Knowledge Management (and Capacity Development) for Sustainable Water Management ‘ Knowledge for all - All for knowledge’ ...
Outline <ul><li>The wider picture: Connectivity in the water sector </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management, learning: What...
THE WIDER PICTURE – CONNECTIVITY  IN THE WATER SECTOR Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
The development paradigm <ul><li>Development is empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of empowerment: </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
From IC T  to I C T <ul><li>Internet and the connectivity revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile technology: making it  </li>...
Connectivity  in the water sector <ul><li>From working to  net working </li></ul><ul><li>The Information systems’ craze </...
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, LEARNING…  WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT? Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
Some definitions <ul><li>Information?  </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge? K=I*ESA(-ish) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning? </li></ul><u...
The facets of knowledge <ul><li>The knowledge cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Three generations of knowledge management: 1) stock ...
‘ KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT’ AND LEARNING  IN THE WATER SECTOR Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
Learning fields  in the sector Sector learning, coordination, networks and learning alliances Organisational learning, org...
Barriers to learning  in the water sector <ul><li>Many fishes in the pond </li></ul><ul><li>Social exclusion (remember: em...
WATER AND KM CHALLENGES  AND  OPPORTUNITIES Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
Challenges in the Water sector <ul><li>Scaling up </li></ul><ul><li>Going beyond urban </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting decent...
KM challenges  in the water sector  <ul><li>Connecting actors </li></ul><ul><li>Translating  messages </li></ul><ul><li>En...
Some opportunities <ul><li>A wealth of tools to support  </li></ul><ul><li>learning and sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Learning...
Other opportunities? <ul><li>What can you share today? </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - ses...
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Presentation given at the 5th World Water Forum about knowledge management and capacity development for the water sector.
Touches upon challenges, definitions, opportunities and some reflections about learning

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    1. 1. Knowledge Management (and Capacity Development) for Sustainable Water Management ‘ Knowledge for all - All for knowledge’ Ewen Le Borgne – IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    2. 2. Outline <ul><li>The wider picture: Connectivity in the water sector </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management, learning: What is it all about? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management and learning in the water sector </li></ul><ul><li>Water and KM challenges and opportunities </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    3. 3. THE WIDER PICTURE – CONNECTIVITY IN THE WATER SECTOR Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    4. 4. The development paradigm <ul><li>Development is empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of empowerment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic capital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political capital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social capital </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Knowledge as a way to expand social capital </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    5. 5. From IC T to I C T <ul><li>Internet and the connectivity revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile technology: making it </li></ul><ul><li>happen </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0: from push to pull </li></ul><ul><li>The new dogma: connect or perish </li></ul><ul><li>In development: Connectivity for empowerment </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    6. 6. Connectivity in the water sector <ul><li>From working to net working </li></ul><ul><li>The Information systems’ craze </li></ul><ul><li>From organisational learning to ‘sector learning’? </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    7. 7. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, LEARNING… WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT? Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    8. 8. Some definitions <ul><li>Information? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge? K=I*ESA(-ish) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Information management? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management? </li></ul><ul><li>Find your own definition! </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    9. 9. The facets of knowledge <ul><li>The knowledge cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Three generations of knowledge management: 1) stock 2) flow 3) co-create </li></ul><ul><li>From knowledge management to knowledge sharing & learning </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    10. 10. ‘ KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT’ AND LEARNING IN THE WATER SECTOR Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    11. 11. Learning fields in the sector Sector learning, coordination, networks and learning alliances Organisational learning, org. capacity development Skills training, education, exchange visits Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    12. 12. Barriers to learning in the water sector <ul><li>Many fishes in the pond </li></ul><ul><li>Social exclusion (remember: empower) </li></ul><ul><li>The research silo </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect, learn, communicate, coordinate: capacity, capacity, capacity, capacity </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    13. 13. WATER AND KM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    14. 14. Challenges in the Water sector <ul><li>Scaling up </li></ul><ul><li>Going beyond urban </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting decentralisation </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    15. 15. KM challenges in the water sector <ul><li>Connecting actors </li></ul><ul><li>Translating messages </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint reflection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proving the value of (sector) learning </li></ul><ul><li>It’s all about doing things together </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    16. 16. Some opportunities <ul><li>A wealth of tools to support </li></ul><ul><li>learning and sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Learning alliances: digging for deeper learning </li></ul><ul><li>Resource centre networks: connecting the dots </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1
    17. 17. Other opportunities? <ul><li>What can you share today? </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>Istanbul, 20 March 2009 - session 6.1.1

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