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

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ILRI ‘communications’ powers the Livestock Exchange event

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) and Public Awareness (PA) teams were heavily involved in organizing, facilitating,  documenting and reporting about the recent Livestock Exchange (or LivestockX) event held on 9 and 10 November 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event, which was hosted by the ILRI Board of Trustees, had 130 … Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / Social media

ILRI’s KMIS reports on AgProAfrica Conference

From 1 -3 November 2011, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in African (FARA) held a conference on “Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Enhancing Food Security in Africa.” Our Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) team … Continue reading

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

Ewen Le Borgne joins ILRI as Knowledge Sharing and Communication Specialist

Today, Ewen Le Borgne officially joined the KMIS team, based in Addis Ababa. Ewen will lead a range of activities around knowledge sharing/management, learning, event facilitation, communication and monitoring & evaluation. He believes that development is “all about empowerment and that learning is essential to empowerment because it gives the means to continually improve one’s … Continue reading

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Continuous communications learning opportunities for ILRI campus staff

In ILRI we have loads of research outputs and also lots of knowledge and valuable ideas are produced through our big events and workshops. Together with ILRI Public Awareness, ILRI’s Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) aims to support knowledge sharing and communication activities in ILRI. KMIS helps to capture the knowledge, documenting and sharing … Continue reading

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

Web 2.0 learning opportunity in Ethiopia ‘empowering’ for participants

A five-day web 2.0 training was conducted from May 23-27, 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The training was organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). Participants came from Government offices, Universities, the United Nations, Non-Governmental and International Organizations with various areas of specialization. The … Continue reading

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ILRI shares social media skills and tools with partners

From 12-14 April 2011, ILRI’s KMIS team ran an introductory social media course for five people from the East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) and the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF). The training covered the following modules: Collaboration and document sharing Blogging Managing and sharing photos on the web: Sharing PowerPoint presentation on the web: … Continue reading