Launching DigitalAgriHub in the francophone regions 24 Feb 2022

Regional launch of the Digital Agri Hub for Francophone regions

On 24 February, join us for the Digital Agri Hub regional launch event for the francophone regions. Register now! The event will explore the status and potential for scaling digitalization for agriculture (D4Ag) solutions in low and middle-income countries where the market is relatively weak compared to the role of public actors.

2021 in review: Dgroups Foundation highlights

The past year was busy as the Foundation and partners continued operating in mostly virtual modes where effective online interactions were a priority. Below we provide a flavour of the collaborations we worked on; we also worked behind the scenes to strengthen the Foundation’s operations – check out the ABCD of Dgroups that introduces what …

IFAD users training - Dgroups Foundation - April 2021

Improving capacities of groups, communities, and networks in 2021

Capacity development and skills sharing have always been central in the work of the Dgroups Foundation. Under its ‘capacity’ work area, the Foundation convenes and delivers experience-based and peer-to-peer learning, training, and other support for effective online collaboration and dialogue. In 2021 we facilitated three learning sessions to improve online collaboration capacities of groups, communities …

Dgroups Briefing - More effective online collaboration, dialogue and interaction in international development

Brief summarises lessons for more effective online collaboration, dialogue, and interaction in international development

Last year, as the entire development community moved online, the Dgroups Foundation teamed up with partners to take stock of good practices in facilitating and sustaining online and virtual communities and interactions. This included a knowledge café in May that identified four critical success factors for online collaboration, a KM4Dev@20 workshop in July, an e-conference …

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Dgroups e-conference capitalizes experiences about online collaboration, dialogue and interaction in development

In 2002, Dgroups was set up by a group of development organizations to more easily share knowledge, connect individuals and organizations and foster collaboration. It did this through easy to set up and use, low bandwidth email-based and online communities and spaces.  By joining us up, Droups aimed to support individual efforts to collaborate online …

Icebreaker - Dgroups session at KM4Dev20Years event

Critical factors for more effective online collaboration, dialogue and interaction in development

Last Friday, 70+ people joined a virtual workshop to share insights and experiences with online collaboration, dialogue and interaction in development. Part of the KM4Dev 20 years event on 2 and 3 July, the session applied an experience capitalization approach to identify ‘actionable knowledge’ that improves our practices in this area. Starting points … We …

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Dgroups is now available for time-limited projects

The Foundation is committed to make Dgroups accessible and affordable to all development organisations worldwide. For this reason, and to answer requests for membership in Dgroups received in recent months, the Dgroups Foundation has now introduced a new type of partnership into Dgroups: Project Partner. This membership type is available for time-limited activities that are …

Dgroups webinar – Maintaining and troubleshooting your online community

The third and final Dgroups Communities Webinar took place on 15 June 2015 and focused on how to maintain and troubleshoot your online community. Facilitated by Lucie Lamoureux (KM4D Associates) the webinar was designed mostly as a peer-assist session. Two participants presented two case studies, illustrating the challenges they face in maintaining their communities of …

UNCDF, Access Agriculture join Dgroups

After the 3 organizations that joined earlier in 2014, the year 2014 closes with another good news for Dgroups. Two new organizations have just formalized their membership and have joined the Dgroups Foundation. The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s 48 least developed countries. Specifically: UNCDF provides seed capital – …