Information, Communication, Learning
There is growing recognition that knowledge management is based on effective communication between people in many different forms. The most appropriate form of communication will depend upon the individuals and on the subject matter.
Rapid development in information and communication technologies (ICTs) capabilities should not overshadow the many traditional approaches to communication used throughout the world every day.
This section of Practical Answers looks as some of the approaches to ICTs and how to make best use of them.
From CANARI http://www.canari.org/
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is a non-profit organisation registered in Saint Lucia, St. Croix and Trinidad and Tobago, with its main office in Port of Spain, Trinidad. CANARI’s geographic focus is the islands of the Caribbean but its research findings are often relevant and disseminated to the wider region.
On the air A "how-to" guide for use of radio in communications in the Caribbean
This "how-to guide" was produced by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute as an output of the project "Regional knowledge sharing initiative on improved governance and influencing policy for community forestry and sustainable forest-based livelihoods" funded by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization under its Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Support Programme for African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP-FLEGT Support Programme).
Low Cost Printing for Development
For development and education workers, guidance on do-it-yourself printing methods which are simple and can be used with home-made equipment.
Low Cost Wooden Duplicator
Construction details for a stencil duplicator that can be built using simple woodworking tools, and is easy to use and maintain.
The combination of stencil duplicating with screen process printing enables one to build a press very cheaply, using no sophisticated components for either construction or implementation. The sten screen will print a wide variety of formats and on many materials.
Where there is No Artist: Development Drawings and How to Use Them
'The world's best illustrator for development has created an unparralleled resource for anyone who needs to communicate about health, development and social issues...' Bob Linney, Heath Images.
Knowledge Centres in Bangladesh