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Research Events at Hatfield

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Knowledge Management & Capacity Building: Lessons from Southeast Asia on the design and delivery of research-for-development initiatives

30th May 2016, 19:00 to 21:00, Birley Room, Hatfield College, Dr. Lisa Robins

Dr. Lisa Robins, Visiting Fellow of Hatfield College (Department of Geography) and Visiting Fellow at Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University, will be giving a presentation of her work as a researcher and consultant.

Dr. Robins will outline ten talking points or lessons on incorporating knowledge management and capacity building in the design and delivery of research-for-development (R4D) initiatives.

By knowledge management (“ways of improving learning and adoption pathways within a R4D project or program in order to enhance its impact”), and by capacity building (“strategies that will enable a R4D project or program across its social, institutional and economic dimensions).

In eliciting the ten talking points, Dr. Robins will draw from four R4D-related initiatives in Southeast Asia in the arena of natural resource management with which she has had a professional association, namely:

Contact hatfield.mcracademic@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.