Posted in: Knowledge, Networks – 18 October 2016
5 Discussion Points by Karsten Weitzenegger
delivered at the German Development Institute (DIE) Alumni Conference, Bonn, 9 September 2016
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Everybody knows something; nobody knows everything. Knowledge is the only resource that grows when shared. The need for knowledge sharing is evident in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). No single individual can cover all aspects of the SDGs; even not entire scientific disciplines are enough to solve the holistic and interlinked problems. We have to rely on knowledge of others, accept diversity of approaches and learn to deal with uncertainty.