Bangladesh announces its Community Radio Policy 2017

on Thursday, 19 July 2018 06:49. Posted in News from the region

CommunityRadioPolicy 2017Despite its important role, community radios are confronted time and again with the issue of sustaining their operation. With no regular source of revenue, many have remained poorly equipped and understaffed.

Sustaining ‘Voice of Coastal People’ in Bangladesh

on Thursday, 19 July 2018 06:39. Posted in News from the region

Upokuler KothaAfter three years of pilot implementation, the Upokuler Kotha (Voice of the Coastal People) community radio program in Bangladesh moves forward with its sustainability plan. Starting June this year when its external funding from IFAD ended, the radio program will be sustained through various workable mechanisms.

Celebrating Asian Contributions to Communication for Development

on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 15:08. Posted in News from the region

A forthcoming chapter in a book celebrates the Asian contributions to Communication for Development (ComDev). The chapter highlights seven of these ccontributions in order to demonstrate the fundamental concerns that drive the agenda, processes and partnerships in the field.

Krishi Radio gets government support for expansion

on Thursday, 08 March 2018 15:15. Posted in News from the region

Krishi RadioKrishi Radio, the first government-run community radio in Amtali, Barguna, will soon be housed in its new building, complete with new set of equipment and facilities. This was disclosed by the Agriculture Information Service, the unit in the Department of Agricultural Extension, that directly manages the radio station.