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ICT-KM and the KS project working with other Rome-based food and agriculture organisations to put on a Knowledge "Share Fair"

Bioversity International, the CGIAR ICT-KM program, FAO, IFAD and WFP are jointly organizing a 3-day event entitled Knowledge “Share Fair” for Agricultural Development and Food Security to be held at FAO Headquarters on 20 – 22 January 2009. See the newly launched (but provisional) Knowledge “Share Fair” website AIMS AND TOPICS The Share Fair will…

KM4Dev Journal calls for papers on 'Collaborative learning: the role of organisational knowledge management strategies'

A key assumption underlying this issue’s rationale is that mutual learning between Northern and Southern stakeholders is an important success factor, not only for knowledge strategies, but also for development processes overall. Therefore strategies aimed at facilitating mutual learning need to be woven into the very fabric of the development organisation. However, it is not…

KSinR invited to participate in and support organisation of "Maximising the Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa: a workshop on research communication"

The Knowledge Sharing in Research(KSinR) project has been invited to participate in and provide support to the organisation of a workshop on effective use of research communication entitled: “Maximising the Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa: a workshop on research communication” organised by GDN, ODI, WBI and IFPRI. The workshop will take place in Addis…

YPARD and ICT-KM Join Efforts to Sponsor Participation in KS Workshop of Three Young Professionals Working in ARD

We are pleased to announce that the Young Professionals’ Platform for Agricultural Research for Development (YPARD) and ICT-KM would like to sponsor three participants to the upcoming FAO-CGIAR Knowledge Sharing Workshop, a three-phased event that combines online and face-to-face interaction (download announcement). If you are under 40, working in Agricultural Research for Development (ARD) and are…

Joint Forces with FAO to Offer a Second Edition of the Knowledge Sharing Workshop

Discover, understand and apply innovative knowledge sharing approaches to deliver outcomes that have impact! We are very pleased to announce that FAO and the ICT-KM Program are joining forces for the second edition of this workshop, which will offer FAO and CGIAR staff as well as their research partners an opportunity to explore and experiment…

CIFOR KSinR Pilot to present knowledge sharing on "Prioritizing agricultural research for development: experience and lessons" at EMBRAPA international workshop (Nov 08)

David Raitzer, Project Leader of the CIFOR KSinR Pilot Project on “Shared learning to enhance research priority assessment practices” will be presenting the work of his Pilot Project on the ‘CGIAR experience on priority setting’ as a valuable knowledge sharing strategy leading to more effective research and impact. He will be making his presentation at…

Documenting CGIAR Web-based, Collaborative Experiences

Share and promote your work! Gain visibility! Reflect on your experience! Learn together with your colleagues! Make the most of your practice! The ICT-KM Program through it’s Institutional Knowledge Sharing (IKS) Project,  would like to reward 3 Web-based collaborative experiences within the CGIAR by offering the opportunity to evaluate, document, and share those experiences.   …

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…