CCAFS / CKM / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / LIVESTOCK-CRP / Participation / Research / Social learning

Social learning opportunities for CGIAR’s new research programs

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. Continue reading

Agriculture / CKM / Communications / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Participation

When event support moves into strategic process support

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. Continue reading

ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / South Asia

‘Leveling’ livestock information: Knowledge management at an ICAR–ILRI communications workshop

Originally posted on ILRI news:
At the lobby of National Agricultural Science Centre (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). Note: This is the tenth in a series of articles on ‘Curds and goats, lives and livelihoods— A dozen stories from northern and eastern India’. PART 10: ‘Leveling’ access to livestock information: Knowledge management talks at an ICAR–ILRI communications…

Reaching stakeholders, influencing policies: ICAR–ILRI communications workshop
ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / South Asia

Reaching stakeholders, influencing policies: ICAR–ILRI communications workshop

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Some of the ICAR scientists and communications staff at an ICAR-ILRI communications workshop in New Delhi in March 2016 (ILRI/Susan MacMillan). Note: This is the ninth in a series of articles on ‘Curds and goats, lives and livelihoods— A dozen stories from northern and eastern India‘. Part 9: Reaching stakeholders,…

Article / CKM / Communications / ILRI / ILRIComms / Kenya / Knowledge and Information / Open access

Towards innovation-spaces: Slowly evolving the ILRI Nairobi info-centre

At ILRI we intentionally further our culture of innovation. Currently we are transforming the info centre on the Nairobi campus into a multi-use co-working space. Our goal is to create a flexible collaboration hub for researchers, PhD students, fellows, staff from the regions and partners alike. Continue reading