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Application of Knowledge Management on Value Chain towards Sustainable Financial Development


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Nairobi 16 July, 2014 - Presentation by Marlowe U. Aquino and Prasun Kumar Das (APRACA) at the Fin4Ag Conference.

Nairobi 16 July, 2014 - Presentation by Marlowe U. Aquino and Prasun Kumar Das (APRACA) at the Fin4Ag Conference.

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  • 1. Application of Knowledge Management on Value Chain towards Sustainable Financial Development Marlowe U. Aquino Prasun Kumar Das Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) Bangkok, Thailand Knowledge for Development © APRACA 2014
  • 2. Knowledge for Development © APRACA 2014 • KNOWLEDGE has become the key economic resource and the dominant source of comparative advantage and as such, knowledge is considered the driver of productivity and economic growth. Peter Drucker, 2002 • Knowledge is a comprehensive organization, integration, interpretation, and analysis of information and deliberately translated by the human mind full of ideas and conception.
  • 3. © APRACA 2014 Critical Stages Activities ICT tools and techniques PRE-CULTIVATION STAGE Crop selection Decision Support System (DSS) Modelling software Electronic media (e/m) learning, Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) Information kiosks Land selection DSS Geographical Information System (GIS) Remote sensing e/m-consulting KMS Calendar definition KMS e/m-consulting DSS GIS Access to credit Networking tools (mobile phones, computers, wireless networks etc.) Management Information System (MIS) e-commerce and mobile commerce
  • 4. © APRACA 2014 Critical Stages Activities ICT tools and techniques CROP CULTIVATION AND HARVESTING Land preparation, sowing/ transplanting KMS e/m-learning e/m-consulting Global Positioning System (GPS) Geographic Information System (GIS) computer controlled devices machine to machine communication (m2m) sensor networks Input (including irrigation) management DSS; MIS; GPS/GIS; e/m-learning; sensor networks; m2m communication Pest Management DSS; GIS; MIS; sensor networks; m2m communication Knowledge for Development
  • 5. Knowledge for Development © APRACA 2014 Critical Stages Activities ICT tools and techniques POST- HARVEST Transportation GPS, GIS, MIS, DBMS, tracking devices, m2m communication Processing Farm to fork tracing tools – GPS, RFID, GIS, DBMS, MIS, KMS, e/m-learning, e/m- consulting, machine2machine communication Packaging Tracing devices, KMS, e/m-learning, e/m- consulting, GPS, GIS Marketing Networking tools (mobile phones, lo-fi technologies) for broadcast, Info kiosks
  • 6. RDE /E Programs, Projects and Activities Reports, Videos and other communication materials Accepted truth based on reality which change the direction of condition, state and even perspective of a given person, places and events Sources Type Kind Strategies Approaches Translation Utilization and Application The process of conversion of D-I-K transformation applied in agriculture and fisheries value chain finance (Source: Aquino and Bonifacio 2006)
  • 7. Collection of knowledge Organization of knowledge Conversion of knowledge Preparation, Processing Packaging Utilization and Application Distribution FEEDBACK Acquisition 1 23 54 RESOURCES SUPPORT SERVICES PHASE I PHASE IIIPHASE II 6 The different phases and stages of knowledge management applied in agricultural value chain finance towards sustainable financial development (Source: Aquino 2010) Copyright© Aquino 2010 Knowledge for Development
  • 8. Define the Vision Mission Goal Objectives Develop Approach Strategies Activities Set Expected outputs Achieve Desired Outcome SUSTAINABLE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT Data – Information – Knowledge Data – Information – Knowledge AF Knowledge Management Value Chain Finance Programs Projects and Activities including Products and Services EMPOWERED PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES Dynamic interrelationships of influencing factors in AKM-VCF using the DIKAFD Transformational Approach (Source: Aquino 2006, Aquino 2009). Knowledge for Development Copyright© Aquino 2010
  • 9. • Social Acceptability • Technical Feasibility • Economic Viability • Environmentally Sound • Politically Driven • Changes in K-A-S-B for Development • Appropriateness of the intervention • Financial Management considerations • Protection-Conservation- Management-Development Modeling • Inclusion of local governance support Copyright© Aquino 2008 Application of KM = ICT/ICM towards sustainable financial management and development
  • 10. Information-sensitive/-oriented value chain finance and resource management for assured, sustainable, and quality agriculture and fishery products and services for global competitiveness Knowledge for Development KM in Value Chain Finance
  • 11. Knowledge for Development Concluding Statement • Knowledge management in rural and agricultural research, development and extension and now finance has been realized to be a major factor in the development and improvement of the conditions of its key players and stakeholders. • KM is continuous and ever evolving activity, our knowledge creators and generators, processors and disseminators will have no work to improve our agriculture sector.
  • 12. Knowledge for Development For further inquiries, please contact: Dr. MARLOWE U. AQUINO Dr. PRASUN KUMAR DAS Asia-Pacific Rural and agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) Room A 303, BAAC Bluilding 469 Nakhonsawan Road, Dusit, Bangkok, THAILAND Tel. (+662) 280-0915 Fax. (+662) 280-1524 Email Addresses: Website: