Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

FARA & Dgroups

945 views

Published on

Presentation by Myra Wopereis (FARA) at the Dgroups Peer Exchange - 15 November 2012

http://www.dgroups.info

  • Was a little hesitant about using ⇒⇒⇒WRITE-MY-PAPER.net ⇐⇐⇐ at first, but am very happy that I did. The writer was able to write my paper by the deadline and it was very well written. So guys don’t hesitate to use it.
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • I pasted a website that might be helpful to you: ⇒ www.WritePaper.info ⇐ Good luck!
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • DOWNLOAD THAT BOOKS INTO AVAILABLE FORMAT (2019 Update) ......................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................... Download Full PDF EBOOK here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download Full EPUB Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download Full doc Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download PDF EBOOK here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download EPUB Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... Download doc Ebook here { http://bit.ly/2m6jJ5M } ......................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................................... eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer that is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook.) Users can purchase an eBook on diskette or CD, but the most popular method of getting an eBook is to purchase a downloadable file of the eBook (or other reading material) from a Web site (such as Barnes and Noble) to be read from the user's computer or reading device. Generally, an eBook can be downloaded in five minutes or less ......................................................................................................................... .............. Browse by Genre Available eBooks .............................................................................................................................. Art, Biography, Business, Chick Lit, Children's, Christian, Classics, Comics, Contemporary, Cookbooks, Manga, Memoir, Music, Mystery, Non Fiction, Paranormal, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Religion, Romance, Science, Science Fiction, Self Help, Suspense, Spirituality, Sports, Thriller, Travel, Young Adult, Crime, Ebooks, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novels, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor And Comedy, ......................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................... .....BEST SELLER FOR EBOOK RECOMMEND............................................................. ......................................................................................................................... Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,-- The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company,-- Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead,-- StrengthsFinder 2.0,-- Stillness Is the Key,-- She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,-- Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones,-- Everything Is Figureoutable,-- What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence,-- Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!,-- The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness,-- Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed, ......................................................................................................................... .........................................................................................................................
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here

FARA & Dgroups

  1. 1. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa Dgroups at FARA by Myra Wopereis Director of Knowledge and Technologies, FARA 2012 Dgroups Annual Meeting 15 Nov 2012
  2. 2. Outline• Purpose of dgroups• Current status• Benefits• Challenges• Conclusion
  3. 3. Purpose of dgroupsTool to assist FARA: – as a forum to reach out (virtually) to diverse members across the world – to communicate and manage platforms across the continent
  4. 4. Current status• Members – 2528 from 102 countries – Skills improving in use of dgroups (including ethics)• sub communities : 50
  5. 5. Benefits• Provides continuous link with constituents in between the FARA Science week held every 3 years• Empowers non-research stakeholders to engage in discussions on Africa’s agriculture research, extension, education initiatives.• Advocacy and dissemination tool• Focused discussions and management of platforms
  6. 6. Challenges• Management – maintaining dynamic subcommunities and catalyzing discussions – managing diverse skills and interests of members – harnessing access to member details/profile• Clear advantage compared to other tools i.e. social media tools (ning, linkedin, etc.)• Members – understanding purpose of dgroups – managing their own accounts – following threads of discussions
  7. 7. Conclusion• Clear benefits of dgroups to FARA• Strengthen its use within the communications strategy including social media strategy of FARA• Rationalizing the subcommunities, members’ list• Assessment of effective of dgroups for FARA• Need for comprehensive strategy and plan to manage FARA dgroups (dedicated staff to manage dgroups)
  8. 8. Key questions• Monitoring and evaluation of dgroups• Member’s database analysis, use, exporting to other programs• Management of main community vs. subcommunity vs. subsubcommunity – flow of information – automatic membership
  9. 9. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa Thank you Visit us at: www.fara-africa.org

×