Complexity trap: Local vs. global knowledge in development work

12-05-2008 – Filed under ICT4Dknowledge-managementbiodiversitydevelopmentlocal-knowledge

The world wide web offers a growing variety of expertise on all kinds of topics. This global knowledge, such as the scientific domain, has generic character. The expertise is important, especially to tackle all sorts of challenges, but without including the local context could be quickly useless. Often, the applied…

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