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A '''wiki''' is a collaborative website, which has surpassed most people's expectations in allowing collaboration to build a [[knowledge]] resource. At the same time, the many dormant wikis show that it not as simple as installing wiki software and inviting people to contribute - a thriving wiki takes constant work by committed people.
 
A '''wiki''' is a collaborative website, which has surpassed most people's expectations in allowing collaboration to build a [[knowledge]] resource. At the same time, the many dormant wikis show that it not as simple as installing wiki software and inviting people to contribute - a thriving wiki takes constant work by committed people.
  
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* Fewer attempts at an [[International development wiki]] or [[Open development wiki]]
 
* Fewer attempts at an [[International development wiki]] or [[Open development wiki]]
 
* There has been discussion about a [[Humanitarian wiki]], but possibly only [[Appropedia]] is active in this area.
 
* There has been discussion about a [[Humanitarian wiki]], but possibly only [[Appropedia]] is active in this area.
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* Several [[permaculture wiki]]s exist, mostly inactive; Appropedia's [[permaculture]] pages are active, but most of the site relates to permaculture to some degree.
 
* Several wikis in this area have [[Appropedia:A history of collaboration|merged to form what is now Appropedia]].
 
* Several wikis in this area have [[Appropedia:A history of collaboration|merged to form what is now Appropedia]].
 
* See [[Green wikis and development wikis]] for a more comprehensive look at this, with an analysis of many wikis' size and activity.
 
* See [[Green wikis and development wikis]] for a more comprehensive look at this, with an analysis of many wikis' size and activity.
  
 
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Default.png    See also the Wikis category.
for subtopics, how-tos, project pages, designs, organization pages and more.


A wiki is a collaborative website, which has surpassed most people's expectations in allowing collaboration to build a knowledge resource. At the same time, the many dormant wikis show that it not as simple as installing wiki software and inviting people to contribute - a thriving wiki takes constant work by committed people.

In particular, there have been many attempts at wikis related to sustainability and international development: