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Bill Gates tweeted about our latest published Net-Map paper!

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How cell phones turned health workers in Malawi into info hubs. Please consider retweeting this. Thanks. GHSPJournal : b-gat.es/1fEO4Oh 1fEO4Oh — Bill Gates (@BillGates) March 07, 2014

Ready to elevate?

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Understanding and increasing the impact of agricultural research on policy making in Malawi and Nigeria ( Aberman et al. Follow-up Net-Map sessions in Malawi will also track how the position of research changes over time 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? Even if you won’t ever elevate (what is the verb for taking the elevator?)

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Cheat Sheet: Entering Net-Map data

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I wrote this up for our IFPRI colleagues in Malawi, who are drawing Net-Maps with policy makers and others about fertilizer subsidies to understand how research can have a bigger effect on policy makers. Yesterday I prepared this one page guide to entering Net-Map data (236 KB) in an Excel file, so that it’s easy to import into VisuaLyzer or other social network analysis programs.

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. You know about everything there is to know in your subject area. I know close to nothing about it.

Adding, dividing, averaging power?

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In our IFPRI project about “ research into policy making&# in Malawi we drew NetMaps with people who had very different levels of detail when describing the policy landscape. Some just talked about “the&# Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, while others divided the ministry in several divisions and even individual positions.

Reflections on learning and reflection

Viv Mcwaters

Johnnie and I have just completed a week’s training on learning and reflection in Malawi, Africa, with 35 people from a humanitarian organisation.

Everyone is a non-profit?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Lau Schulpen of CIDIN did a study into private initiatives in Ghana and Malawi. This month's question of Netsquared is: What do you think the role of nonprofit organizations is in the changing world of social media? They start off with this video of Clay Shirky answering the question.

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