Vol. 5 No. 2 (2009)
This issue of the Knowledge Management for Development Journal represents a newdeparture because it is the first issue which is not focused on a particular theme. Instead, itcomprises 6 articles on a variety of different subjects. However, there are two elementswhich are strikingly common to these different articles: the importance of individuals andtheir networks in bringing about change; and the power of these different approaches tocreate bridges across different knowledge domains or cultures, including local and scientificknowledge, and science and practice.