RADIOS FOR FOOD AMARC celebrates the World Food Day. Global call for productions

“Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must change too” is the theme of World Food Day 2016. The day – which this year falls on Sunday, October 16– will be observed during events and ceremonies taking place in over 150 countries around the globe, making it one of the most celebrated events on the UN calendar.
This year, we want to explore how food and agriculture must adapt to a changing climate in order to feed a growing population in a sustainable manner.

Launch of Climate Radio, a press agency and temporary FM radio station serving the worldwide community radio movement

AMARC launches Climate Radio, a temporary and multilingual press agency. This project wants to offer news coverage dedicated to the editorial needs of worldwide associative, community, campus and free radio stations, on the occasion of COP22, the UN conference on climate change, taking place from 7 to 18 November in Marrakech (Morocco).

www.climateradio.net

AMARC against Zika in Latin America and the Caribbean: Around 300 radio stations in 17 countries coordinated their efforts to fight the virus

The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joined UNESCO, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent and the World Health Organization in the fight against Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean. From March 21 to May, around 300 radio stations from the AMARC network were mobilized in 17 Zika-affected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to help disseminate prevention and health-related information via an international radio campaign.

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