THINK! The Innovation Knowledge Foundation

THINK! (The Innovation Knowledge Foundation) is an international no-profit research institute – a think tank – whose aim is to collect, process, share and circulate information concerning the ways in which ICT and digital technologies can enable innovation processes, economic growth and human development in mature, emerging and less developed […]

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Technology Salon: a discussion at the intersection of technology & development

In April of 2008, Wayan Vota started the Technology Salon™ as a forum where technology and development professionals could share their opinions on emerging trends in ICT and international development in an intimate and informal discussion around technology’s impact on donor-sponsored technical assistance delivery, and private enterprise driven economic development, […]

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Ghana Information and Knowledge Sharing Network (GINKS)

The Ghana Information and Knowledge Sharing Network (GINKS) is a constitution of a broad range of people drawn from various fields of endeavour but mainly involved in Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and sustainable Development. GINKS exist as a linchpin that streamlines all disjointed ICT projects, initiatives and programs in a […]

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World Bank

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships […]

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Eldis Community

Eldis Communities has been developed by the Eldis team. Since 1995 we have been providing an online information service for the development community. Eldis Communities is an extension to our existing services and runs alongside the Eldis website. Through Eldis Communities development professionals can engage with each other and also […]

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ICT-KM blog

The ICT-KM Program of the CGIAR promotes and supports the use of information and communications technology (ICT) and knowledge management (KM) to improve the effectiveness of the CGIAR System’s work on behalf of the poor in developing countries. The Need The world is undergoing profound economic, technological and social changes. […]

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Ideas for Development blog

Ideas for Development is an international blog meant to stimulate debate on development issues. It brings together a set of senior professionals engaged in this sphere through their careers and personal convictions. This blog aims at offering a new forum for open discussion and interaction between scholars, students, professionals of […]

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Knowledge Sharing Toolkit

This toolkit has been developed by the ICT-KM Program of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). It is a living knowledge repository about knowledge sharing. We created it to be a resource both for KS workshops and […]

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Knowledge Management for Development (KM4dev)

KM4Dev is a community of international development practitioners who are interested in knowledge management and knowledge sharing issues and approaches, and who seek to share ideas and experiences in this domain. The community traces its origins back to two face-to-face workshops held respectively in February and June 2000. Participants from […]

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NISG ICTD Knowledge Repository

The ICTD project has generated a store of knowledge during implementation. These knowledge artefacts are available for wider dissemination for the benefit of civil society and government organisations. We thank UNDP, DIT and our partner organisations for contributing to this rich store of knowledge.

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A model for community participation in African libraries to preserve Indigenous Knowledge

Before you begin reading the essay, you may wish to listen to Betsie Greyling talk about the Ulwazi Programme in this video: Abstract Africa and African libraries and information centres are poorly equipped to make a meaningful contribution to the current global digital knowledge economy. The lack of management systems […]

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A New Organization to Address Poverty Through Human-Centered Design

Reposted without edits from IDEO.com IDEO announces new organization to address poverty through human-centered design. March 7, 2011 — Palo Alto, Calif. — Today IDEO announced that in the fall of this year, it will launch a new organization aimed at spreading human-centered design throughout the social sector in order […]

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