Jorge Chavez-Tafur

Project Coordinator, KM – Experience Capitalisation

At CTA since July 2016

Jorge Chavez-Tafur

Biography

Since July 2016, Jorge Chavez-Tafur works as knowledge management officer at CTA, coordinating the Experience Capitalisation project implemented in different parts of the world in collaboration with FAO, IICA and IFAD. He is also a guest lecturer at Universidad Agraria La Molina, where he focuses on "sistematización" as an approach for drawing lessons from rural development initiatives. He worked for many years as consultant with ETC Andes, worked as editor of the "LEISA magazine" and was also editor-in-chief of "Farming Matters"; today he is also member of the editorial team of the KM4D journal.

Articles

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Digital as well as other technical and institutional innovations underpin the success of agriculture in developing-country countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP). Such innovations are encouraging a new generation of young ‘agripreneurs’ to tackle agri-food challenges, explore ways to build resilience to climate change, and improve the incomes and livelihoods of people in agriculture.

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This learning module provides those working in development organizations with the tools and methodologies needed to work more effectively on the basis of their own experience. The different lessons that make the module are designed for the staff of international organizations, donor agencies, multilaterals, NGOs, farmers’ organizations, research institutes, national governments, regional organizations, and civil society organizations.

Publications

events

  1. Dec 13

    CTA/PAFO - Experience capitalisation and knowledge management workshop

    Based upon the collaboration in support of selected farmers' organisations-led businesses supported by CTA and partners, the workshop proposes to:Review the results and lessons learned from the supported cases at national level after the support provided by CTA, PAFO and AgriCord members.Identify further business cases whi…
    Type:
    Workshop
  2. Dec 13

    Vijabiz - Experience capitalisation workshop

    The process of experience capitalisation starts with a first workshop, in Nakuru, Kenya at the Merica Hotel and includes representatives of the organisations participating in the Vijabiz project. 

    Type:
    Conference
  3. Dec 13

    Experience capitalisation institutionalisation workshop

    The main objective of CTA's experience capitalisation project has been to encourage the adoption of the approach - its regular use by projects and organisations. Largely as the result of the work done by many facilitators, it is now possible to see many cases where this institutionalisation process is already taking place, in different parts of the world. 

    Type:
    Conference
  4. Dec 13

    Capitalisation of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development - Pacific region

    CTA is hosting a knowledge management workshop as part of the ‘Capitalisation of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development’ project between 5 and 9 February 2018 in the Fijian capital of Suva. The 3-year project started in April 2016 with the aim to facilitate the wider use of experience capitalisation processes in rural development initiatives, as an approach…
    Type:
    Training

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