Shahidul Alam

Shahidul Alam

Shahidul Alam Photographer, writer, human rights activist. Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. The development lens has largely focused on basic needs. On the availability of material things. For our life to have meaning, we need more than merely the ability to...
Ewen Le Borgne

Ewen Le Borgne

Ewen Le Borgne Process Change, The Netherlands Knowledge for Development is a tautology. Knowledge is for development. Knowledge is development. Personal, communitarian and societal development. Contrary to money and influence (coming through our personal networks),...
Günter Koch

Günter Koch

Günter Koch Member of KM-A, co-founder of the New Club of Paris and former CEO of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) In my ‘former life’ as a computer scientist and software engineering manager, I was constantly confronted with the question of how intellectual...
Suzanne Kiwanuka

Suzanne Kiwanuka

Suzanne Kiwanuka Senior Lecturer in Health Policy, Planning and Management at Makerere University, Uganda According to Hyrum W. Smith, wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied. In order to promote knowledge uptake in a rapidly changing world, the coming decade should be...
Obwoya Kinyera Sam

Obwoya Kinyera Sam

Obwoya Kinyera Sam Professor, Executive Board Member, National Planning Authority, Uganda Knowledge is a fundamental catalyst to economic development. The fact is that the things we buy, and the methods we use to make them, rely more and more on knowledge, and less on...
Daniel Keftassa

Daniel Keftassa

Daniel Keftassa PhD, Chairperson of the community based organisation HefDA and Development Practioneer in Ethiopia In the social and economic development field, development practitioners are often expected to meet the needs, aspirations, worries and wishes of the...