Study on the participation of decision-makers in networks for knowledge sharing
Skat carried out a study focusing on decision-makers and their participation in networks. The study was part of the project “Networking and Information/Knowledge Management by Regional Organizations in the Field of Natural Resources Management” (NeRO) funded by the German Agency Technical Cooperation (GTZ).
The objectives of the study were to understand and document the factors how decision-makers or their representatives within governments become aware of formal networks and their benefits, how they use networks, how they get involved, and in which way they can contribute to the achievement of the network’s objectives.
The specific research questions that were addressed in the study are:
The study was carried out in close collaboration with the Natural Resources Unit of the Bureau for Resources Development of the ASEAN Secretariat and Georg Buchholz from the GTZ ASEAN-German Regional Forest Programme (ReFOP).