Development knowledge ecology: metaphors and meanings


  • Sarah Cummings
  • Mike Powell IKM Emergent
  • Jaap Pels


knowledge management, development studies, knowledge ecology, metaphors


This is a Community Note with a difference. Like most Community Notes, it documents a discussion which took place from 13 February until 10 March 2011 on the KM4Dev e-mail list but it also includes the blog post, and comments upon that, which started this discussion. It concludes with some reflections on the nature of the development knowledge ecology on the basis of this discussion.


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