Category: Knowledge Management

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. However, with many organisations this knowledge resides within the heads of staff and is not readily available for other staff or outsiders. Systematically managing knowledge …

Knowledge Management: Learning in Civil Society Organizations

: Published: November 27, 2020:

Before starting to coordinate the KNOW-HOW3000 programme in Central America, I had never put that much thought into what knowledge management actually meant. Thus I started to research and read that knowledge management experienced a peak moment in the 80s in the scope of the business world. In order for the employees to be more competitive, business owners were …

KNOWLYMPICS 20/21 - Policy Dialogue

: Published: October 29, 2020:

Remarque: Pour la version française veuillez cliquer ici.

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Dear colleagues in our Partner Organisations,: : 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.  For this purpose we produce one-page presentations (“Good Practices” and “Learnings …

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 …

The fight to save the conifers in El Salvador

: Published: August 27, 2020:

The Fundación Segundo Montes was one of the lucky winners of the latest KNOWLYMPICS 2019/2020.: : The experience that they have submitted deals with saving the conifer reserves in El Salvador by fighting the spread of the bark beetle. With the prize they won they took the chance to start a new …

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

: Published: June 8, 2020:

Since the beginning of the Corona Crisis certainly a lot has changed. The goal of this article is to take a closer look at the realities of the daily working routines of our TAs and at the implications for knowledge management. Since digitalization processes cannot be neglected when talking about knowledge transfer, it is also important to …

Sector Update #3: Knowledge Management

: Published: June 23, 2020:

The last couple of weeks and months have been, well… quite something. While one topic has dominated our lives, there where other events, developments and topics emerging that are definitely worth mentioning. Thats the reason why the Knowledge Management Team got together and summed up the most important updates that have happened lately. Please go ahead and …

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.

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So far, HORIZONT3000 has managed the various information and knowledge on Partner Organisations in different word files and documents. A more …

KNOWLYMPICS... and the Winners Are...

: Published: March 17, 2020:

In our KNOW-HOW3000 Knowledge Management Programme we have developed an Experience Capitalisation Process in order to promote learning and sharing processes among our Partners.  For this purpose we produce one-page presentations (“Good Practices” and “Learnings from Failure” at a Glance) as well as detailed descriptions (In Detail “Good Practices” and “Learnings from Failure”) based on the …

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. Thats 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. …

Ethiopia: Shaking rusty hierarchies and cultivating new healthy environments

: Published: January 27, 2020:

Pooling our energies and concentrations on whats ahead in 2020 and beyond, gender is definitely a big issue for HORIZONT3000. Thats the reason why we would like to take the opportunity and look back at the DKA and HORIZONT3000 Partner Meeting that took place in November 2019 in Arbaminch, Ethiopia, where gender issues constituted a main topic …

KNOW-HOW3000 Uganda

CoPs Objective: Restricted exchange area for Annika and Jana regarding the planning of KNOW-HOW3000 activities in Uganda.: : Facilitators: Annika Witte & Jana Ongoma Schwerdtfeger: : Founded: 2019: : Planung der KH3000 Aktivitäten in Uganda austauschen: : : Please login to access file manager.: : Discussion Board …

Sharing knowledge on Securing Livelihoods for South Sudanese Refugees

: Published: December 19, 2020:

Sharing knowledge on securing livelihoods for South Sudanese refugees was the theme of a recent sharing event in Arua (20.-21.11.2019), Uganda organised by the resident NGO PALM Corps together with AFARD and HORIZONT3000. The event concluded the first joint project by AFARD and PALM Corps that aimed at securing livelihoods for South Sudanese refugees and host communities …

Videos: Communitiy of Practice Meeting “Familia Campesina”

: Published: November 15, 2019:

On October 22 and 23, 2019, participants from several HORIZONT3000 Partner Organisations from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala met at the PACAMAN Training Center (CCDA) in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala.: : The topic of this Community of Practice (Familia Campesina – Peasant Family) was Strategies for the promotion of agroecology facing the effects of Climate Change.: : …

KNOWLYMPICS 2019 Announcement

: Published: October 25, 2019:

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In our KNOW-HOW3000 Knowledge Management Programme we have developed an Experience Capitalisation Process in order to promote learning and sharing processes among our partners.  For this purpose we produce single-page presentations (“Good Practices” and “Learnings from Failure” at a Glance) as well as detailed descriptions (“Good Practices” and “Learnings from …

Golden Times for Knowledge Management

: Published: October 17, 2019:

We have a new companion in our office. Even though our new team member is quite small, it has received a lot of attention, which is probably linked to its shiny, golden presence. Yes, you might have guessed it: HORIZONT3000 has won an award! We are very excited to tell you more about it:: : The KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 4 …

Good Practice: Systematisation

Country: Global; Organization: Various: : AT A GLANCE: Systematisation (English): : AT A GLANCE: Systematisation (Spanish): : Additional Material: : Handbook Systematization – Learning from our experience (2015) (English): : Manual de sistematización participativa – Aprendiendo de nuestra experiencia (Spanish): : Guide à la systémisation participative – Aprendre a partir de notre experience (French): :

CSO & Policy Dialogue: Project Evaluation

: Published: September 12, 2019:

The Consortium Project “Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) & Policy Dialogue is a three years programme funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) with the aim to Further strengthen capacities of East African CSOs regarding their policy dialogue engagement.: : : : Its second phase from January, 1st 2017 until December, 31st 2019 succeeded …

Sector Update #2: Knowledge Management

: Published: October 7, 2019:

In this second round of our brand new series of Sector Updates, we will take a look at what’s going on in terms of Knowledge Management at HORIZONT3000. A while ago, we have carried out an external evaluation of our Knowledge Management Programme KNOW-HOW3000 in its third phase from 2016 until 2018. Also we asked our Knowledge …

1 Systematisation, 3 Projects and 4 Partner Organisations

: Published: August 5, 2019:

Healing, Leadership and Agriculture for a Fair and Decent Life – that is what brought four of our Partner Organisations in Guatemala – the Asociación MIRIAM, the Colectivo NOj, the Comité Campesino del Altiplano (CCDA) and the Pastoral Social, Diócesis de Quiché (PSQ) – to pair up and go through the process of a joint systematisation of their …

Knowledge Management: Let the drawings do the talking

: Published: July 30, 2019:

KNOW-HOW3000 is all about joint learning and sharing activities. Communities of Practice (CoP) pose a great space for these purposes. In this post we would like to talk about Central Americas CoP and present a quick retrospective of their activities throughout 2018.: : As part of the final report of 2018 on the KNOW-HOW3000 programme our dear colleagues …

NEW SEARCH FUNCTION AT THE PLATFORM

We are glad to inform you about a new search function to look for our Technical Advisors that you should try out! This is especially helpful if you are using the “Borrow-a-TA”-approach, or if you want to get advice from one of our specialists registered at the KNOW-HOW3000 Platform (please note, you have to log in first).: : To use the search …

EVENT ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN VIENNA

On December 7, HORIZONT3000 together with the umbrella organization Global Responsibility and the KM4Dev Austrian Community, held an exchange forum on Knowledge Management under the titel: “Implementation of Knowledge Management, Sharing and Learning in NGDOs: Good-Practice-Examples and exemplary IT-Tools”. If you want to know more about it, check out the blog entry at the HORIZONT3000 website …

SHARING EVENTS

From 25th – 27th of October we organized a knowledge sharing event in Kampala, Uganda! In total, 27 organisations from East Africa were meeting to share their knowledge and experiences on CSOs engagement in „Policy Dialogue”. For more Information on the pilot consortia project on policy dialogue visit our project map(information only available in German)!: : One sharing event in Papua New Guinea was held on School Management from 22.–23. of …

COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE (COP)

Besides Local and Regional Sharing Events for experience exchange purposes, the building of Communities of Practice (CoP) in every region is also promoted in the new project phase. CoP are groups of people who share a passion for something that they do and interact regularly to learn how to do it better. CoP are a proven method within Knowledge Management to foster structured learning …

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