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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

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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

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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

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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