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Using Twitter to share information
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FAO's Gauri Salokhe and Michael Riggs explain why they use Twitter as a community support mechanism, and to share 'quick bites'of information with fellow enthusiasts.
Dady Demby sur le projet RAILS
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Interview by Peter Ballantyne
Making forest research information in Ghana more accessible
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Margaret Sraku-Lartey of the Forest Research Institute of Ghana explains how forest information specialists need to work together and with scientists to make their infromation more accessible. She emphasizes the importance of cheap and easy approaches.
La mise en œuvre du projet RAILS en Afrique
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Montpellier, 26 April 2010. Dady Demby from FARA explains main achievements and challenges in the implementation of the RAILS project in Africa.See more at www.iaald.org
Ajit Maru on agricultural knowledge for all
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Ajit Maru, Senior Knowledge Management Officer - Global Forum of Agricultural Research (GFAR)
"Les spécialistes de l'information agricole sont des acteurs clés dans le processus d'innovation"
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Montpellier, 27 April 2010. Jean-François Giovannetti (Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes, France) is the chairman of the Programme Committee for the 2010 IAALD Congress. He introduces the themes of the events and describe how information specialists can play a key role in the much needed agricultural innovation processes.See more at www.iaald.org
Challenges to implement RAILS in Africa
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Montpellier, 26 April 2010. Dady Demby (FARA) explains the challenges he is facing in the implementation of the RAILS project in Africa. In his view, main challenges are: poor internet connectivity and stakeholders' mindset not fully tuned into mutual sharing and learning.See more at www.iaald.org
Using RSS feeds amongst agricultural information specialists in Southern Africa
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Montpellier, 29 April 2010. Sanjay Sembhoo (AREU) explains how he's been explaining and introducing RSS feeds to agricultural information specialists. He also tells us what SADC is doing to encourage access and dissemination of information in the regions though the use of RSS feeds. Finally, he concludes on penetration and adoption.See more at www.iaald.org
Manque de durabilité des télécentres
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Koda Traoré du CTA explique les leçons tirées du projet TelecentresAfrica, mis en place par le CTA. Le problème de pérennité des télécentres ruraux est le résultat d'un manque de contenus pertinents et de diversification des services, et de l'insuffisance de « l'appropriation sociale » des services des télécentres par les communautés locales. Il souligne également le besoin d'élaborer des stratégies d'élargissement et des plans de développement commercial. Consultez également http://www.share4dev.info/telecentresInterview by Peter Ballantyne
Three entry points to enhance knowledge sharing in agricultural research
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Simone Staiger-Rivas of the CGIAR argues that introducing knowledge sharing into a research organization requires attention to three entry points: The first is 'strategic' - making decision points more horizontal and participatory. The second is to work on concrete tools and approaches that staff can work with. The third concerns capacity building and staff empowerment. There is certainly no single 'magic bullet'. For knowledge sharing to really happen, an organization needs to "change profoundly." Interview by Peter Ballantyne, May 2009

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