The knowledge is made available by the collaboration between the African Initiative for Combating Desertification to Strengthen Resilience to Climate Change in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa (AI-CD), the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA), its partners and the CGIAR.
We use Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) to bring up useful information, the collaborative online platform for knowledge employed by five CGIAR Research Centers and three Research Programs – ICARDA, CIP, IITA, ICRAF, WorldFish, ICRISAT, GLDC, RTB, FISH – to manage their activities and results. The knowledge shared in partnership with the AI-CD is indicative of the research for development efforts made by the Centers with the aim of improving livelihoods and ecosystems services, enhancing local capacities, support gender equality and endorse the role of youth in transforming the African countries.
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SKiM - Knowledge Portal SEO Status Report
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the set of web practices aimed at making a website and related content easily visible and navigable, in order to obtain a good positioning in the results of search engines queries and a favourable user experience. SEO is increasingly relevant as search engines are the most common way to navigate the we...
SKiM - Knowledge Management Platform Video
Knowledge management platforms are a type of multi-stakeholder platform, decision making bodies where a formal or informal group of diverse stakeholders decide about organizing and implementing coordinated events . In the context of SKIM, they are anticipated to enhance the coordination of multiple efforts for improving the knowledge mana...
SKiM - Analysis of IFAD KM Portfolio and Projects for Linkages and Synergy in Target Countries
This document explains the efforts to strengthen linkages with ongoing IFAD activities in SKiM target countries Morocco, Moldova, and Sudan. The exercise is performed to promote good outputs from current and completed IFAD projects in focus countries for stakeholders to have access to uptake and scale-up. The activity is to collaborat...
SKiM - A Systematic Review Protocol for Knowledge Management Interventions and Their Contributions to Agricultural Innovations
Agricultural innovations are necessary to reduce poverty and hunger, increase incomes, improve health and wellbeing of people in low- and middle-income countries. To sustain the improvements in poverty, hunger, incomes, health and well beings, agricultural innovations need to be continuously developed, disseminated and used at scale i.e a...
SKiM SC 2020 - Minutes
The committee shall bring together the multi-stakeholder platform to examine KM practices adopted in the year of implementation, in addition to derivate initiatives that address natural resource management, sustainable land management, conservation agriculture, livestock data, agricultural development solutions, and climate resilience iss...
SKiM - Approach Paper, Evaluation Synthesis
This approach paper is a part of IFAD Funded SKiM Project implemented by ICARDA. The approach paper was requested to strengthen the evaluation of the KM projects IFAD supports, facilitate learning in these projects and contribute to overall learning from IFAD KM investments.
SKiM - Approach Paper
This approach paper is a part of IFAD Funded SKiM Project implemented by ICARDA. The approach paper was requested to present the multi-level and multi-country modus operandi of the SKiM project in Moldova, Morocco and Sudan and contribute to the IFAD learning on programming and implementing knowledge management interventions.
SKiM - 2020 Virtual Learning Route Final Report
Best Practice, Capacity Development, Case Study, Data Curation, Key Source Interview, Knowledge, Knowledge Creation, Knowledge Curation, Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge Storage, Learning Route, Learning Survey, Information, Innovation, Research for Development, R4D, SKiM, Social Media Outreach, Sour...
SKiM - UZGIP Rural Solutions Package
The Rural Solutions Portal is a web-based knowledge-sharing platform that collects rural development solutions. These are innovations, technologies, processes and methodologies for the rural world. It was set up by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and seeded with a number of successful solutions implemented throu...
SKiM - Rahad Agricultural Scheme (RAS) Poster
The Rahad Agricultural Scheme (RAS) is situated 260 km south-east of Khartoum (Sudan) [14°23’-13°30’ N, 34°22’-35˚55’ E], established in 1977 to shift the local indigenous agro-pastorals economy to a more intensified cultivation. Knowledge management research has been conducted in the area with the Rapid Appraisal of Agricultu...
SKiM - 2020 Sudan Rural Solutions Package
A rural solution solves specific challenges in the rural environment. It's a tool that can be used and re-used to address common issues like resource management, marginalization of rural communities, financing concerns, erosion, pollution, financial stress and the effects of climate change. A rural solution can be a technology, such as a...
What’s the story on agriculture? Using narratives to understand farming households’ aspirations in Meru, Kenya
In the limited research on farming aspirations, little attention has been paid to the narratives which frame and shape them, and the ways in which the aspirations of those who farm intersect with the goals of extension services. Drawing on multimethod research conducted in Meru county, Kenya, we demonstrate how aspirations are not only si...
SKiM SC 2020 PPT - CIHEAM-Bari
Open access course on mip.iamb.it To be shared on December 2020 Review all the SKIM 2020 learning week registrations; Strategic cuts, reduced downtimes, inappropriate or needless expressions, black screens; Substitute the part with the videos shown with the actual videos; In some cases the voice track were extracted and pu...
SKiM SC 2020 PPT - Sudan
Summary of 2020 KM Activities: 2020 SKiM Learning Week Contribution to SKiM Newsletter 2020 Virtual Learning Route on Knowledge Management Sudan Knowledge Symposium concept note Knowledge identification for KM-savvy repackaging Contribution to IFAD Rural Solutions Portal Online engagement to prime the Uof K DSpace online reposito...
SKiM SC 2020 PPT - Moldova
GOALS Establish the interaction between Institute – farmers - entrepreneurs - researchers; Disseminate the result of the laboratory work of the Institute to a wider audience; Create a database with all manuals/publications/articles/ developed by the Institute; Promoting the Institute at the national level in order to showcase the variet...
Annual Report 2019
The 2019 Annual Report outlines the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) achievements in delivering evidence-based solutions that address the complex challenges and opportunities in fish agri-food systems in the developing world. Three years into the Program, FISH research is having a positive impact on the lives of peo...