First Net-Map training in Nairobi, Kenya (May 21-23)
APRIL 29, 2014
So, the question now is: How can I bring Net-Map to Kenya and create an opportuntity for myself and others in the region to learn it?
How the poor adapt to climate change in Kenya and Ethiopia
OCTOBER 10, 2014
Read the full Kenya and Ethiopia reports here. Farmers in Ethiopia (picture credit Stevie Mann, ILRI).
Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28
APRIL 11, 2014
Kenya in May and Pakistan in April)– so stay tuned. We are are planning 2 Net-Map workshops in Washington DC this year.
What can we do for our friends in Kenya? | Full Circle Associates
SEPTEMBER 28, 2008
Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jan 04 2008 What can we do for our friends in Kenya? He links to many sources of on the ground news, which is critical both to the work in Kenya and our understanding of how we can best be of support.
Elinor Ostrom’s 8 Principles for Managing A Commmons – Words to Live By
Full Circle Associates
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
Ostrom has documented similar effective examples of “governing the commons” in her research in Kenya, Guatemala, Nepal, Turkey, and Los Angeles.
Do social networks help farmers detect cattle disease? And what does that have to do with you?
AUGUST 31, 2011
Could you tell if they were healthy or sick? copyright by MotleyPrincess on flickr). You are not a farmer in Africa, you don’t even own cattle?
Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes
APRIL 28, 2013
Daude Were (Ushahidi, Kenya). Yes, it’s use has spread way beyond Kenya, e.g. How do they help accomplish social change?
Action storming for tackling difficult people
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
The question comes up sooner or later: “How do you deal with difficult people?” We being moi, Johnnie Moore and Simo Routarinne ).
Two inspiring stories by digital natives with a cause
DECEMBER 9, 2010
The first by Juliana Rotich, the Program Director of Ushahidi (Kenya). Everybody in the room already believed in the power of a click!
Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us
Alchemy of Change
JUNE 7, 2011
The web has changed a lot of things about the way we consume media. Medium = Message. Media can be used both to create and to communicate. Great.
How personal do you make your online personal branding?
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
share my background working with SNV in Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana. My daughter thinks I''m a complete loser on Instagram.
Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy
DECEMBER 1, 2013
Two responses per country: Bangladesh, Belgium, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Germany, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, and Philippines. Count.
Radioactive reporting at SHINE09
MAY 19, 2009
Amidst the online social reporting at SHINE09 I found Max Graef of Radioactive demonstrating the miniaturised radio station he will soon be taking to work with the Kenya Wildlife Service. At SHINE09 Max was interviewing social entrepreneurs about their projects … although this time without broadcasting.
Obama's use of social media: what can we learn from it?
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
because of his ideas but also because of his grandmother, who is a Kenyan, living in the Luo speaking part of Kenya. Kenya is proud!
Hippolyte Affognon (ILRI) writes: Implementing knowledge acquired through Social Network Analysis training
JULY 3, 2009
Eva Schiffer, an expert in Social Network Analysis (SNA), gave training on SNA on the campus of ILRI Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 17th October 2008. We found that SNA is a good diagnostic method for analyzing data on patterns of relationships among people or organizations.
Fear disguised as safety
AUGUST 19, 2013
Flipping learning There’s lots happening right now. I’ve been travelling in Kenya, Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin. Will it be safe? This is a key consideration for many travellers. It’s a key question asked by my family and friends when I travel to little-known places. Does it matter? Maybe.
Greetings from Malawi
JUNE 30, 2013
A confluence of circumstances, coincidences and good luck means I am writing this from Lilongwe in Malawi. Learning can be messy.
Can I have some more work like this please?
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
A couple of years ago, inspired by Patti Digh , I thought long and hard about the sort of work I wanted to do. Can I make a real contribution?
Technology: the mzalendo project
SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
Ory observes, “In Kenya, you hide information without knowing why you’re hiding it. Her project, Mzalendo (pronounced: “me za len do”) uses new technologies to try to hold Kenya’s government accountable. With technology, you can break that open.” Coming soon is a list of bills sponsored from 2003 to the present.
Blogging to raise funds for wildlife conservation
MAY 31, 2008
dislike the fact that they talk about the African Savanah, like Africa is one country, and the story is really about Kenya and Congo.
Attributing emotions to actions
FEBRUARY 1, 2008
Personally I didn't think they were in love, but thought about a person chasing and intimidating the other two, probably due to the situation in Kenya. Via Jay Cross' Informal Learning Blog I found a nice video from work by Heider and Simmel. You can watch it on his blog or if you click here. What story do imagine?
My experiences so far on learning via Stanford MOOC
DECEMBER 1, 2012
I’ve enrolled in a MOOC (massive open on-line course) at Stanford University. It’s way more interesting than I thought it would be.
NOVEMBER 3, 2012
There’s lots happening right now. I’ve been travelling in Kenya, immersed in nature and different cultures, I’m visiting with my friend Johnnie and I’m about to embark on facilitating a 10-day training where there will be a huge emphasis on content. She’d been a school teacher for decades. Guess what? Tweet This!
Culture: unexpected reactions
AUGUST 2, 2006
One story someone told me was very interesting with regard to adapting to different cultural habits.
Learning from mistakes versus learning from feedback
FEBRUARY 3, 2009
went back to Kenya where I worked and found out the whole irrigation scheme we built was flooded again because the water levels had risen.
Technology: blogging and curiosity
APRIL 20, 2006
Beverly Trayner talked about her schooling in Kenya. Josien posted a comment on my blog and a link to her blog. She's interested in communities of practice, web2.0 and management of common goods like water (he, I'm an irrigation engineer :)). Reading her blog makes me curious: she is Dutch but lives in Portugal.
Technology: blogging projects
FEBRUARY 24, 2006
Ory from Kenya suggests for instance: - support new bloggers by linking to them, commenting on new blogs. I came across the African mentoring project set up by Ore Somolu from Nigeria. She is inspired by the Young Caucasus Women project in which I was the first mentor, and which seems to move quite well at a good pace.
Re-connecting with Modibo, Soledad and Jamlick
JUNE 23, 2008
However, I am now aware of Jamlick's project and Kenya, and it will be easy to meet up if your schedules allow it one day.
Communities of practice: HIV/AIDS prevention practices
DECEMBER 6, 2005
apparently there are more drugs available in Kenya than people who have tested positive and qualify for it).
About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates
OCTOBER 23, 2008
Please note: I don’t directly employ any of these people. They act, when called, as subcontractors or contractors directly to clients!) I founded Full Circle in 1997 to allow me to to tap both my and my network’s breadth of skills, knowledge and interest in a productive and creative way. To learn — from every client and encounter.
Pipi Langkous and story-telling
MARCH 4, 2007
Another story: I had a problem with my foot in Kenya in 1989, I left Gem Rae for the Netherlands with the problem on my foot persisting.
Five things meme in pictures
JANUARY 2, 2007
The second me and my motor-bike in Kenya. The bloggers meme 'five things' has been going around for a long time now. Will think about that.
Live, Laugh, Celebrate from National Geographic
Portals and KM
NOVEMBER 22, 2009
Grateful Dead concert is included, as well as Kenya’s celebration of Obama’s victory. We can certainly use this perspective today.
Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow
SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
Assignments include work in Kenya, Tanzania, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Links to all the previous podcasts are at the bottom of this post.). link].
Technology: Electronic conferencing and gender
MAY 19, 2006
The study looks at e-conferences in the field of water supply and sanitation in Kenya, Columbia, Russia, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, India and Ghana. There are gender differences in the use of internet. The internet is seen as a male tool with opportunities for women to adapt it for their own uses and benefits.
Peter and the Elephant
Michael Sampson - Currents
JANUARY 21, 2010
In 1986, Peter Davies was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University. In my email today. from Bruce. On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air. The elephant seemed distressed, so Peter approached it very carefully. Probably wasn't the same elephant.
Communities of practice: grounded experiences
AUGUST 17, 2006
Sunday I watched zomergasten with Leon de Winter, (a writer) as guest on (Dutch) television. He has not been there in the past 20 years.
After all the administrivia
AUGUST 5, 2008
How’s mail delivery in Kenya? CPsquare is having a book club event, where everyone is invited to read a book about communities of practice together. Sounds simple enough, right? Ah, now we can sit down with a deep dive into an excellent chapter about how academics in South Africa adopt new technologies and think about teaching, right?
“I don’t normally write about…”
NOVEMBER 5, 2008
I’m at my desk early and am seeing the signs every where. Janet Clarey. Life is messy. May this next era be an era of hard work.
Do collective lessons learned exist?
APRIL 24, 2010
I've also worked in Kenya together with CARE-International on a credit program for female enterpreneurs in a rice area. I'm currently working in a team where we consult and divide work. The team works quite well in my opinion. Or someone doesn't do what was agreed (forgot). So why don't we do it in this case? But the damage was already done.