Dgroups is now available for time-limited projects

March 20, 2017  |   dgroups,news,partnership   |     |   0 Comment

The Foundation is committed to make Dgroups accessible and affordable to all development organisations worldwide. For this reason, and to answer requests for membership in Dgroups received in recent months, the Dgroups Foundation has now introduced a new type of partnership into Dgroups: Project Partner. This membership type is available for time-limited activities that are jointly carried out by two or more organisations, where formal individual organisation membership (Full/Associate) is not appropriate to their needs. An overview of ...

Dgroups technical guides and resources

February 20, 2017  |   dgroups,learning,news   |     |   0 Comment

One of the strengths of Dgroups is its simplicity and very low learning curve. However, it's useful to have some pointers to refer to, especially if you're not familiar with the platform. We have recently started a new page for Dgroups Technical Guides and Resources. The page is accessible from the main navigation of this website and at the link https://www.dgroups.info/guides-resources/. The goal is to provide users, administrators and creators with the key guides and resources to learn how ...

FAO, UNISDR project grants to support Dgroups improvements

December 15, 2016  |   dgroups,en,platform   |     |   0 Comment

During 2016, the Dgroups Foundation could count on additional financial support from FAO and UNISDR, through two separate project grants. FAO is a long standing partner in Dgroups since the early days of the platform, back in 2002-2004. For FAO, Dgroups is an established tool for communication, collaboration and networking in teams and projects, and with external stakeholders and partners. Indeed, there are over 50 FAO dgroups currently active on the platform, with over 27,000 members. We've ...

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 ...

Presentation Dgroups Partners Meeting 2016

September 18, 2016  |   dgroups,en,partnership   |     |   0 Comment

Representatives of Dgroups member organizations and Board members met on 14th September 2016 for the Dgroups Partners Meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). The meeting report will be available for Dgroups members' in the coming days. In the meantime, you can view the presentation below, which illustrates objectives and progresses for the 9 work areas identified in Dgroups annual work plan. http://www.slideshare.net/dgroups/dgroups-partners-meeting-2016