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Opinions on the power of knowledge

KIT’s experience working on a wide variety of projects with numerous partners has also highlighted the need for more equitable partnerships. Those that are more collaborative or critical.

For instance, KIT – sometimes in collaboration with other partners from the Global North – often takes the lead role, with southern organisations having the role of ‘beneficiaries’ or being sub-contractors to contribute to (part of) the projects or programmes. Such a model of collaboration does not reflect equality, nor does it do justice to the success and quality of Southern expertise.

Sharing views

In the lead up to the Power of Knowledge event our advisors and guests shared their views on their experiences and how they think we could move towards more equitable partnerships in the future.