What do networks entail?

A simple network A network in its simplest form consists of two nodes and the two-way links that join them. The key to effective networks is for nodes to generate resources and for links to generate activities.

Nodes: Generating resources
  • Individuals: leaders, members, resource persons,
  • Organizations: governmental and non-governmental
  • Community groups: area specific, women, youth etc.
  • Published material: manuals, workbooks,
Links: Generating activities
  • meetings
  • seminars
  • training
  • laws and legislation
  • policies
  • programmes
  • projects

Hari Srinivas - hsrinivas@gdrc.org
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