Link to new knowledge sharing wiki on agricultural water management – welcome, knowledge commons

August 12, 2013 in Freedom to innovate, Freedom to learn

agripedia logoWith joy, I reproduce below the invitation of GIZ colleagues to join the official launch of the global knowledge platform for agricultural water management !


Main focus

  • focuses on agricultural water management in the context of climate change and food security.

It aims to secure knowledge gained from experiences in development cooperation. serves as an knowledge exchange and networking platform for practitioners and development experts and all those interested in the topic of increasing challenges in agricultural water management. What’s in it for you?

  • The platform contains a library with at the moment about 260 publications, a lot of them from pre-digital times, only digitally available and from anywhere in the world accessible on
  • will give you access to relevant and up-to-date knowledge, as well as to expedient approaches, practices and experience in agricultural watermanagement.

 You like the idea and you’re already thinking about how to become a part of the knowledge network?

 Like all wikis, depends on user contributions. Please feel free to improve the platform by editing or writing articles, or by uploading publications.

 Visit and sign up for an account today!

 For further information please contact: (SV Nachhaltige Landwirtschaft) Your Agriwaterpedia-Team

Call for papers–Knowledge Commons Conference in Belgium next September

January 16, 2012 in Freedom to innovate

FYI – Interesting upcoming event on the knowledge commons: “1ST THEMATIC CONFERENCE ON THE KNOWLEDGE COMMONS” -governing Pooled Knowledge Resources: Building Institutions for Sustainable Scientific, Cultural and Genetic Resource Commons. The call for papers is still open until 31. January 2012 … CONFERENCE TRACKS
. Track 1 on “Scientific Research and Innovation Commons” . Track 2 on “Digital Information Commons” . Track 3 on “Historical experience of the knowledge commons” . Track 4 on “Genetic Resource Commons” . Track 5 on “Cultural Commons” . Cross-cutting conference track 6 on climate change