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‘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
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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,…

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Social learning at the AgKnowledge innovation process ShareFair

Social Learning is, almost by definition, a form of Slow Learning. Social learning was at the heart of the Innovation Process share fair held at ILRI Ethiopia in May 2015. This post reviews results from a survey about participants’ experience at the fair, and outcomes of their participation. Continue reading

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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…

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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

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‘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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Harmonizing knowledge management and research at ILRI

ILRI scientist Alan Duncan was recently interviewed by the USAID Feed the Future/Agrilinks web site on ways he communicates research. He talks about how, since joining ILRI, he is working with ILRI’s Knowledge Management and Information Services to communicate beyond articles – writing blogs, putting more provisional research outputs (and processes) into the public domain, … Continue reading