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General Data Protection Regulation: Guidance to Dgroups Foundation from WA-Research

June 04, 2018  |   en,partnership,platform   |     |   0 Comment

On May 25, 2018, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. The Dgroups Foundation has received confirmation that WA Research, the company that hosts and develops the dgroups.org website, is fully compliant with the GDPR. Details are included in the guidance note that the Dgroups Board has received by WA Research - see text below or download in PDF. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/201805-GDPR_Guidance_from_WA-Research_final2.pdf" target="blank"]Download the guidance note (pdf)[/su_button] We’re sure you are aware of the ...

Case study: Using Dgroups to map rules and regulations governing the use of drones

May 25, 2018  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

Giacomo Rambaldi from CTA is a long time user and supporter of Dgroups, having used the platform for more than a decade now. During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Giacomo presented one specific Dgroup he is administering and that deals with the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones technology for agriculture. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Case-Study-Dgroups-CTA-UAV4Ag-Final.pdf" target="blank"]Download the case study (pdf)[/su_button] Watch the video presentation below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yoFDQOAOvg (see also the

Case study: Using Dgroups to bring together a global community of purpose

May 15, 2018  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

Neil Pakenham Walsh is the Coordinator of Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) and is the current Chair of the Dgroups Foundation. In a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Neil presented the work that HIFA does and why Dgroups is a cornerstone of its success. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Case-Study-Dgroups-HIFA-Final.pdf" target="blank"]Download the case study (pdf)[/su_button] Watch the video presentation below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_gWB9DJOkQ (see also the slides used in the webinar) Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) is ...

Case study: Using Dgroups for stakeholder engagement and participation in the FAO Farmer Field School

April 19, 2018  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Suzanne Phillips from the Farmer Field School Team in the Plant Production and Protection Division of the FAO presented how they have been using Dgroups to connect a global and growing community of field school practitioners together. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Case-Study-Dgroups-FAO-FFS-Final.pdf" target="blank"]Download the case study (pdf)[/su_button] Watch the video presentation below: https://youtu.be/xH35gddLJOw (see also the slides used in the webinar) The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach is an ...

An introduction to Dgroups [9-minute video presentation]

April 11, 2018  |   dgroups,partnership,platform   |     |   1 Comment

Dgroups is a longstanding, successful international development initiative, like few others. It has been online since 2002, and hundreds of thousands of development professionals use it regularly in their work.  Some, however, may be less familiar with it or may have just heard about it. So what is Dgroups? During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Saskia Harmsen from the Dgroups Board gave a short introduction to ...

Recording and slides from the webinar on Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization

March 27, 2018  |   dgroups   |     |   0 Comment

The webinar on Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization, organized in partnership with FAO, took place on 22 March, 2018. About 70 people joined the live event; several more had registered and expressed the interest to receive the webinar recording. The full session is now available for playback on our YouTube channel and below here. https://youtu.be/hWoe6dy4PXM The total recording is just over one long. You are welcome to watch it all, or jump straight to the ...

[Webinar] Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization

March 13, 2018  |   events   |     |   0 Comment

Have you ever looked for an easy solution to create networks and communities of practice within your organization? Would you like a simple, non-commercial tool, respectful of privacy for team discussions? Do you need a knowledge exchange solution that is compatible with low bandwidth users in the South? Dgroups can offer you the perfect solution. Dgroup is a longstanding successful development initiative that promotes dialogue. Supported by over 20 organizations, it currently engages over 290 000 ...

Dgroups welcomes four new partner organizations

January 21, 2018  |   en,partnership   |     |   0 Comment

The Dgroups Partnerships keeps growing, with four organizations having recently joined the Dgroups Foundation: Global Healthcare Information Network CIC (GHI-net) and C3 Collaborating for Health as Associate Partners; Charter for Change and Personas Facilitadoras DT as Project Partners. Global Healthcare Information Network CIC (GHI-net) is a "non-profit organisation established in 2005 to administer the global initiative HIFA (Healthcare Information For All). [...] HIFA continues to grow, with ...

Presentations and report Dgroups Annual Partners Meeting 2017

December 15, 2017  |   dgroups,en,partnership,platform   |     |   0 Comment

The 2017 Dgroups Annual Partners Meeting was held on 30 November 2017. This year’s meeting was held online using Adobe Connect. A total of 15 participants joined the meeting, representing 6 of the 16 Full Dgroups Partners and 5 of the 8 Associate Partners. Damir Simunic and Joe Canda from WA-Research also joined the meeting. The agenda of the meeting was organized in three main parts: Dgroups business meeting - Presentation by the Dgroups ...

Dgroups Annual Partners Meeting – 30 November 2017

October 27, 2017  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

In the last Board meeting, the Board of the Dgroups Foundation has set the date for the 2017 Dgroups Annual Partners Meeting.  This year's meeting will be held online on Thursday 30th November 2017, from 10 am to 12 pm (Amsterdam, Rome, Brussels -  you can check the exact time in your timezone using this link: http://ow.ly/qXe330g3F35. The meeting will include: The Dgroups Partners business meeting, with review ...