Event / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / Social media

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

East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / ILRIComms / Knowledge and Information / people / Social media

Ewen Le Borgne joins ILRI as Knowledge Sharing and Communication Specialist

Today, Ewen Le Borgne officially joined the KMIS team, based in Addis Ababa. Ewen will lead a range of activities around knowledge sharing/management, learning, event facilitation, communication and monitoring & evaluation. He believes that development is “all about empowerment and that learning is essential to empowerment because it gives the means to continually improve one’s … Continue reading

e-resources / Livestock

Livestock Fish consultation resources

Last week, ILRI hosted a stakeholder meeting for the Mega program 3.7 proposal-writing process. If you are looking for information: The notes from the meeting are captured at http://livestock-fish.wikispaces.com/addis_stakeholder_meeting There are some public postings from the consultation on the blog: http://livestockfish.wordpress.com/ All the powerpoint files are on the wiki; they are also at: http://www.slideshare.net/ilri. There … Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIComms / people

Peter Ballantyne on board and leading the Knowledge Management and Information Services team

On 1 September 2011, Peter Ballantyne officially joined ILRI as the KMIS Manager and will lead the teams in Nairobi and Addis from his office in the ILRI Addis campus. One of the first things Peter did on arrival in Addis was to encourage all the KMIS teams to join others on the Yammer communication … Continue reading

e-resources / ILRI

ILRI InfoCentre participates in the First International Conference on African Digital Libraries and Archives

The Conference/Forum that took place at the Addis Ababa UN Conference Centre on July 1–3, 2009 brought together staff and senior program leaders of key African intergovernmental and development organizations to discuss the importance of ensuring that the development and use of information and knowledge resources and services are recognized as critical for inclusive development … Continue reading