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 …

D4Ag Dialogue Shaping Digital Agricultural Capacities

Shaping digital agricultural capacities – a D4Ag online dialogue

From 19 November to 15 December 2021, the Dgroups Foundation partnered with the Digital Agri Hub to support and facilitate an online dialogue on Shaping Digital Agricultural Capacities. The objectives of the dialogue were to: Fill gaps in knowledge on current capacity building products on D4Ag Identify capacity building needs, gaps and priorities for different …

Dgroups Partners Dialogue October 2021 - Collaboration trends

Online collaboration trends and actions for more effective international development

In 2001, Dgroups Foundation partners were firming up ideas for a new ‘dgroups’ collaboration to extend online communication, collaboration and dialogue opportunities in the development and humanitarian spaces.  Inspired by the then ‘egroups’ platform, in early 2002 we set up a platform to reinforce online collaboration by providing accessible, affordable and open virtual email-based workspaces …

Closing fishbowl – Online collaboration futures for more effective international development

On 29 October 2021, the Dgroups Foundation hosted an online partnership dialogue where we looked forward to 2030 to discuss how online collaboration will evolve. During the closing fishbowl moderated by Saskia Harmsen, Giacomo Rambaldi, Hannah Kabelka, Neil Pakenham-Walsh, and Tarini Ross reflected on the meeting, the issues that emerged, and the main takeaways. See the recording of the …

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 …

In conversation with Nancy White – Online collaboration futures for more effective international development

On 29 October 2021, the Dgroups Foundation hosted an online partnership dialogue where we looked forward to 2030 to discuss how online collaboration will evolve. In this conversation with Nancy White, we looked to the future and discussed the notion of critical uncertainties – and how to navigate them for better collaboration and more effective international development. See the …

Nancy White's sketch opening chat show Dgroups Dialogue

Opening chat show – Online collaboration futures for more effective international development

On 29 October 2021, the Dgroups Foundation hosted an online partnership dialogue where we looked forward to 2030 to discuss how online collaboration will evolve. In the opening chat show moderated by Peter Ballantyne, we heard from Louise Clarke, Steve Agbenyo, Ivan Kulis, and Nawsheen Hosenally, presenting their stories on how they got started with …