Category: facilitation

Helping groups of people work together effectively

South African National Broadband Forum

I am getting quite excited about the upcoming South African Broadband Forum next week.  Inspired by the coalition that emerged in the United States to get broadband infrastructure investment on the political agenda in the run-up to the U.S. election,...

/ 18 March 2009

Wanted: Pirates on the High Seas of Agricultural Research

Reprising a role in a previous life at, I gave a presentation last week in Maputo to the Knowledge Sharing (KS) community within the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).  Actually it started out that way but because...

/ 11 December 2008

Funding Projects – Group Consensus Facilitation

The Context Every year in our team at work, we get together to discuss our research funding budget. Each team at IDRC is responsible for producing a yearly “pipeline” of projected research projects to fund. Our team is pretty spread...

/ 9 May 2007