CKM / 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…

Capacity Strengthening / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / PIM / Social media / Training

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

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 / Film and Video / ILRIComms / Livestock

Voices from the field: Using multimedia to tell livestock stories

In 2010 the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) started making photofilms to capture event highlights and to tell stories about people who depend on livestock for their livelihoods, food, income and cropping. What are photofilms? A photofilm combines (mostly still) photographs and audio recordings in a multimedia product, usually just a few minutes in length. … Continue reading

Ethiopia / Knowledge and Information

More teamwork and integrated communication for ILRI: Partnerships and communications 2012 plan

Most of us want to be part of an interesting, engaging and successful meeting where, as the dust settles and participants get back at their work stations, there is a general feeling of being empowered and energized as opposed to feeling overwhelmed by long discussions that lack follow-up plans. This was the feeling of participants … Continue reading