The bases

Agenda Knowledge for Development

The current global edition of the agenda is the third edition and was was published on 27th September 2018. It features amended Knowledge for Development Goals and 130 personal statements. It is the result of a process covering more than three  years, aimed at building a global knowledge partnership for the development of a peaceful, wealthy, inclusive and sustainable world.


Global Agenda in Bengali

Dhaka, July 2020 – The Global Agenda Knowledge for Development has been translated by K4DP-Partner Dr. Rezwan Ul Alam, Knowledge Manager at Manusher Jonno Foundation in Bangladesh. K4DP highly appreciates and acknowledges the effort Dr. Rezwan.


Agenda for Uganda

On 26 June 2019, the first edition of the Agenda Knowledge for Uganda has been published. Edited by Andreas Brandner and Mary Suzan Abbo of the Knowledge for Development Partnership, it represents the first national Knowledge Agenda for a country and a first results of the Knowledge Partnership Uganda.


Global Agenda in Spanish

Vienna/Madrid, November 2020 – The Global Agenda Knowledge for Development has been translated by KMA Knowledge Management Associates, Dr. Elena Soriano, to Spanish. K4DP highly appreciates and acknowledges the effort and in-kind contribution.


Agenda for Kenya

Nairobi, March 2022 – The Kenyan Ministry of Devolution and ASALs and K4DP have joined forces to develop the first Knowledge Agenda for Kenya. Statements to the Agenda Knowledge are welcome!


Global Agenda in French

March 2024 – The Global Agenda Knowledge for Development has been translated by Mr. Eric Bernard and Mr. Atsu  Sename to French. K4DP highly appreciates and acknowledges the effort and in-kind contribution.

As our idea grows, more and more Agendas for different countries or in different languages will be available.





What people say

Irina Bokova

Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

Knowledge is a catalyst for development. This stands at the heart of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – it is a core driver of all UNESCO’s work to…

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Dr. Bambang Susantono

Vice-President of Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development
Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Knowledge Management is fundamental to all aspects of development work and ultimately to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is a powerful way of adding real value to our support for countries as they strive to attain the SDGs. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries have reached middle-income status.

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Patricia Mweene Lumba

Senior Knowledge Management Officer at African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR)

Effective participation in the “Knowledge Society” requires, rather obviously, access to its most important commodity, knowledge. If well managed, data and information can be a catalyst to Africa’s international arena involvement. To be a true leader in the international field, Africa will need to reconsider what it means to be engaged in the current knowledge economy.

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Leif Edvinsson

Professor, University of Lund, Sweden

Future knowledge societies are in an accelerating, exponential dynamic. Is it chaos or is there an intelligence pattern to be observed? An emerging approach was shared by the founder of VISA, Dee W. Hock, who..

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Natasha Mhango

Natasha Mhango Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist for the Enhanced Smallholder Livestock Investment...

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Chris Zielinski

Chris Zielinski Senior Consultant Partnerships in Health Information program. With over 30 years of working in this...

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