The Connect South campaign calls on people and organizations working in development to pledge their support and re-establishes GDNet's own commitments to southern researchers.
Making a pledge to Connect South is easy. Here’s how.
Discussion forum on the Connect South Campaign is the place for you to tell others how you or your organization will Connect South. If you're stuck for ideas, why not take inspiration from the pledges that other people have made or copy one of the following examples?
The LinkedIn group is the place for you to tell others how you or your organization will Connect South. Below are the most recent pledges from the group discussions.
My pledge is to redouble our efforts to feature even more Southern content on the Capacity.org (www.capacity.org) web platform. There's need for more two-way traffic to strengthen development research, policy and practice.
My pledege as a young researcher, project analyst and environmentalist is to make sure that in my life time i play my role to help society exploring new techniques, alternatives and stategies, facts that will work out to ovecome poverty while gaining new experience from the group. I believe the South connection will be of benefit to me.
It is my pledge to continue to foster research capacity development and partnerships among southern-based individual scientists,Universities and other organizations, through this platform. I also aim to provide technical support for developing quality research leadership and community engagement in disease endemic countries, while learning new things.
My pledge is to continue to create awareness among researchers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) of the usefulness of Web 2.0 tools and technologies in creating greater visibility for their research. I also will continue to make researchers in the North more aware of the scholarly output of SSA.
I pledge to continue to research the best ways to utilise social media and web 2.0 tools to communicate research from the Global South. I believe social media is a powerful tool in the communication of development research and am committed to embracing and understanding new, emerging and appropriate techniques for communicating development.