UAV4Ag Dgroups Case Study

Case study: Using Dgroups to map rules and regulations governing the use of drones

Giacomo Rambaldi from CTA is a long time user and supporter of Dgroups, having used the platform for more than a decade now. During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Giacomo presented one specific Dgroup he is administering and that deals with the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones technology for agriculture. Watch …

HIFA - A global community of purpose - Dgroups case study

Case study: Using Dgroups to bring together a global community of purpose

Neil Pakenham Walsh is the Coordinator of Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) and is the current Chair of the Dgroups Foundation. In a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Neil presented the work that HIFA does and why Dgroups is a cornerstone of its success. Watch the video presentation below: (see also the slides used in …

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Case study: Using Dgroups for stakeholder engagement and participation in the FAO Farmer Field School

During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Suzanne Phillips from the Farmer Field School Team in the Plant Production and Protection Division of the FAO presented how they have been using Dgroups to connect a global and growing community of field school practitioners together. Watch the video presentation below: (see also the slides used …

Introduction to Dgroups

An introduction to Dgroups [9-minute video presentation]

Dgroups is a longstanding, successful international development initiative, like few others. It has been online since 2002, and hundreds of thousands of development professionals use it regularly in their work.  Some, however, may be less familiar with it or may have just heard about it. So what is Dgroups? During a recent webinar organized in …

FAO-Dgroups webinar - 22 March 2018

Recording and slides from the webinar on Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization

The webinar on Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization, organized in partnership with FAO, took place on 22 March, 2018. About 70 people joined the live event; several more had registered and expressed the interest to receive the webinar recording. The full session is now available for playback on our YouTube channel and …

[Webinar] Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization

Have you ever looked for an easy solution to create networks and communities of practice within your organization? Would you like a simple, non-commercial tool, respectful of privacy for team discussions? Do you need a knowledge exchange solution that is compatible with low bandwidth users in the South? Dgroups can offer you the perfect solution. …

Dgroups welcomes four new partner organizations

The Dgroups Partnerships keeps growing, with four organizations having recently joined the Dgroups Foundation: Global Healthcare Information Network CIC (GHI-net) and C3 Collaborating for Health as Associate Partners; Charter for Change and Personas Facilitadoras DT as Project Partners. Global Healthcare Information Network CIC (GHI-net) is a “non-profit organisation established in 2005 to administer the global initiative HIFA (Healthcare Information For All). […] …

Presentations and report Dgroups Annual Partners Meeting 2017

The 2017 Dgroups Annual Partners Meeting was held on 30 November 2017. This year’s meeting was held online using Adobe Connect. A total of 15 participants joined the meeting, representing 6 of the 16 Full Dgroups Partners and 5 of the 8 Associate Partners. Damir Simunic and Joe Canda from WA-Research also joined the meeting. The agenda of …

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Case study: Using Dgroups to scale up online networking and communication in the Rural Water Supply Network

This case study describes why RWSN has chosen to use Dgroups as their main tool for communicating with partners and clients all over the world. It explains how they’ve been using Dgroups and what results it helped the network achieve. Finally, it presents the key lessons learned by RWSN on what makes an active group, …