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Amouzou Bedi 28 August 2014

Knowledge has an important role to play in addressing development issues, but this requires access to information as well as the availability of relevant and useful knowledge. Knowledge is central to sustainable development. Knowledge is essential for survival and sustainability.

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Amouzou Bedi created a new WIKI page 6 December 2016

14
Feb
From
14 February 2017 to 16 February 2017
in (Ghana)
Organised byKnowledge for Development without Borders

Trainees should be able after the 3 training modules to us Mobile phone apps
to improve sustainable agriculture, and Internet for research (job
advertisements, information concerning SDGs, free online courses, health,
legal, Women's rights, climate change, peace, addresses, institutions,
companies etc.). In addition Trainees should be able to write, send and
receive e-mail. After completing the training participants can join our
Community of Practices where they will have access to the training 
materials  and  gain  more  knowledge  on  ICT  and  explore 
other  development.

Last October, Marcus Cornaro left the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) to take up a new post as Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to South Africa. In this interview he shares some of the challenges of working in a graduating country and how South Africa can serve as an example to the region.
01
Feb
From
1 February 2017 to 3 February 2017
in (Nigeria)
Organised byKnowledge for Development without Borders

The focus of the training is to equip  youth in rural area in Nigeria, Abuja
with basic ICT skills and as a result making them agents of development who
will continue to educate other children in the communities.

Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 6 August 2014
Imagine being able to gain information instantly about whether a development project is reaching its intended recipients, or where the next cholera outbreak might be, or track the fluctuating wealth of every district in Cote d’Ivoire. These are some of the possibilities of Big Data analysis, where data of increasing volume, velocity and variety is mined for the unprecedented patterns and insights it may yield.
08
Jun
From
8 June 2016 to 6 July 2016
in Telford (United Kingdom)
Organised byCentre for International Development and Training (CIDT, University of Wolverhampton

The Improving Forest Governance course is a 4-week, UK-based residential
course that covers a variety of forest governance issues. The course is
conducted in English, French and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation
and is taught by experienced tutors from the Centre for International
Development and Training, as well as leading international experts and
practitioners on forest governance, climate change, REDD+ and
multi-stakeholder processes from the UK and abroad. Participants are immersed
in training and benefit from high quality field trips, including visiting a
Chatham House Illegal Logging update meeting in London.

 When you think about development challenges, a lack of trained accountants might not immediately come to mind. Yet poor public sector financial management is often at the root of patchy service delivery in other sectors, from health and education to transport. South Africa recognised this underlying issue, and with EU support embarked on a capacity development programme.

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