow, Way up high, There’s a land that I heard of, Once in a lullaby.” While scientific articles have been and still are the ‘rainbow’ for research and researchers, new and exciting approaches to research communication (such as social media tools) are helping us to find our way over the rainbow, reaching higher, to new…

Time to change: learn tools for more effective research output sharing (Register now for Mendeley webinar Nov 24th)

“It’s time to change the way we do research” -are you ready? do you know how? Register now for an interesting webinar! One way to change the way we do research is to improve the way in which we create, collaborate and communicate. We need to find ways to make our research data, information and…