Launching of the Second Part of the Awareness Campaign for the International Year of Family Farming

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 14:47 -- valerie

Montreal, March 24th, 2014. In the context of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) has joined forces with the FAO to launch an awareness campaign targeted at farmers’ organizations and the rural population. The main objective is to use community radio as a platform to share information with the farming community and involve them further in the discussion regarding the key role family farming plays in economic and social development.

Community Radios to Fight Against Caste Based Discrimination in Nepal

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:59 -- jphil

March 20, 2014, Kathmandu. On the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21st March, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, AMARC Asia-Pacific, Association of Community Radio Broadcasters of Nepal, ACORAB, and the Jagaran Media Centre, JMC, have decided to work jointly to mobilize community radios of Nepal against all kinds of discriminations, especially against caste-based discriminati

Launch of the Communication for Development Platform “YenKasa Africa”: Facilitating Dialogue

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:29 -- jphil

Dakar, March 20th 2014. This week we celebrate the launch of the Communication for Development (ComDev) platform YenKasa Africa, a regional platform promoted by FAO and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) to enhance knowledge and experience sharing in communication applied to agriculture and rural development in Africa, which encompasses farming, livestock, forestry and fishery sectors.

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