First Round of Bangladesh – Nepal Exchange of Community Radio Broadcasters Started

on Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:51. Posted in News from the region

FK N participants 22Mar2017 1March 2017, Kathmandu: Two community radio broadcasters each from Bangladesh and Nepal are currently participating in the first round of an exchange program support by FK Norway – Exchange for development.

Participants from both countries will work with CR stations in the host country for six months to learn and also share from their experi- ences. At the same time, exchange participants will contribute towards the cra ing of Community Learning Program (CLP) handbook for community broadcasters, which will be produced at the end of the third round of exchange.

Workshop organized on‘Raising Public Accountability through Community Radios’

on Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:14. Posted in News from the region

WACC WS 5 7June2017 17June 2017, Kathmandu: Thirty community radio broadcasters selected from districts affected by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal learnt about disaster management communication, hazard, vulnerabilities, public accountability and media, and the relation between media and humanitarian organizations at a capacity building training workshop organized by AMARC Asia-Paci c with the support of World Association of Christian Communication (WACC).

The five-day training workshop was titled “Community Radios Intervening on Behalf of Earthquake A ected Communities” and was held in June 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Introductory CLP workshop for Nepali CR broadcasters

on Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:11. Posted in ComdevAsia News

CLP WS by Anushi 1May 17 3May 2017, Kathmandu: Anushi Agrawal of MARAA, India held a day long introduc- tory workshop on Community Learning Program (CLP) for representatives of commu- nity radio stations in Nepal.  The workshop was held in Kathmandu in May 2017. It covered a general introduction of the CLP process and ways in which it could be used in the Nepali context.

AMARC Asia-Pacific coordinates community radio study tour by Bhutanese community broadcasters

on Thursday, 19 October 2017 06:36. Posted in ComdevAsia News

Nepal tour by Bhutan CR  June 17 1June 2017, Kathmandu: A team of seven community radio broadcasters led by representatives of the Tarayana Foundation and Read Bhutan visited community radios in Nepal in an observation tour.  ey visited radio stations that di ered in terms of location, thematic focus areas, management and ownership structures, and participation. Thee team was mainly interested in learning about sustainability of community radio stations and participation of local community members. The community radio sector in Bhutan is only a few years old and it is trying to learn from good practices of community radio in di erent parts of the Asia-Paci c region. Last year, AMARC Asia-Paci c coordinated a similar visit by Bhutanese policy makers and community broadcasters to Indonesia.