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More than 50 participants gathered at IDS on 15th and 16th September for our 20th Anniversary workshop.

"From dial-up to the data revolution: Learning from 20 years of digital knowledge sharing for global development. "

The event was a celebration of our 20 years as an online knowledge sharing platform but also a space for us to bring together colleagues to reflect on the key lessons from that 20 years and to examine the challenges and opportunities for our sector moving forward.

Eldis 20th Anniversary workshopThe participants were made up of a broad mix of knowledge brokers, communications professionals, librarians and researchers with a great line-up of speakers including:

  • Allam Ahmed - Senior Lecturer, Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
  • Chris Addison - Senior Programme Coordinator, Knowledge Management, CTA (Virtual presentation!)
  • Geoff Barnard - Knowledge Management Strategy Advisor, CDKN
  • Melissa Leach - Director, IDS
  • Mike Powell – IKM Emergent
  • Neil Pakenham?Walsh - DGroups Foundation
  • Nick Ishmael Perkins - Director, SciDev.Net
  • Rachel Phillipson – Mott MacDonald, lead author of DFID Portal Evaluation
  • Rob Cartridge - Head of Global Knowledge, Practical Action
  • Ruth Bottomley - Senior Programme Manager for Research Development & Support, INASP
  • Sarah Cummings - Independent Consultant 
  • Williams Nwagwu - CODESRIA

 We'll be making all the presentations and other resources from the event available here in due course so watch this space!

A., U. Ahmed; R., V. Hill; L., C. Smith / International Food Policy Research Institute 2007
Despite considerable progress in poverty reduction in the past decade, millions of people around the world remain preoccupied solely with survival, and hunger is a reality in their everyday lives. This paper examines the first Millenn...
Youth and the MDGs in the Arab region
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia 2007
The prospects of the Arab region as a whole for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are encouraging; however wide gaps and significant disparities in progress, both among and within the Arab sub-regions remain. Almost ha...
Is budget support an effective means of financing the MDGs?
R. Carter; S. Lister / Social Watch 2007
International aid donors have increasingly moved toward direct budget support as a means of reducing poverty and meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This article discusses the relevance of budget support to financing the ...
Is aid an effective way of achieving the MDGs?
D. Ehrenpreis (ed) / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
In 2005, the G8 leaders promised to double aid to Africa and the UN World Summit to increase total official development assistance (ODA) by around $ 50 bn. But are such increases in aid really what is needed to achieve the Millennium ...
Macroeconomic policies should support the achievement of the MDGs
J. Weeks; T. McKinley / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
An alternative macroeconomic framework oriented towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Sub-Saharan Africa is known and feasible. Currently, the effects of neoliberal reforms have been counter-productive with non-...
Are HIV/AIDS funds being used effectively in Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia?
N. Oomman; M. Bernstein; S. Rosenzweig / Center for Global Development, USA 2007
Donor funding for HIV/AIDS has skyrocketed in the last decade: from US$ 300 million in 1996 to US$ 8.9 billion in 2006; yet, little is understood about how these resources are being spent. This paper analyses the policies and practice...
Is Asia and the Pacific on track to meet the MDGs?
H. Fu; S. Chaterjee; O. Noman / United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2007
2007 marks the midpoint towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This report provides a progress report on the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific and highlights the challenges that remain. The report provides at overall progress in ...
A need for constructive engagement with the MDGs
T. Braunholtz-Speight / Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK 2007
Hundreds of millions of people are trapped in chronic poverty around the world. Many of them are working but poor, suffering low returns to their labour and assets for reasons of economic marginality or exploitation, social discrimina...
How can civil society contribute towards achieving the MDGs in southern Africa?
Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
This paper summarises the proceedings of a policy dialogue on progress made towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The dialogue brought together representatives of civil s...
Are alternatives to neo-liberalism needed to meet the MDGs in southern Africa?
J. Chipika / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
This paper discusses policies that have inhibited the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regions. Specifically, the paper argues that neo-liberal structural adjust...
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Who will be left behind by the MDGs?
A., U. Ahmed; R., V. Hill; L., C. Smith / International Food Policy Research Institute 2007
Despite considerable progress in poverty reduction in the past decade, millions of people around the world remain preoccupied solely with survival, and hunger is a reality in their everyday lives. This paper examines the first Millenn...
Youth and the MDGs in the Arab region
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia 2007
The prospects of the Arab region as a whole for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are encouraging; however wide gaps and significant disparities in progress, both among and within the Arab sub-regions remain. Almost ha...
Is budget support an effective means of financing the MDGs?
R. Carter; S. Lister / Social Watch 2007
International aid donors have increasingly moved toward direct budget support as a means of reducing poverty and meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This article discusses the relevance of budget support to financing the ...
Is aid an effective way of achieving the MDGs?
D. Ehrenpreis (ed) / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
In 2005, the G8 leaders promised to double aid to Africa and the UN World Summit to increase total official development assistance (ODA) by around $ 50 bn. But are such increases in aid really what is needed to achieve the Millennium ...
Macroeconomic policies should support the achievement of the MDGs
J. Weeks; T. McKinley / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
An alternative macroeconomic framework oriented towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Sub-Saharan Africa is known and feasible. Currently, the effects of neoliberal reforms have been counter-productive with non-...
Are HIV/AIDS funds being used effectively in Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia?
N. Oomman; M. Bernstein; S. Rosenzweig / Center for Global Development, USA 2007
Donor funding for HIV/AIDS has skyrocketed in the last decade: from US$ 300 million in 1996 to US$ 8.9 billion in 2006; yet, little is understood about how these resources are being spent. This paper analyses the policies and practice...
Is Asia and the Pacific on track to meet the MDGs?
H. Fu; S. Chaterjee; O. Noman / United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2007
2007 marks the midpoint towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This report provides a progress report on the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific and highlights the challenges that remain. The report provides at overall progress in ...
A need for constructive engagement with the MDGs
T. Braunholtz-Speight / Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK 2007
Hundreds of millions of people are trapped in chronic poverty around the world. Many of them are working but poor, suffering low returns to their labour and assets for reasons of economic marginality or exploitation, social discrimina...
How can civil society contribute towards achieving the MDGs in southern Africa?
Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
This paper summarises the proceedings of a policy dialogue on progress made towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The dialogue brought together representatives of civil s...
Are alternatives to neo-liberalism needed to meet the MDGs in southern Africa?
J. Chipika / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
This paper discusses policies that have inhibited the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regions. Specifically, the paper argues that neo-liberal structural adjust...
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