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The Knowledge ManagementThe Knowledge Management
PartnershipPartnership
An initiative of the UN Country Team in
India
™
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
 is connecting India’s development community
 and ta...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
 by creating “Communities of Practice” (CoPs)
of deve...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Active Communities of Practice
Decentralization
Enviro...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Over 12,000 subscribers to date (Dec 2007)
Growing s...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Membership Profile – Subscribers
1278
1204
1294
1137
2...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Membership Profiles – Balance
Members by Organization ...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
UN Country Team Heads of Agencies are
the Community “F...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Typical queries:
Transport in rural areas for obstetr...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Help!
Help! Help!
Help!
Help!
Help!
Query Service: How...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Try
this
I did
this
Read
this
Contact
her
Desk
Researc...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Query Service How it works
3. Consolidated Reply is pr...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Practitioners do not have to reinvent the
wheel
Deci...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Solution Exchange “Services”:
e-Discussion Publication...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
“Knowledge Products” being generated:
 “Consolidated ...
Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India
™
Resource Group
Action Groups
Community of Practice
Fac...
www.solutionexchange-un.net.in
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  1. 1. The Knowledge ManagementThe Knowledge Management PartnershipPartnership An initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™
  2. 2. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™  is connecting India’s development community  and tapping India’s vast knowledge pool  by creating a common platform  to address development challenges For faster, more effective attainment of the MDGs The Knowledge Management Partnership’s “Solution Exchange”
  3. 3. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™  by creating “Communities of Practice” (CoPs) of development practitioners addressing India’s development challenges • A“Community of Practice” brings together people with common interests, goals or passions, so they can interact as a group and build connections, familiarity and trust. • Development practioners are organized around specific “Practices” within the MDG thematic areas: “Solution Exchange” is connecting India’s development community…
  4. 4. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Active Communities of Practice Decentralization Environment: Water & Environmental Sanitation Food & Nutrition Security Gender Health: Maternal & Child Health AIDS Education Getting organized for launching in the future: Poverty: Work & Employment Disaster Management Poverty: Microfinance Newly launched: ICT for Development Environment: Clean Technologies
  5. 5. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Over 12,000 subscribers to date (Dec 2007) Growing steadily (80-100 per week) From all across the country, and outside From all organizations – Government, NGOs, private sector, policy/research institutes, donors, UN Agencies …and tapping India’s vast knowledge pool…
  6. 6. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Membership Profile – Subscribers 1278 1204 1294 1137 2409 117911461160 565 413 0 1000 2000 MCHWES Gen FoodAIDSDecn Ed Emp MFinICTD SubscriptionsbyCommunity end-November 2006 Total Subscribers, all Communities end-November 2006 132198 552 1142 1519 1739 2238 2464 2853 3165 3548 5171 5558 6151 2811 3425 4119 4655 5815 6756 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 Apr05May05Jun05Jul05Aug05Sep05Oct05Nov05Dec05Jan06Feb06Mar06Apr06May06Jun06Jul06Aug06Sep06Oct06Nov06 As of 4 Dec: 7,047 Subcribers to one or more Community (11,785 Subscriptions)
  7. 7. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Membership Profiles – Balance Members by Organization Type, all Communities, end-November 2006 NGO/CBOs 37% Gov't 15%UN/Others 30% Institutes 18% M embers by Region, all Communities, end-November 2006 North 20% East 10% South 23%West 12% Delhi 27% Outside India 8%
  8. 8. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ UN Country Team Heads of Agencies are the Community “Facilitators”: Drawing on the convening power of the United Nations Creating an impartial space for practitioners to interact Branding the UN as a source of ideas …by creating a common platform…
  9. 9. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Typical queries: Transport in rural areas for obstetric emergencies Accounting systems for local authorities Addressing stigma and discrimination for HIV and AIDS Minimizing corruption in water service delivery Promoting organic farming Social security for unorganized workers Gender budgeting approaches  …to address development challenges…
  10. 10. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Help! Help! Help! Help! Help! Help! Query Service: How it works 1. Member sends the Community a query (day 1) Moderation Team
  11. 11. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Try this I did this Read this Contact her Desk Research Query Service: How it works 2. Community offers Member solutions (days 2-11) Moderation Team
  12. 12. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Query Service How it works 3. Consolidated Reply is prepared, sent & archived (day 12) Cons. Reply Thank you! To the Solutions Bank Moderation Team
  13. 13. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Practitioners do not have to reinvent the wheel Decision-makers get feedback on policies, plans and programmes Development interventions have a higher chance of success New ideas and learning spread quickly and multiply …for faster, more effective attainment of the MDGs and Five Year Plans.
  14. 14. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Solution Exchange “Services”: e-Discussion Publication 2. e- Discussion Priority topic 3. e-Consultation Draft plan/ policy/ programme “For Comments” Feedback for consideration e-Discussion (or Query) Action Group assignment Action research; pilot; strategy; proposal 4. Action Group 1. Query service Responses Consolidated Reply Question
  15. 15. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ “Knowledge Products” being generated:  “Consolidated Replies”: 400+  Fifteen contributors on average  “E-consultations” on draft plans, policies, programmes, strategies: 12  Health & Water Sector Plans (State level); National AIDS Programme; UNDAF  “Action Groups” commissioned: 9  Decentralized planning pilot; Employment Guarantee Scheme monitoring; Pre-natal sex determination prevention strategy
  16. 16. Solution Exchange – an initiative of the UN Country Team in India ™ Resource Group Action Groups Community of Practice Facilitator(s) - UN HoA(s) Support team: •Resource Person •Research Associate Resource Group Members Community Members Community Organization
  17. 17. www.solutionexchange-un.net.in ™

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