KNOW-HOW3000 News

The KNOW-HOW3000 News present posts from TAs, Sector- and Programme Coordinators and the Knowledge Management Team as well as other members of the KH3000 community about current activities and developments, gives personal insights into the projects and Partner Organisations, discusses technical topics, challenges and solutions concerning the daily life of TAs and partners and offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge. The news contents therefore specifically address the HORIZONT3000 knowledge community consisting of TAs, H3 staff, Partner Organisations and Member Organisations. Contents are presented in English and Spanish to effectively reach these target groups.

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  • Interview Series – Programme Report 2020: Senegal

    Published: August 24, 2021; In this post Jasmin Thomas, Programme Coordinator of Senegal, shares her personal point of view on the programme report 2020 with us as well as the biggest lessons learned, surprises and highlights.

  • Launch of Resource Mobilisation Manual

    Published: August 16, 2021; On 21st July 2021 KNOW-HOW3000 launched a resource mobilisation guide to all our colleagues and partners. We have noticed that our partners in East Africa need support in increasing their capacity to mobilise resources – be it to raise funds from donors or to generate income from social enterprises.

  • Insights from our Knowledge Management Kick-off Event in Mozambique

    Published: July 20, 2021; On May 19th and 20th 2021 the team of HORIZONT3000 Mozambique met in Beira to discuss the topic of knowledge management and the knowledge management program of HORIZONT3000, called KNOW-HOW3000. It was the first time, such an event took place, and it was a great success!


    Published: June 16, 2021; The past year and the global pandemic brought many challenges for MIRIAM. We overcame most of them with a lot of solidarity, creativity, patience and understanding from all those involved.

  • Learnings from the Community of Practice “Social Enterprise Development”

    Published: June 7, 2021; CoPs have been described to be challenging to operationalize in an organizational setting and also our CoP “Social Enterprise Development” had a bumpy start but managed to be revived successfully in 2021.

  • COVID-19: Being a woman in a digital and a real world in crisis

    Published: April 13, 2021; In this text Gloria Alzate, director of our partner organisation Conciudadanía in Colombia, summarises the situation and the difficulties that women are facing in terms of COVID-19 and virtuality. She also shares a video that was made to highlight what is needed to achieve more equity and equality between women and men.

  • The KNOWLYMPICS 20/21 Winners

    Published: April 06, 2021; Ten Partner Organisations from six different countries have joined and shared ten very valuable experiences with you and the HORIZONT3000 Knowledge network.

  • Colombia: Give Peace a Chance

    Published: March 9, 2021; Michaela Söllinger is an unusual new Technical Advisor: She is the first TA ever to set out on an assignment for peace. Since november 2020, she works in Antioquia, a Colombian state, where she has joined a project run by the "Austrian Fellowship of Reconciliation" with HORIZONT3000.

  • Walking a Tightrope Under Covid-19

    Published: December 21, 2020; I went to Mozambique at the end of 2019 as an Entrepreneurship Technical Advisor. Since then, I have been working together with Young Africa (YA) apprenticeship training institutions to provide vocational training to youth and young adults in Mozambique.

  • Unlocking Potential: Talking about Knowledge Management with Mary Gatitu, Director of Rescue Dada Centre

    Published: December 9, 2020; News Report on Online Session Series “Knowledge Management for Beginners” - HORIZONT3000’s partner organisations in East Africa have a wealth of knowledge and experiences that could contribute to the achievements of their strategic goals.

  • Promoting Knowledge Management in East Africa

    Last week we completed our first KNOWHOW3000 online session series on knowledge management in East Africa! For 4 sessions, between 50 and 100 of our partners and colleagues worldwide joined together to learn more about knowledge management and to share their experiences. We were happy to see participants being excited…

  • Knowledge Management: Learning in Civil Society Organizations

    Published: November 27, 2020; Mostly people's knowledge is invisible, stored in their heads (tacit knowledge). So the question is: What can we do to make it visible, tangible (explicit knowledge) so that we can share it with our colleagues within the company or organization and learn from others' knowledge to think products, services and methods in a new way.

  • Diego Santos and Central America: “Let’s show the people that we stand with them!”

    Published: November 2, 2020; In the midst of one meeting after the other and the thorough handover process of the Programme Coordination of the Central American Region to his successor Kristina Kroyer, Diego Santos-Santiago managed to take the time to have a chat with me, answer some questions and paint a picture of the current situation in Central America regarding our two main sectors of work: Rural Development and Natural Resource Management and the strengthening of Civil Society and Human Rights.

  • KNOWLYMPICS 20/21 – Policy Dialogue

    Published: October 29, 2020; In our KNOW-HOW3000 Knowledge Management Programme we have developed an Experience Capitalization Process in order to promote learning and sharing processes among our partners. In order to collect the partner's experiences, we have invented the KNOW-HOW3000 Knowledge Sharing Games: our famous KNOWLYMPICS!

  • Solutions for living in harmony with semiarid climate

    Published: October 14, 2020; Hans Gnadlinger has been working with HORIZONT3000 for over 20 years as a TA in Brazil. At the moment he is already retired, but he keeps collaborating with national and international networks of rainwater harvesting experts.

  • The shared responsability for wellbeing of women and men

    Published: October 13, 2020; The fight for gender equality regarding treatment and opportunities is fundamental for reducing poverty and for the construction of a democratic, sustainable and equal society. That's the reason why we teamed up with ORMUSA and prepared a webinar.

  • The Policy Dialogue Manual 2019/2020

    Published: September 29, 2020; Since the beginning of the year, in the scope of our consortium project funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) we have created a print and digital version of our “POLICY DIALOGUE” manual ready for partners to read, use, share, apply, learn with etc.

  • Papua New Guinea – The End or the Beginning?

    Published: September 21, 2020; You could go on and on about Papua New Guinea and it would never be enough in order to make the country comprehensible. Time is running out and I am beginning my story, which starts at the end.

  • A day in the life of a Technical Advisor: Peter Tantius

    Published: September 15, 2020; The Knowledge Management team is always busy trying to make knowledge transfers possible and easier between members of our community. Recently, Peter Tantius, Technical Advisor (TA) in Mozambique, has supported our intentions often. He got in touch with us in order to share several documents that he thought might be of benefit for other projects as well - and we thought so too.

  • FSM and fight to save the conifers in El Salvador

    Published: August 27, 2020; We took the chance and invited Joel Candelario Saenz, the Director of Fundación Segundo Montes, to an interview that we share below. Keep reading and get to know more about the project and their new initiative.

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