Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

However, I found that map to be hard to read, even thought it’s a nifty way of looking at the community’s geographic distribution. I was wondering whether survey respondents were as widely distributed geographically as KM4Dev members (as suggested in the other maps above).

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Engineers without Fears

The future is already here - it is just unevenly distributed.- You'd be better off looking in Bangladesh than Wall Street. William Gibson I've been pondering Sean & Ellen's discussion around explicit, tacit & latent needs. It tied to some thinking I've been doing around innovation. We expect innovation to come from high-tech research labs because that's where the dollars and the brains are. But that's fundamentally wrong. Innovation comes from where the challenges are.

Practical example: Communities of practice at CARE International

Joitske Hulsebosch

The article [link] talks about a pilot to create two CoPs with members from CARE offices in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Sri Lanka. I worked with CARE from 94-97 in Mali, first in Dire, then in Macina, both location at the border of the river Niger.

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Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change

Nancy White

There were issues of vaccine distribution for Newcastle disease. Oil lamp incubators were developed by women in Bangladesh. One of my jobs a few weeks ago was to facilitate sessions at the Rome Share Fair.

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Online Educa Berlin 2010 Keynote: Building Networked Learning Environments


Leicester is home to a large Asian community, from East Africa, Gujarat, Punjab, Pakistan and Bangladesh, an African-Caribbean community, as well as residents from Eastern Europe, including Poland and Ukraine, and more recently has seen migration from Turkey and from Somalia, Sierra Leone and Cameroon. Networks can be flexible and distributed, working across a wide variety of platforms, connected through RSS aggregation or curated as necessary.

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