Indigenous CR Network formed in Nepal

on Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:55. Posted in News from the region

ICRNMarch 2017, Kathmandu: An Indigenous CR Network has been formed in Nepal by broadcasters and stations working with the objective of promoting rights of the indigenous people. The ICRN membership currently comprises 20 community radio stations. “To work with communities of indigenous people towards solving challenges faced by them through peaceful means and to further strengthen mainstream- ing of their concerns and rights through community radios is our main objective,” said Jagat Dong, Chairman of ICRN. “Our primary aim is to encourage members of indigenous communities, especially women and dalits to join community radios. We will be engaging in advocacy, awareness raising and capacity building to achieve our objectives,” he further said.

For further details, please contact: indigenousradionet@gmail.com

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.