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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  • Training: Sustainable irrigation systems

    Published: December 7, 2022; Sharing of practical experiences meets lively discussions with a lot of technical know-how: this exiting training on sustainable irrigation systems was as urgent as it could be in the context of climate crisis.

  • INTERVIEW! A treasure trove of knowledge

    Published: November 29, 2022; "It's a lot of work to share knowledge, but that's the way we're moving forward: documenting and transmitting learnings," Roberto Rodríguez, director of FUNDESYRAM, on the impact of their digital platforms.

  • Sharing and Learning: Policy Dialogue – East Africa 2022

    Published: November 8, 2022; "I was able to get lots of information from others that are more experienced and we shared our experience handling policy issues; this will help me to improve my Policy Dialogue work”, concluded Rose, participant of this Sharing Event.


    Published: October 13, 2022. As a participatory and self-sustaining approach, ERI (Enabling Rural Innovation) is thriving. Nobert Banio, ERI Coordinator in East Africa, presents us the key points and outcomes of the first ERI symposium.

  • ERI has done it again!

    Published: October 12, 2022; The ERI (Enabling Rural Innovation) East Africa Project has undertaken yet another systematisation of their experiences, which can help smallholder farmers to become self-reliant entrepreneurs. TA Lilo Massing tells us about lessons learned.

  • INTERVIEW! JUSTICE CENTRES UGANDA & a Life Changing Exchange Event

    Published: September 28, 2022; 4 days. Around 40 organizations. Lots of learnings and at least one life changed.  Angela Mwanje, the Advocacy and Communications Officer of our Partner Organisation Justice Centres Uganda (JCU), is happy about how the exchange event they organized this year turned out.

  • INTERVIEW! “They learn from each other as much as they learn from us.”

    Published: September 15, 2022; Recently, Renate Sova has begun a new chapter in her work with HORIZONT3000. On this occasion, we had a fascinating conversation about knowledge management put into practice and the upsides of a bad internet connection.

  • SDG 5: Gender Responsive Training in East Africa

    Published: September 7, 2022; To strengthen the capacity of our partners to be key agents in advancing gender equality and moving towards the realization of SDG 5 we organized 5 days of gender sensitive and responsive training in three countries.

  • Interview on Rainwater Harvesting! “Sustainability depends on community dynamics”

    Published: August 22, 2022; Collected rainwater is one of the last sources of clean water in Fatick, Senegal. We talked with technician Boucar Diouf about his feelings on the ending of a long-time Rainwater Harvesting project, its impacts and future.

  • “We are home here” – The benefits of community-based life and practice for the work of NGOs

    Published: August 18, 2022; The Ugandan NGO “PALM Corps” has decided to set up a permanent office in a refugee settlement. It is slowly turning into “home” for people working there.

  • Sharing Event on Gender-Based Violence in Mozambique

    Published: April 27, 2022; In April a fruitful Sharing Event took place in Mozambique, where in total 60 participants shared and discussed different aspects of reaction, combat and prevention of gender-based violence and feminist policies.

  • Exchange Visit to El Salvador: We Went There to Learn

    Published: July 31, 2022; To exchange experiences and gain new knowledge for their participatory water management project "Salvaguarda", Colombian organisation "Conciudadanía" went on a fruitful visit to El Salvador. This is their story.

  • Mango, Banana, and Eucalyptus: Reforestation and Climate Action at YAAT, Mozambique

    Published: July 21, 2022; Young Africa Agri-Tech is an agricultural training centre for disadvantaged youths. We have recently put some emphasis on planting trees, as shade is badly needed. Trees also serve other useful purposes such as fruit production, sustainable land use, and biodiversity.

  • Interview Series: TA Report with Anne Terheggen

    Published: January 12, 2022; Anne Terheggen is a Technical Advisor in West Nile, Uganda at our partner organisation AFARD. She just entered her second year of assignment. Thanks to the interview I got very interesting insights into her work and the organisation, which I don't want to hold back from you.

  • Returnee Meeting 2021: A Space of Meaningful Encounters

    Published: December 15, 2021; On November 6, 2021 we celebrated the Returnee Meeting at the Gabrium close to Vienna. It was a remarkable event and I talked to Sabine Selinger, who organized the wonderful get together, about how she experienced it.

  • Diénabou Baldé: “Step up and make a difference”

    Published: December 1, 2021; I am currently visiting our partner region in Senegal. I want to share with you an interview with Diénabou Baldé from our partner organization OFAD about her work, the biggest challenges for women in the region, strategies to overcome them and even some very exciting success stories and her positive vision for the future.

  • Learning about Resource Mobilisation made easy!

    Published: November 29, 2021; Financial stability and income diversification are high-priority topics for our partner organisations worldwide. The East Africa region has taken up the demand for this topic.

  • Nutrition and Agriculture Projects with Refugee Communities

    Published: November 23, 2021; Uganda is one of the top refugee hosting countries in the world. More than half of the refugees fled from conflicts in South Sudan and are settled in the Northern Region of the country. Frontline staffers of PALM Corps that are engaged directly in work with refugee communities share some of their key experiences.

  • We cultivated our relationships like you water plants to make them grow

    Published: November 22, 2021; GROOTS Kenya initiated in partnership with HORIZONT3000 a project called “Money Power”. The project promotes and strengthens public participation of grassroots women, youth, marginalized and indigenous people in public finance management for effective service delivery and reduced social inequalities in the two counties of Muranga and Laikipia.

  • Insights from our Agricultural Training about Seed Production in Mozambique

    Published: November 18, 2021; On the 28 and 29 of October 2021 14 technicians from 4 Partner Organisations of HORIZONT3000 in Mozambique met to learn more about “Seed Production and Commercialization for smallholders”.

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