Local knowledge in Central America

IKM Emergent’s Working Group 1 is undertaking a series of case studies on local knowledge processes. The case studies from Central America are being documented on the following website. Much of the information is available in Spanish but there will be summaries in English.

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Studies underway on knowledge management

Working Group 3 ‘Management of knowledge’ currently has four studies underway which will be expected, in final versions, at the end of this year and for publication ealrly in 2009. They cover the following subjects:

  • Monitoring and evaluation of knowledge management strategies – Parallel study I (Joitske Hulsebosch, Sibrenne Wagenaar and Mark Turpin)
  • Impact assessment of knowledge management  – Parallel study II (Serafin Talisayon of CCLFI, The Philippines) 
  • Bridging knowledge divides (Laxmi Pant of the University of Guelph, Canada)
  • The link between knowledge and policy (Nicola Jones, Ajoy Datta, Simon Hearn and Harry Jones of the Research and Policy in Development Programme of the Overseas Development Institute, UK)