Communities of Practice (CoPs) and networks are important ways to develop, capture, curate and share knowledge, especially by building on the collective knowledge of members.
IFAD supports a growing number of communities and networks. You are welcome to join any of them and contribute your ideas, experience and content, as well as take part in on-line discussions.
IFAD Innovation Network
Livestock 4 Social Development Platform – L4SD
ESA Monitoring & Evaluation Community of Practice
The ESA Monitoring and Evaluation Community involves all the colleagues in ESA with M&E responsibilities and it aims to share knowledge, tips & tricks, and questions on M&E.
IFAD’s community of practice for geospatial applications aims to enhance IFAD’s operations and impact through systematic integration of geospatial tools, methods and data analytics.
The objective of IFAD’s ICT4D strategy is to provide a framework for leveraging information and communication technology (ICT) to increase development impact and improve the economic and the social conditions of rural people.
Knowledge Management Community of Practice
The KM CoP has been launched by the IFAD KM Coordination Group (KMCG) to connect staff in IFAD and the projects it finances who have KM responsibilities or with an interest in KM.
The Forum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development (FARM-D) is a Community of Practice managed by the Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) for knowledge exchange on agricultural risk management in developing countries.
Farmers' Organizations for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific - FO4ACP
The overall objective of the FO4ACP programme is to increase income and to improve livelihoods, food and nutrition security and safety of organized smallholder and family farmers in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.