GKPF believes in equal access to global knowledge and information for everyone
Ensuring the knowledge exchange and building partnership is one of the key focus of GKPF. The members of GKPF have the benefit to share information using this network.
Virtual Market of Opportunities (MoO)
Over the last 14 years, GKPF has played a crucial role as the Global Market Place for Development abilities and needs. GKPF enables practitioners and organizations to bring forward and offer their specific goods for all to see. In turn they are able to acquire the goods and abilities that are needed to make themselves stronger and more effective. The trading on this Global Marketplace for Development is done through sharing knowledge, building partnerships and the implementation of joint projects and activities. GKPF acts as market broker and market crier.
The physical and virtual Market of Opportunities is one of the actual manifestations of the GKPF mission and vision. What the MoO does is simply to give individuals and organizations the possibility to express and document their Needs and Abilities. The physical MoO which is taking place from time to time at conferences, and the virtual MoO will be implemented on the GKPF site soon. Online forms are posted; matches are made through automatic keyword matches or matchmaking through matchmakers. The participants of the virtual MoO also have access to additional facilities such as virtual meeting rooms, storehouses for documents and media, news feeds, promotion and features through “Market Criers”, an advocacy corner, resource mobilization tools and more
But the MoO has also additional important functions. It is an ideal tool to break open rigid “silos” as they so often occur in organizations that are composed of specific interest groups and constituencies. The MoO is one tool to find new ways for these groups to communicate with each other in a constructive way without questioning or force to change any of the participants.The plan is to create a virtual MoO on the GKPF www site.
The MoO has five major elements:
Coming soon: Virtual MoO
The platform for the Virtual Market of
GKPF is striving to create