Online courses on knowledge management for developing countries

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have signed a cooperation agreement to deliver jointly a series of online courses on knowledge management and web 2.0 technologies for developing countries.

The first online course, entitled: "Innovative Collaboration for Development", will focus on training development professionals to realise the potential of social media tools to enhance the efficiency of their work, increase their organizations' outreach, and improve knowledge exchange tools. The online course is scheduled for the third quarter of 2010.