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Extending the use of social and multimedia in Somaliland’s IGAD Sheikh Technical and Veterinary School

Earlier this month, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)’s Communications and Knowledge Management (CKM) team led a five-day Communications and Knowledge Sharing training workshop with research and teaching staff at the IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School and Reference Centre (ISTVS) in Somaliland. Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Social media / Training

Taking our communications to the next level? – Reflections from the Farming First and IFPRI workshop

Liya Dejene reflects on a one-day workshop for communicators organized by Farming First and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) prior to IFPRI’s 2020 conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading

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ILRI Komms Klinics in 2013: More and better training on communication and knowledge for ILRI staff

Since 2011, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been organizing various training courses on social media, communication and knowledge management, with the brand name ‘Komms Klinics‘. Looking back In 2011, the various sessions were organized for staff to get acquainted with different communication and social media  tools they could use in their research work, such as Yammer, iGoogle, wikis, blogging among … Continue reading

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Online peer-assists: learning about concrete solutions for water and land management research

Since January 2012, the Challenge Program for Water and Food (CPWF) is holding more and more structured learning events. Communication specialists from five out of the six basins of the program (Andes, Ganges, Mekong, Nile and Volta) have been gathering every month at a fixed date to engage in ‘peer assists’. These social learning events have … Continue reading