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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  • 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.

  • Non-profit and for-profit hand in hand?

    Published: July 15, 2020; A report on the first steps towards a collaboration between organic farmers and the tourism and gastronomy sector in the Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve in El Salvador.

  • „Trafficking in Persons Report” Hero Award

    Published: July 8, 2020; Every year the US Department of State produces the “Trafficking in Persons Report” that asses the efforts done by governments around the globe in combating human trafficking and modern slavery. The report is one of the most important annual publications in the comparative assessment of global efforts against human trafficking.

  • Positive Parenting Programs in Papua New Guinea

    Published: July 2, 2020; In PNG, research by UNICEF highlighted the high incidence of harsh parenting as a cause of concern regarding the positive outcomes for children. Any form of violence can impact children’s development and well-being. Funding for UNICEF PNG, enabled a strong partnership with the Catholic Archdiocese of Madang to support inclusive early education, setting up integrated early childhood development schools (IECD) and parenting programs.

  • Sector Update #3: Knowledge Management

    Published: June 23, 2020; Recently there where several events, developments and topics emerging that are definitely worth mentioning. That's the reason why the Knowledge Management Team got together and summed up the most important latest news.

  • Fighting Gender-Based Violence in the Context of COVID-19

    Published: June 15, 2020; Regina Bafaki, Executive Director the Ugandan women’s organization ACFODE talks about the organization’s actions and challenges during the COVID-19 lockdown and how women are affected by the situation.

  • Covid-19 – Working Situation of TAs in Central America: Tools and Thoughts

    Published: June 8, 2020; The goal of this article is to take a closer look at the realities of the daily working routines of our TAs in the midst of the Corona crisis and at the implications for knowledge management. Since digitalization processes cannot be neglected when talking about knowledge transfer, it is also important to mention that access to technology, networks and education are a pre-condition for functioning exchanges in the digital age.

  • Triangular Technical Advisory

    Published: May 7, 2020; A Triangular Technical Advisory is a so-called south-south cooperation, in which the capacities of one of the Partner Organizations are beneficial for another one or more Partner Organizations. As a new instrument within the Technical Advisory Program this innovative concept focusses on knowledge transfer between the Partner Organisations.

  • New Internal Project Partner Database to Come

    Published: April 1, 2020; In the year 2018, HORIZONT3000 has undertaken its first intellectual capital report (Wissensbilanz). One main outcome and recommendation of it was to manage more systematically our information and knowledge about our local Partner Organisations.

  • KNOWLYMPICS… and the Winners Are…

    Published: March 17, 2020; The experiences shared within the scope of this year’s KNOWLYMPICS range from rainwater harvesting and re-utilization in El Salvador to rainwater management integrated into building and infrastructure projects in Papua New Guinea. Among the submissions there were 1 Learning from Failure and 3 Good Practices.

  • SDG Intern Story: A report from Kampala

    Published: March 17, 2020; This is a report from Vanessa Scheungraber - one of our SDG-Interns, who has spent three months in Kampala collaborating in the ERI project. This is what she wants to share about her experiences there.

  • Recap & Kick off: Consortium Project Policy Dialogue

    Published: February 11, 2020; 2020 is the year that we are kicking off Phase III of the Consortium Project Policy Dialogue (PD) in East Africa. That's the reason why we came together in November last year with the involved Partner Organisations to exchange experiences, learn from each other and collectively reflect on the future and further development of the Consortium Project.

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