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Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

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Finally, making agricultural extension demand driven remains a challenge in Ethiopia. Women’s groups (e.g.

How the poor adapt to climate change in Kenya and Ethiopia

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Farmers in Ethiopia (picture credit Stevie Mann, ILRI). Read the full Kenya and Ethiopia reports here.

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Net-Mapping the Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Upper Blue Nile in Ethiopia

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When dealing with the challenges of a country like Ethiopia, focusing just on water, or food, or energy is a tall order already.

Culture and technology: The Suri in Ethiopia and guns

Joitske Hulsebosch

This documentary was about the Suri in Southern Ethiopia (a part of Ethiopia I have never visited). And that part came. US in Iraq).

Public Health Knowledge Management – One size does not fit all (paper by Sarah Harlan et al.)

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Uncategorized Centralized Networks Ethiopia Knowledge Management Public Health Publication Reproductive Health What is the best network structure

Looking back – KM highlights from 2014

Chris Collison

Ethiopia with the UN. If you ever wondered what I get up to as a KM consultant, it will give you some insights… 1.

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How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have a stack of half finished blog posts and a cold and the cold is winning. Obama – The WorldBeat Album. However, it doesn’t stop there.

How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have a stack of half finished blog posts and a cold and the cold is winning. Obama – The WorldBeat Album. However, it doesn’t stop there.

Benchlearning: jugling with figures for deeper learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ethiopia , I worked with an NGO (Non- Governmental Organization) who had funds for small organizations. But I will try anyway !

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Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links

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As an example, in Ethiopia, while working with a local implementer we intended to ask for lines of formal authority. Links. Formal reporting.

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How personal do you make your online personal branding?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I share my background working with SNV in Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana. My daughter thinks I''m a complete loser on Instagram.

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Culture: Ethiopian Idols

Joitske Hulsebosch

His sentence: 'Alta Fakedem' (translation: you did not make it) has apparently become a popular phrase in Ethiopia. moving shoulders dance

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

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I’m resonating with how Joitske Hulsebosch has organized “ Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels.”

Whistle language Silbo is disappearing because of technology

Joitske Hulsebosch

It reminded me of the farmers in the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia who were also communicating from mountaintop to mountaintop by ordinary language. I watched The Dutch comedian Javier Guzman on a lazy evening during the x-mas holidays, his shows is called Por Dios. It is actually a whistled sort of Spanish. video in Dutch).

Technology: nownow for all your questions

Joitske Hulsebosch

And part of the answer: Ethiopia is a predominately Coptic Christian nation whereas Somalia is Muslim "Ethiopia is a predominately Coptic Christian nation whereas Somalia is Muslim. Via Bieslog I found nownow by Amazon. You can ask any question and it will be answered by 3 people who are good in searching the web.

You know it (you just don’t know it)

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Let’s face it, who can be an expert on chickens in Ethiopia , job hunting networks in Saint Louis, fertilizer policy in Malawi and female rice par-boilers in Nigeria at the same time? It doesn’t stop to amaze me and for me that is the golden moment in any Net-Map intervention, the reason why I do this and keep being excited.

A new focus for my blog: the new social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

When I worked in Chile, Mali and Ethiopia I was basically inventing everything by myself with a few key colleagues. Experimental or effective?

Ready to elevate?

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This is my list: Assessing communication channels concerning avian influenza in Ghana , Ethiopia and Nigeria (Schiffer et al. Do you have your elevator speach ready? Can you tell me why IT (whatever IT is) is so exciting in the time it takes to get from ground level to 4th floor? 2008). 2010 ). By looking at concrete case studies (e.g.

Technology and Culture: the introduction of the milktank in the Netherlands

Joitske Hulsebosch

The story of the Suri in Ethiopia and the introduction of guns reminded me of the introduction of the milktank in the Netherlands, which made a lot of impression on me when I read about it during my studies. Milk used to be collected in milkcontainers, which farmers put by the road side.

“Imperfect” is the new “perfect”?

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At a Brown Bag Seminar at the World Bank , Regina Birner ( IFPRI) and I presented how we used Net-Map to understand innovation systems in Ethiopia. “Why use messy pen-paper-and-checkers-pieces – can’t you do it on the computer?&#.

Culture: Hirsi Ali/Magan

Joitske Hulsebosch

There has been a lot of commotion in the Netherlands around Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Naming conventions differ alot.

Technology: blogging game 4x4

Joitske Hulsebosch

I was tagged by Beverly Trayner for a 4x4 game. (My My association with 4x4 is a four-wheel drive but this is about answering 4x6 questions). Usually I'm not really a fan of chain-letters (kettingbrieven), but when I clicked on the tagged by. tagged by. tagged by. tagged by.I got to the source and I liked the way you can trace the chain.

Every question can be misinterpreted (communication is hard!)

Joitske Hulsebosch

"Would you rather have lived in Leidschendam?" and when you see the picture here of the center the answer would Yes!) This was one of my questions.

Culture: unexpected reactions

Joitske Hulsebosch

I had similar experiences after I had lived for 10 years in Kenya, Mali, Ethiopia and Ghana and came back to the Netherlands.

Obsolete (learning) practices

Joitske Hulsebosch

Now my daughters are 6 and 8 years, so no need for breastfeeding - though I heard a story in Ethiopia that a man of 24 in Harar was still breastfeeding but that's another story altogether- and no need for a watch on my wrist day and night. That's because I've taken on the habit of having my watch on all the time.

Communities of practice: HIV/AIDS prevention practices

Joitske Hulsebosch

It clicked with the story of a friend who went back to Ethiopia. Two things struck me in relation to communities of practice/learning.

Guest Post: Net-Map and stop swimming up-stream (By Lin McDevitt-Pugh)

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I am presently consulting with associations of women entrepreneurs in Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia and providing the Mobilize Networks! In Tanzania we had three tables of people in the honey industry and in Ethiopia we had the service industry, the honey industry and the coffee industry. 2/2/11. . Hello Eva, . see www.netsheila.com.

Some ideas on Innovation versus creative thinking

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ethiopia I once did an exercise with a rope, which needs creative thinking to get the solution. In the innovation 2.0

Same, same but different

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But then we might want to combine these maps to get a master view of the problem. can become a major problem when trying to combine the maps.

Expertise and Ave Maria

Joitske Hulsebosch

Image via Wikipedia I'm interested in expertise: what is it and how to build it? As times, age is seen as a disadvantage rather than an asset.

Culture: the case for contamination

Joitske Hulsebosch

I recognise the depicted scene very much, last time when we went to the Ethiopian restaurant, we laughed with the son of the owner because he asked how long we all had lived in Ethiopia and his was the shortest of all (two years). So she was asking us lots of things about Ethiopia because she had never been there.

A Story on an Executive, Management and Knowledge « The Knowledge Management and Storytelling Blog

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Awassa, Ethiopia Now let’s have a look on the photo above. What you see here is a group of people talking. So, what is the story…?

Can web2.0 improve decision-making processes?

Joitske Hulsebosch

This is my first cross-post from my Dutch blog. Deciding whether a topic should go to my Dutch blog or this one has been quite smooth.

Practical examples: the knowledge sharing approach of the United Nations Development Programme

Joitske Hulsebosch

I recall this too, in 1998 in Ethiopia, our secretaries were printing, stamping and filing all e-mail messages :)) to direct communication between national programme staff. In the km4dev journal there was an article by Kim Henderson on the knowledge sharing approach of UNDP based on CoPs or knowledge networks.

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Culture: Dutch views on development cooperation

Joitske Hulsebosch

To add one anecdote: when my husband talked in Unicef about his experiences with FAO in Ethiopia, it was reported in a magazine that he worked to 'eradicate hunger'. I struggle a bit with what falls within the domain of communities of practice, but OK some wandering off. As long as you look down upon others, you will not learn from them.

How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have a stack of half finished blog posts and a cold and the cold is winning. Obama – The WorldBeat Album. However, it doesn’t stop there.

Communities of practice and core qualities

Joitske Hulsebosch

I liked the way he revisits project management and 'projectmatig werken', because I'm very tired of projects, after 10 years in Mali, Ethiopia and Ghana. I read the book by Daniel Ofman called Bezieling en kwaliteit in organisaties (don't know how to translate 'bezieling', the rest means quality in organisations).

CPSquare “Connected Futures” week 1 blog post | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m currently at ILRI in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where I’m co-facilitating a face to face element of an ongoing distributed workshop on knowledge sharing in international agricultural research. As part of our collective “end of the week activity,” we are all to blog a reflection either on the workshop discussion board, or on our own blogs.

CPSquare “Connected Futures” week 1 blog post | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m currently at ILRI in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where I’m co-facilitating a face to face element of an ongoing distributed workshop on knowledge sharing in international agricultural research. As part of our collective “end of the week activity,” we are all to blog a reflection either on the workshop discussion board, or on our own blogs.

Clouds of international development information

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Owen is based in Ethiopia; his wife works for an NGO that builds clinics. I got a vivid image of new possibilities for mashing up data a few weeks ago at Forum One's Online Community Summit in Sonoma. For me the highlight of the event (though there were many highlights) was a talk given by Owen Barder of AidInfo.