ASSP / Ethiopia / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / people

Photofilm training to better document and communicate research in Ethiopia

Originally posted on Africa RISING:
On the way back to Addis Ababa after the field work in Goshe Bado Kebele (image credit: ILRI\Zerihun Sewunet ) A key part of the Africa RISING communication strategy is to really engage with and document the knowledge and experiences of the communities where it works. Alongside more classical research…

Film and Video / ILRI / ILRIComms / Interview / Knowledge and Information / people / Presentation / Training

Incorporating multimedia in ILRI’s research

Last week, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) staff in Nairobi and Addis Ababa Ethiopia attended a Komms Klinic session on ‘working with multimedia’. Nairobi participants enjoyed the live presentation while Addis colleagues joined in Via WebEx. Paul Karaimu , ILRI’s corporate writer led the session and engaged participants in a captivating presentation and discussion on: … Continue reading

Agriculture / Article / Ethiopia / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / people

‘Livestock Live Talks’- A new way to foster discussions on ILRI’s research

Seminars are a key instrument to unravel the power of ‘conversations’ in any research institution. In the case of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), seminars are meant to generate agendas within research groups, partners, would-be partners, donors and the public at large. They help take ILRI to the next level as a convener, thought leader and … Continue reading

Film and Video / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / people

Harmonizing knowledge management and research at ILRI

ILRI scientist Alan Duncan was recently interviewed by the USAID Feed the Future/Agrilinks web site on ways he communicates research. He talks about how, since joining ILRI, he is working with ILRI’s Knowledge Management and Information Services to communicate beyond articles – writing blogs, putting more provisional research outputs (and processes) into the public domain, … Continue reading

East Africa / Ethiopia / Event / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / people / Social media

ILRI helps set up local ‘Knowledge Management for Development’ group in Ethiopia

Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) is an established community of practice (CoP) that seeks to forge linkages and encourage peer learning and exploration around the field of knowledge management for development. The network has grown a lot over the past five years and now has just under 1500 mailing list subscribers and over 2700 Ning … Continue reading

Africa / Climate Change / CRP37 / Ethiopia / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / people / Social media

Goats and Trees: 10 weeks as a KMIS intern at ILRI, Addis Ababa

On 26 January 2012, Kara Brown travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to begin a 10-week internship with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Knowledge Management & Information Services (KMIS). Here she reflects on her days in Addis Ababa – the ideas were initially shared with ILRI colleagues on 30 March 2012. It was my very … Continue reading

e-resources / ICT / Knowledge and Information / people / Social media

ILRI toolbar: How to simplify your browsing experience

The ILRI community toolbar is a graphical user interface that allows users to quickly and smartly locate all of ILRI’s communication channels as well as related livestock websites. This must have toolbar, contains tabs that will significantly reduce the amount of time you spend browsing for various pages and sites that are commonly used at … Continue reading