ComDev Asia Holds Communication Training on DRM for Resilient Agriculture

on Thursday, 23 November 2017 01:55. Posted in Events

The ComDev Asia Initiative organized the training- workshop on communication planning for community radio with a slant on disaster risk management (DRM) towards resilient family farming and rural livelihoods. It was held from November 1-3, 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal, with 18 participants representing community radio, community media organizations and farmer groups. Participants came from five South Asian countries, namely: Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal.

 

DAY 1 - Communication Training on DRM for Resilient Agriculture

SBCC Summit Now Accepting Abstracts

on Monday, 23 October 2017 07:46. Posted in Opportunities

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Abstracts for oral presentations, poster presentations, pre-formed panel presentations, TED Talk-style “Comm Talks” and concept notes for skills-building workshops are now being accepted for the Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior, Amplifying Voices: What Works? 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit featuring Entertainment-Education.

ACORAB Elects New Executive Committee

on Thursday, 19 October 2017 09:03. Posted in News from the region

Subas Khatiwada newly elected President of ACORABJanuary 2017, Kathmandu: The Sixth National Convention of Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (ACORAB) Nepal held in Kathmandu on January 7, 2017 elected a new executive com- mittee under the leadership of Subas Khatiwada as the President of the committee.

ACORAB also expanded federal wings by electing seven federal executive committees comprising eleven members of all seven federal states of Nepal. A three-member Central Audit Committee has also been elected. A total of 278 community radio representatives participated in the convention and the assembly. e newly elected National executive committee will work for a term of three years.

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