The challenge will build appropriate capacities, establish knowledge management communities of practice for artificial intelligence and strengthen mechanisms for knowledge generation to accelerate the achievement of the CAADP Malabo goals by 2025 and the SDGs by 2030.
You will have the privilege to meet lots of participants all over the African continent1
There will be a number of workshops for the KM4AgD Challenge to help train and award participants3
KM Manager at FARA, Lecturer, Facilitator
Mr. Benjamin Abugri is a Certified Knowledge Manager and the Knowledge Management, Learning & Communications Lead Specialist at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), an apex continental organisation for the Africa Union Commission responsible for coordinating and advocating for Agricultural Research and Development. He is leading the observatory for Africa Agricultural initiative and a initiator of the Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) Challenge, and convener of the annual Africa Agricultural Knowledge Management Conference. He has vast experience in Knowledge Management, partnerships, outreach, networking, coordination, Project Management and Community Engagement. Before joining FARA in February 2017 he served as KM Manager for USAID Ghana Programmes implemented by the University Research Company and the John Snow Health Research Institute, and World Vision International. He has an academic background in Education, Accountant, M&E, Strategic & Project management and Knowledge Management. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Public Administration and Policy Management and has authored/co-authored several publications, including a Continental Data Capture Strategy for Africa, a practical guide for KM Practitioners. Benjamin is a member of several KM communities and serves on the board of the Knowledge for Development Partnership (K4DP) and the Ghana Council for Scientific Research (CSIR) Institute for Scientific and Technological Information of the Government of Ghana.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminabugri/
Researcher at Wageningen University; Director, K4DP
Public-Private Partnership and Research Uptake Expert at Wageningen University & Research; Core team member of the km4dev Community, Co-Founder and Director of K4DP
Manager at NSSF, Kenya
Manager , Strategy & Change & Management Representative at the National Social Security Fund, Kenya. In this function having introduced the first ISO 30401 Certification (Knowledge Management) for an African organisation.
Executive Director, K4DP
Executive Director, K4DP Knowledge for Development Partnership; Managing Director of Knowledge Management Austria and global Chairman of the knowledge.city network. Advisor to companies, governments, NGOs, and International Organisations in the development of KM Strategies; Initiator of the Knowledge for Development Challenges. Founder and Director of the School of Knowledge Sciences; Director at Joint Centre for Knowledge Sciences at International University of Management, Namibia; Director at Knowledge for Development Centre at Makerere University Business School, Uganda.
Professor, McGill University
Director, School of Information Studies and Associate Professor at McGill University
Author of the bestseller “Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice”. Winner of the Knowledge Management Award 2020.
Member of the Presidium of the Knowledge for Development Partnership