Emergency radio in India happens at last

India’s first emergency FM station in flood-hit Cuddalore, TN, 107.8 FM is on air. Ekta Mittal of Maraa reports. A phone call from John Nelson, Managing Trustee of Sarnalayam Trust, in Cuddalore is what it took to get the ball rolling to set up the first...

Women in CR: Lessons from Mozambique

Palmira Velasco is a journalist and Director, Association of Women in Media (Associacao da Mulher na Comunicação Social – AMCS), Mozambique. Former editor of Demos, Palmira was the first Mozambican woman editor. At present, she is also Treasurer in the AMARC (World...

Bhutan holds its first CR capacity building workshop

As Bhutan takes its first steps towards introducing community broadcasting in the country, the first ever ‘Capacity Building Workshop on Community Radio’ was held in Phuentsholing between November 17-26, 2015. Conducted by the UNESCO Chair on Community Media team from...

CR toolkit adapted for use in five East African countries

The UNESCO Chair on Community Media team conducted a three-day workshop in Arusha, Tanzania with grassroots CR practitioners to adapt and validate the Community Radio Continuous Improvement Toolkit (CR-CIT), developed by the Chair with support from CEMCA, for East...

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