ICT-KM of the CGIAR

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Author: Simone Staiger

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,…

Knowledge Share Fair: Latin America and Caribbean at CIAT, Cali, Colombia, 25 – 27 May 2010

We are pleased to announce the Knowledge Share Fair Latin America and Caribbean which will take place in Cali, Colombia, 25 – 27 May 2010. Focus In January 2009, Rome-based agencies working in agriculture, development and food security joined forces to co-organize the first Knowledge “Share Fair” in order to enable their staff to showcase,…

New ILAC brief: Working in virtual environments – Three practical collaborative tools

by Simone Staiger-Rivas, Peter Shelton, Petr Kosina and Nancy White Download the brief from the ILAC Web site It was a great pleasure to work with Peter, Petr, and Nancy to produce this brief which is part of the Institutional Learning and Change (ILAC) series. The brief was written during the Institutional Knowledge Sharing project…

ICT-KM knowledge sharing: scaling up and out, up and out, up and out…

I haven’t been blogging for some time here at ICT-KM, but the recent excellent interview about our ICT-KM blog story reminded me that I really wanted to come back and talk about recent KS initiatives and interventions that are worthwhile mentioning. We haven’t been lazy over the last months. Some of the ICT-KM originated KS…

News from the Ongoing Social Media in International Development Workshop

Thanks to Nancy White, workshop facilitator for sharing this update. The “Social Media in International Development” Workshop kicked off on September 7th with four CGIAR members, two World Bank staffers, a representative from a Dutch NGO and from an Australian university. With this diversity, the group was off to a great start in their work…

ICT-KM Supports the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD)

The ICT-KM Program is supporting the GCARD process, starting with the e-consultations that should contribute a great deal in enhancing the development value of research. Organized by GFAR, the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) is more than just a Conference – it’s a multi-year process of learning and continuous updating of the…