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BNNRC urges revival of CR in Japan  Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has written to Sanae Takaichi, Japan’s Minster of Internal Affairs and Communications, to express their concern regarding the immediate revival of community radio in the...

​​Gram Vaani adopts ​a ​new avatar

Gram Vaani has entered into a strategic partnership with the Life Impacting Services business spinoff from OnMobile Global Ltd, to form OnionDev. Why this curious name? We feel this metaphor accurately captures what we have learned over the years. When putting...

Children introduced to CR and its potential

Save The Children, with support from CEMCA and Alfaz-e-Mewat FM 107.8 took their learning to diverse communities across Indian slum populations in Patna, Delhi, and Mumbai. The three-day training at each location was held in the months between June and August 2016....

Why audio archiving matters

Oral traditions of a society are reflections of their culture, art, idea and identities. Ancient societies relied primarily on oral transmissions to pass on their indigenous knowledge and history in myriad forms before the written word dominated. This subtle, but...

Sky is the limit for community radio: Arun Jaitley

Radio, particularly community radio, could emerge as a powerful medium for promoting education and local culture at the grassroots level, said Arun Jaitley, India’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting (MIB). Jaitley was speaking in New Delhi at the inaugural...

World Radio Day 2016: CR for emergency and disaster

For the radio sector in particular, strategic partnerships involving the three tiers of broadcasting – the public service broadcaster, private FM channels, and CR – needed to be built, as each tier ought to leverage the strengths of the others in times of emergency...

Building peace: Community Radio in Cameroon

Alexander Vojvoda, a civil peace service worker for the Presbyterian Church in Buea, Cameroon, works at CBS Radio FM 95.3 as part of his mission. He has developed media training tools for radio and engaged in capacity-building for editorial staff, volunteer and...

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