Dgroups at Share Fair 2011

From next Monday to 29 September 2011 IFAD in Rome will host the the second AgriKnowledge Share Fair. After the previous Share Fairs in Addis Ababa (2010) and Rome (2009), also the programme and design for this year event looks impressive:  more than 150 sharing and learning sessions on issues related to rural development and agriculture; …

Dgroups at PICNIC 2011

In the context of the International Cross Media Festival PICNIC in Amsterdam, on Friday 16 September 2011, Dgroups member IICD co-organised the session Digital Media for a Better Future. The meeting addressing the issue of contributing to a better world through digital connection between the Netherlands, other western countries and developing and emerging economies. In …

Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) joins Dgroups

As of September 2011, the Dgroups partnership welcomes the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) as new Dgroups member. RWSN is global knowledge network for rural water supply technologies and approaches. As it reads on their website: RWSN focuses its work in specific areas where it believes it can make a significant contribution. RWSN’s aims to: Maximise impact …

Dgroups partners meeting 2011

The 2011 Dgroups partners meeting will take place in Rome on 27 September 2011 in the context of the Second Global AgriKnowledge Share Fair. The Share Fair will be an exciting and “out-of-the-box” event, offering participants creative and innovative learning and sharing opportunities, and equipping them with tools to better influence future rural development activities. …

Dgroups new look – More than a facelift

During the two online technical sessions organised in the context of the 2010 Dgroups Partners meeting, representatives from member organisations as well as groups administrators had the opportunity to preview the new look and improved functionalities of the redesigned Dgroups website. For the  sessions, Damir Simunic of WA Research prepared a video to show the new look …

Dgroups: Still going and growing – and blogging again!

Welcome to the revived Dgroups blog! There have been a number of important developments in the past few months.  The new Board of the Foundation has been busy since its election in April 2009, while WA Research has keep on improving the platform and its performances – unfortunately in both cases the communications have not been at the same …

Dgroups platforms updates

As you might have already noticed WA Research has recently released some new updates in functionalities and features to further develop the Dgroups platform. Public interface From the Dgroups homepage, users can now login to their groups or join new groups in a much clearer way. Directory of groups When clicking on ‘Join a group’ …