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Co-creating knowledge vital in research for development

Local, indigenous, knowledge is essential in any country. It is a crucial asset that people can tap into in their struggle for survival. Local knowledge is meeting renewed interest in multi-stakeholder processes where scientists, farmers and other stakeholders work together to share and co-create knowledge on an equal footing in the pursuit of achieving mutual … Continue reading

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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

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Finding and managing information in a research environment – an ILRI Komms Klinic

Information is vital to communication and research, and it is a critical resource for effective performance to any organization. Many organizations use different sources of information for planning, trend analysis and managing performance. Finding relevant and good quality information is essential to  inform all these processes, yet information can also be overwhelming. Staff at the … Continue reading

ILRIComms / Training

Grabbing public attention for your work – an ILRI Komms Klinic on public awareness

We all work with information and knowledge and we communicate continuously. We generate lots of knowledge and valuable ideas; we meet partners and colleagues in events; and most of the time we need to organize, find and track our and others’ knowledge and information. Communicating and sharing information and knowledge have been a great challenge … Continue reading

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Angeline Wafula – new KMIS staff member in Nairobi

Angela, as she prefers, is the new Knowledge Sharing and Communications Officer based at ILRI Nairobi campus. A communication and public relations graduate of Moi University, with journalism and environmental communications background, she is determined to help KMIS realize its vision. Before joining ILRI, she worked as a project/communications officer at Seeds of Peace Africa … Continue reading