Knowledge intermediaries in Africa

December 8, 2008

‘Is Information the solution’ is an article on intermediaries inspired by the Power of In-between conference. It was written by Richard Humphries, an independent consultant who works on knowledge initiatives in Africa.

Knowledge intermediaries, he suggests, “possess much power to shape development discourse” by constant scanning, sifting and aggregation of perspectives. He asks what more can be done to promote the strength of knowledge intermediaries in Africa?

You can read the full article commissioned by Inter Press Service (IPS) here.

Also check out Richard Humphries blog which highlights issues in the African knowledge and networking field.