At last week’s Knowledge for Development African Partnership Conference, ILRI’s KM approach was shared with participants.
ILRI takes open access seriously, adopting open licences for its products, setting up a dedicated repository as a publishing tool for all its products and establishing a portal for its data. Open access isn not just mandatory, it offers significant opportunities for its research to travel further and be applied.
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Our wikis have moved to a new home because our previous provider Wikispaces recently closed. Find your wiki on http://ilriwikis.org/
This article by Abenet Yabowork, Alan Orth and Peter Ballantyne in the KM4Dev Journal explains the origins, operation and uses of the CGSpace repository set up in 2009 by the International Livestock Research Institute with several partners.
The second phase of the Africa RISING program is featuring communities of practice (CoP) focused on seven distinct themes. The ILRI comms team is supporting the CoP champions to facilitate their engagement.
Beamlak Tesfaye, has joined the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Communication and Knowledge Management (CKM) team as knowledge management and communications expert starting April 2017.
In search for collaboration, people and organizations sometimes have first to deal with conflict. But conflict management is not easy to understand nor to organize. This team building presentation gives some initial hints on managing conflict.
Social learning approaches take learning and behaviour change beyond the individual to communities, networks and systems. Through facilitated processes of working together, interactive dialogue, exchange, learning, action and reflection, shared ways of knowing emerge that lead to changes, and improvements, in practice.
ILRI’s CKM team recently supported the process leading to and facilitating a ‘National coordination and experience sharing forum (NCESF) in the area of food security and resilience building programs in Ethiopia’. This experience went well beyond typical event support and offered interesting opportunities for ILRI more widely. This post also looks at lessons learned in the process.