Building the Knowledge Culture

A New KM/Knowledge Services Success in Africa

Guy St. Clair

  It is my pleasure to report on the success of SMR International’s latest venture in Sub-Sahara Africa. For four days in July, Nerisa Jepkorir Kamar, SMR’s representative in Africa, conducted a series of workshops for African information professionals and knowledge workers. These were first KM/knowledge services workshops in Kenya and, as far as we know, the first in Sub-Sahara Africa. Offered by SMR International in cooperation with Information Africa Organization (IAO), the workshops (described here) were well received, with participants remarking not only on the quality of the content provided but on the importance of the occasion. As noted by one academic leader…
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