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How 2 Web 2.0

Today, Wednesday 26th September 2007, is Day 2 of the Web2.0 for Dev Conference. The schedule involves a number of plenary, parallel and open space sessions. In all of these sessions, tools, approaches and experiences are being presented and shared. Some examples are: -Web 2.0 for Rural Develoment and Community Empowerment, Opportunities and Barriers -Using…

Why 2 Web 2.0..

The theme of today’s blogging is “Why 2 Web 2.0″ and we invite you to post any comments, responses, ideas or thoughts on this particular topic whether you are attending the Web 2.0 for Dev conference or not. – Do want to or need to share information and knowledge with others? -Do you work in…

Sharing on the Web2.0 for Dev Conference

Today, Tuesday 25th September is Day 1 of the Web2.0forDev conference taking place at FAO HQ in Rome. The focus of this conference, being held in the midst of the E-Agriculture week is learning about, experiencing and exploring participatory web for development. Along with other organisations, the CGIAR is helping to organise this interesting and…

Research and Development: Show me the Impact…

Scientific research has historically been assessed by the level of citations a publication or researcher has – the more the better being the mantra.  The reasoning being that the “credible” researcher (or significant work) would automatically lead to citations or popularity: the more “credible” leading to more citations.  Problems with this model are quite obvious,…

Working together, working better

One of the main efforts of the CIO office is to strengthen collaborative efforts with CGIAR partners. This has translated to participating in conferences to conducting knowledge sharing workshops and sessions. One of the more successful partnerships strengthened has been with the FAO. Main focus of the CGIAR-FAO partnership as lead by the Program focuses…

Inception Workshop starts today!

The leaders of the pilot projects selected as a result of the ICT-KM Knowledge Sharing call for proposal gather today at IRRI headquarters.    The three-day workshop (August 21st – 23rd) provides all project leaders an opportunity to share ideas and knowledge regarding their projects and experiences, in addition to working with project leaders to refine…

Welcome to ICT-KM News!

This blog will feature news and announcements about the ICT-KM Program’s projects and events, as well as other developments involving information and communications technology and knowledge sharing techniques that help improve the effectiveness of the CGIAR’s work on behalf of the poor in developing countries. Our latest online tool will also allow you to comment…