Online Class

Valuing and Transferring Local Humanitarian Knowledge

With this 10-minute 'ready-to-use' Mobile Guide, you will discover how and why the local humanitarian knowledge that local organizations and communities hold, is essential for adapting the humanitarian response to the local context.

This training explores how leveraging and transferring local humanitarian knowledge from national actors promotes mutual understanding, strengthens local capacity, challenges power imbalances and encourages co-creation of knowledge to inform better decision-making and develop a more contextualized and localized humanitarian response.

This training is also available in
French, Arabic, Ukrainian, Polish and Russian.



Valuing and transferring local knowledge

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duration : 20 minutes
public : humanitarian actors from international and national organizations working on the ground and with local communities
objectives : better identify, document, transfer and integrate local knowledge and expertise into humanitarian operations and programs

CERAR designed this guide in collaboration with the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation