FCCM Recommendations Presented at Global Dialogue on Family Farming

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 15:29 -- jphil

On October 28th, 2014 Maria Pia Matta, President of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), presented a solid set of recommendations for the way forward with regards to communication for development in the framework of family farming.

AMARC Stands in Solidarity with Ayotzinapa

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:15 -- jphil

November 5th, 2014. During its latest session, held in Rome, Italy, on the 27th and 28th of October 2014, the International Council of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) passed a resolution urging the Mexican government to investigate the disappearance of 43 students from the rural Normal Raúl Isidro Burgos community in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. AMARC feels the anguish of their parents and stands with those seeking the safe return of the children.

African singers unite to record the song Africa Stop Ebola

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46 -- jphil

Paris, 27th October 2014. A collective of African musicians have come together to record a song to help raise awareness about Ebola in Africa. The song, entitled “Africa Stop Ebola”, features the singers Tiken Jah Fakoly, Amadou & Mariam, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare, Kandia Kouyate, Mory Kante, Sia Tolno, Barbara Kanam and rappers Didier Awade, Marcus and Mokobe.