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ILRI Komms Klinics in 2013: More and better training on communication and knowledge for ILRI staff

Since 2011, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been organizing various training courses on social media, communication and knowledge management, with the brand name ‘Komms Klinics‘. Looking back In 2011, the various sessions were organized for staff to get acquainted with different communication and social media  tools they could use in their research work, such as Yammer, iGoogle, wikis, blogging among … 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

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

ICT / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Social media / Training

Komms Klinics reloaded: Get smarter about research information, knowledge and communication at ILRI

ILRI staff, other CGIAR centers and partner organizations involved in research for development all have to work with information, knowledge and communication. In fact they all do it, continuously. Research is indeed about information, knowledge and communication too, whether alone, in teams and in wider and increasingly complex partnerships. We can achieve smarter research through smarter … Continue reading

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Continuous communications learning opportunities for ILRI campus staff

In ILRI we have loads of research outputs and also lots of knowledge and valuable ideas are produced through our big events and workshops. Together with ILRI Public Awareness, ILRI’s Knowledge Management and Information Services (KMIS) aims to support knowledge sharing and communication activities in ILRI. KMIS helps to capture the knowledge, documenting and sharing … Continue reading

Ethiopia / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Social media / Training

Web 2.0 learning opportunity in Ethiopia ’empowering’ for participants

A five-day web 2.0 training was conducted from May 23-27, 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The training was organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). Participants came from Government offices, Universities, the United Nations, Non-Governmental and International Organizations with various areas of specialization. The … Continue reading

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ILRI shares social media skills and tools with partners

From 12-14 April 2011, ILRI’s KMIS team ran an introductory social media course for five people from the East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) and the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF). The training covered the following modules: Collaboration and document sharing Blogging Managing and sharing photos on the web: Sharing PowerPoint presentation on the web: … Continue reading