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[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 ...

Communities of Practice – Increasing inclusiveness, value and collaboration. Real trends or wishful thinking?

September 26, 2016  |   dgroups,en,events   |     |   0 Comment

Many Dgroups partners participated at the Eldis 20th Anniversary workshop on Digital Knowledge Sharing, held at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK on 15 and 16 September. Dgroups representatives Neil Pakenham-Walsh (Chair, Dgroups Foundation) and Ivan Kulis (ECDPM) were delighted to give a presentation on global trends and challenges for Communities of Practice in International Development. The presentation emphasised the central and growing importance of CoPS in promoting ...

Save the date! Dgroups Partners Meeting 2016

July 28, 2016  |   dgroups,events,partnership   |     |   0 Comment

We're pleased to announce that the 2016 Dgroups Partners Meeting will take place on 14th September, 2016, and it will be hosted and co-organized with IDS in the context of the Eldis 20th Anniversary Workshop. The Eldis 20th Anniversary Workshop aims "to bring together knowledge brokers and communications professionals to share learning on the current “state-of-the-art” in digital knowledge sharing theory and practice; to identify opportunities and build collaboration around the future role of digital knowledge sharing platforms and portals ...

Slides from the Dgroups Peer Exchange – 15 July 2013

The third Dgroups Online Peer Exchange session took place last Monday 15 July 2013. For this session, we had the pleasure to have as speaker Angela Nash-Mercado from Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programme and K4Health, who presented the Knowledge Gateway. This platform is running on the same technology that powers Dgroups and that is developed and supported by WA Research. The session was a useful occasion ...

Slides from the Dgroups Peer Exchange – 16 April 2013

After the one held last November, on 16 April 2013 the Dgroups Foundation hosted a second Online Peer Exchange.  Two Dgroups Partners, the FAO and the Swiss Development cooperation, presented their experience in using Dgroups effectively to support communications, knowledge sharing and learning in their work. The slides are available online at Slideshare and below here. Kristin Kolshus and Julien Custot presented how Dgroups is used at large at FAO and shared ...

Dgroups at Share Fair 2011

September 23, 2011  |   dgroups,events   |     |   0 Comment

From next Monday to 29 September 2011 IFAD in Rome will host the the second AgriKnowledge Share Fair. After the previous Share Fairs in Addis Ababa (2010) and Rome (2009), also the programme and design for this year event looks impressive:  more than 150 sharing and learning sessions on issues related to rural development and agriculture; talks by renowned practitioners in different fields; a vibrant market place; and a ...

Dgroups at PICNIC 2011

September 20, 2011  |   dgroups,en,events   |     |   0 Comment

In the context of the International Cross Media Festival PICNIC in Amsterdam, on Friday 16 September 2011, Dgroups member IICD co-organised the session Digital Media for a Better Future. The meeting addressing the issue of contributing to a better world through digital connection between the Netherlands, other western countries and developing and emerging economies. In her presentation, IICD's Saskia Harmsen underlined how: For many professionals working in development organisations both in the North and ...