Case Study: Analyzing the political economy of the charcoal sector in Tanzania

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Charcoal business in Tanzania (copyright by CIFOR 2009). With about 95 percent of all households in urban areas relying on charcoal to meet energy needs, charcoal is one of the most important energy sources in Tanzania.

The energy of "jump-out-of-bedness" [Flickr]

Nancy White

africa tanzania daressalaam networks ngf ela11 graphicfaciitationChoconancy1 posted a photo: we talked about something so important,, so useful, so energizing, it makes us want to jump out of bed in the morning and engage!

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Stilgherrian: Wherefor art thou, bloggers?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Primarily training people in Tanzania. I’ll be in Tanzania from 27 June to 5 July 2009 for ActionAid Australia (formerly Austcare), helping them set up the ability to post words and pictures to their blogs directly from the field. Follow my travels to Tanzania for Project TOTO.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

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

Collecting Graphic Recording/Facilitation Icon Ideas

Nancy White

I’m off to Pretoria, South Africa and Dar es Salaam Tanzania (with a weekend stop in exotic Zanzibar!) I preset this blog post in advance, as I’m on the road again… just when my greens are finally growing in the garden. Timing is everything. One of the workshops I’m facilitating in S.A. is on graphic facilitation and I’ll be doing the graphic work in Dar.

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. In Tanzania women came in from lunch early so they could keep working together on their maps.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop from #sfrome

Nancy White

Still to write are posts on the session on rural poultry, migration and land use issues for the Masaai in Tanzania, “making agricultural knowledge travel” chat show and… I think that may be it.

Handwritten letters are moving again

Joitske Hulsebosch

I decided to clean the attic and throw away stuff, when I found old letters my husband wrote me when he was in Tanzania and I was in the Netherlands (must have been 1989 or so). We are going to move to the Hague soon.

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note: In June I was lucky to help facilitate a couple of events for UN University at eLearning Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. One of our panelists was the wise and warm Adejare Amoo from Nigeria.

Technologies for a farming community in Africa

Learning Alliances

Last week at the KM4Dev conference in Brussels , I struck up a conversation with Joseph Sikeku, who talked about community leadership and technology stewardship in a radically different setting: a radio station in Tanzania.

Technologies for a farming community in Africa

Digital Habitats

Last week at the KM4Dev conference in Brussels , I struck up a conversation with Joseph Sikeku, who talked about community leadership and technology stewardship in a radically different setting: a radio station in Tanzania.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow

Nancy White

Assignments include work in Kenya, Tanzania, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Finally, I have grabbed a few minutes to add the next couple of podcasts in the series on Social Media in International Development. Links to all the previous podcasts are at the bottom of this post.).

Grand Circle’s Corporate Leadership for Social Change Blog

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Grand Circle took a tour to a small village in Tanzania in 1999. Here is a new blog on leadership from Grand Circle that offers stories and examples of how their leadership principles “helped Grand Circle Corporation grow over 15% per year from a small travel business to a major global company that systematically delivers on its motto to "change people's lives."

Practical examples: Power relations in negotiating a shared object in NGO-development cooperation

Joitske Hulsebosch

The micro-level process is a project formulation as a joint effort of Finnish and Tanzanian NGOs for improving the difficult economic siutation of retired professionals in Morogoro, Tanzania. The project described was an effort to improve the economic situation of retired professionals in Morogoro in Tanzania. Tiina Kontinen wrote a paper on Producing a 'project' -power relations in negotiating a shared object in NGO development cooperation.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Assignments include work in Kenya, Tanzania, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 28 2009 Social Media in Intl.

Working together across distances

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

We’ve only used it with our partner in Tanzania. The tool: Groove Operating via a network, Groove Virtual Office software allows teams of people to work together as if they were in the same physical location, through their website. What can you do with Groove? You can share files, track data and processes and get work done together with people who are not in the same location. What do you need? Groove is available in different versions and different price categories.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

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For Managers For Educators For Corporate Buyers Harvard Business Review Visit Harvard Business School Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Publishing Archive/Back Issues Customer Service HBR Email Newsletters Cart Store All Products All Articles Sign In or Subscribe Now How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow ofinformation in our own organizations.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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